Fake or Fortune? Series 7: Nicholson
Journalist Fiona Bruce teams up with art expert Philip Mould to investigate mysteries behind paintings.
Can the team prove that a beautiful still life of a glass jug and pears is the work of celebrated British artist William Nicholson? The investigation began when viewer Lyn got in touch to ask for our help – a painting she owns recently suffered a fatal blow when it was rejected by the leading authority on William Nicholson and was left out of the artist’s latest catalogue raisonnee – the official list of all his known works
As the team delve back into the provenance of the painting, they come across an alarming find – could this painting have been involved in one of the great art crimes of the 20th century? Fiona meets reformed art forger John Myatt to find out if he ever faked a Nicholson.
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