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The Resource A forger's tale : the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers, Shaun Greenhalgh ; contributions by Waldemar Januszczak

A forger's tale : the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers, Shaun Greenhalgh ; contributions by Waldemar Januszczak

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A forger's tale : the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers
Title
A forger's tale
Title remainder
the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Greenhalgh ; contributions by Waldemar Januszczak
Title variation
forgers tale
Title variation remainder
the memoir of one of Britains most successful and infamous art forgers
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Language
eng
Summary
In 2007, Bolton Crown Court in the United Kingdom sentenced Shaun Greenhalgh to four years and eight months in prison for the crime of producing artistic forgeries. Working out of a shed in his parents' garden, Greenhalgh had successfully fooled some of the world's greatest museums. During the court case, the breadth of his forgeries shocked the art world and tantalised the media. What no one realised was how much more of the story there was to tell. Written in prison, A Forger's Tale details Shaun's notorious career and the extraordinary circumstances that led to it. From Leonardo drawings to L.S. Lowry paintings, from busts of American presidents to Anglo-Saxon brooches, from cutting-edge Modernism to the ancient art of the Stone Age, Greenhalgh could--and did--copy it all. Told with great wit and charm, this is the definitive account of Britain's most successful and infamous forger, a man whose love for art saturates every page of this extraordinary memoir
Summary
The riveting account of how Britain's most prolific and versatile forger hoodwinked the art world
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Biography type
autobiography
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10618212
Cataloging source
YDX
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Greenhalgh, Shaun
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Januszczak, Waldemar
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True
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  • Greenhalgh, Shaun
  • Art
  • Art forgers
  • Prisoners
Target audience
adult
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the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers
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A forger's tale : the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers, Shaun Greenhalgh ; contributions by Waldemar Januszczak
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059947502
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781760295226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983036251
Label
A forger's tale : the memoir of one of Britain's most successful and infamous art forgers, Shaun Greenhalgh ; contributions by Waldemar Januszczak
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059947502
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781760295226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983036251

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