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Author Salisbury, Laney.
Title Provenance : how a con man and a forger rewrote the history of modern art / Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo.
Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2009.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND1662.M93 S26 2009    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND1662.M93 S26 2009    AVAILABLE  
Subject Myatt, John, 1945-
Drewe, John, 1948-
Art forgers -- England -- Biography.
Impostors and imposture -- England -- Biography.
Alt Name Sujo, Aly.
Description xv, 327 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-316) and index.
Contents "I want a nice Matisse" -- Canvas greed -- Art for sale -- Crossing the line -- Mibus wants his money back -- Self-made man -- Wreckers of civilization -- At the easel -- The fine art of provenance -- Full speed ahead -- After Giacometti -- A sinister message -- The bookworm -- The paper trail -- Falling off a log -- The bow tie -- Into the whirlwind -- Standing nude -- The pond man -- Myatt's blue period -- The chameleon -- A loaded briefcase -- The Auschwitz concert -- Extreme prudence -- We're not alone -- A slow burn -- The art squad -- The macaroni caper -- Nicked -- Aladdin's cave -- The fox -- Drewe descending -- South -- The trial.
Summary Recounts the activities of John Drewe, who manipulated struggling artist John Myatt and other unwitting accomplices to become prolific art forgers whose works Drewe successfully passed off as legitimate pieces.
ISBN 9781594202209
1594202206
OCLC # 276819734
Table of Contents
 Dramatis Personae 
 Prologue1
1"I Want a Nice Matisse"7
2Canvas Greed15
3Art for Sale25
4Crossing the Line33
5Mibus Wants his Money Back38
6Self-Made Man45
7Wreckers of Civilization55
8At the Easel64
9The Fine Art of Provenance72
10Full Speed Ahead82
11After Giacometti91
12A Sinister Message100
13The Bookworm107
14The Paper Trail115
15Falling Off a Log122
16The Bow Tie130
17Into the Whirlwind136
18Standing Nude146
19The Pond Man150
20Myatt's Blue Period160
21The Chameleon170
22A Loaded Briefcase178
23The Auschwitz Concert185
24Extreme Prudence194
25We're Not Alone199
26A Slow Burn ...203
27The Art Squad211
28The Macaroni Caper218
29Nicked226
30Aladdin's Cave232
31The Fox248
32Drewe Descending262
33South273
34The Trial281
 Bibliography313
 Index317