Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger

Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger

Ken Perenyi

The actual confessions of the main notorious art-forger in American history―a catch-me-if-you-can caper that finds the interior workings of the artwork world.


For over thirty years, Ken Perenyi raked in riches by means of forging masterpieces, convincing even the main discerning specialists that his works have been authentic.

Growing up as a working-class child in castle Lee, New Jersey, Perenyi by no means dreamed of changing into an artwork forger. despite the fact that, while he stumbled upon The fortress, a wide crumbling property in his local, he stumbled on himself in the course of the hot York avant-garde paintings scene. below their mentorship, he came upon he possessed a preternatural skill to mimic the works of previous masters, a capability that defied even the main certified specialists and catapulted him to a lifetime of riches.

Honest, gripping, and astounding, Caveat Emptor reveals the ironies latent to the artwork international, whereas telling the dramatic tale of the way Perenyi controlled to drag it off.


32 pages of colour pictures

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