Eric Hebborn - Forger Extraordinary

He was one of the most prolific art forgers of the 20th Century. A talented painter in his own right he became disillusioned with the art world and enjoyed fooling the experts. His drawings found their way into many of the grandest galleries in the world.

Image: Boy with a dog. Stefano della Bella, Imitator British,
National Gallery of Canada. Photo ©NGC

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