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Viewpoint: Vermeer, True and False

When:
May 29th
@
Time:
7:00pm
Past Event
Where:
Historic Asolo Theater

Presented by Jonathan Lopez

Han van Meegeren is one of the most well known of the great art forgers of the twentieth  century.  His forgeries of the work of the great Dutch artist, Johannes Vermeer, were purchased by some of the most prestigious, and notorious, collectors of the day including Andrew Mellon and Herman Goering.  Romanticized versions of his life and flamboyant art exploits have fascinated audiences for years.  In his book, The Man who made Vermeers, noted art historian and author Jonathan Lopez, reveals the facts behind the fiction of this master forger.

Join us for a reception and book signing immediately following the program.

For further information about Jonathan Lopez, visit his website at http://www.jonathanlopez.net/

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions through these engaging programs by noted curators and scholars.

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