BELTRACCHI THE FORGER
One of the greatest scams in the history of art
Wolfgang Fischer, aka Wolfgang Beltracchi, has for more than 35 years created and sold counterfeit works of art to the largest institutions, art galleries, museums and auction houses in the world.
Over the course of his “career” he has made over 300 paintings, falsifying the style of 50 great masters of art history, including Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Raoul Dufy and Campendonk
Beltracchi had developed an ingenious process that guaranteed him to become a real “professional forger”, until he was discovered.
Let’s get to know the history of the art counterfeiter most feared by experts …
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