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Forgeries

Collection Creator:
McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1963
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1995, bulk 1920-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Elizabeth McCausland papers
Elizabeth McCausland papers / Series 6: Marsden Hartley / 6.4: Correspondence and General Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ce666265-b859-4ade-af98-34ecc4b03a07
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mccaeliz-ref614

Forgeries of Bada Shanren Album

Artist:
Zhang Daqian 張大千 (China, 1899-1983)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (b-h: image): 25.5 x 22.8 cm (10 1/16 x 9 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1899-1983
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
fish  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
cursive script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1991.7a-s
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f4598d25-c274-4cf9-b340-a28653e4afe8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1991.7a-s

Fakes and Forgeries (correspondence)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fb025619-48fd-4be4-b6f1-5d467e156c30
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref1128

Fakes and Forgeries (correspondence)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d2664a24-f4bf-46d6-9ef4-a472a9d1ea10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref1129

Fakes and Forgeries (notes)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94b9f8b77-080c-43e5-adea-3c2f70e17f4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref1130

Fakes and Forgeries (correspondence)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw954405cd0-ac7f-4a6a-b8e8-e96a8ece0de6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref522

Fakes and Forgeries (notes)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9133a62b9-fea6-4967-9735-ad074f69774b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref523

Guardi, Francesco (forgeries)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940-1960
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 5.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 8: Research Files / 8.3: Artists, Vedute Painters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96bc8967f-083c-4dae-9882-4ba6992f52f6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref618

Fakes and Forgeries (printed material)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1953
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw925e3e8f6-cb51-438c-aacc-cc0991ff80e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref524

Research Notes, Forgeries and Copies

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 8: Research Files / 8.2: Artists, Canaletto
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9430f3280-8137-4114-a40b-0f35a7a5a171
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref588

Fakes and Forgeries (artworks, I)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b28928da-ae36-482a-8e60-1f72343d34cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref913

Spearhead; forgery

Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Metalwork
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Carl Whiting Bishop collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number:
FSC-B-176
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31c8ce53b-80bd-41c5-99ce-18d624dc8013
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-B-176

Bowl (forgery)

Medium:
Earthenware painted over glaze with lustre
Dimensions:
H x W: 9.9 x 35.9 cm (3 7/8 x 14 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
forgery  Search this
Iraq  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
lustre  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1925.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3eff3210b-d379-447c-a24c-cf4719e81b6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1925.6
Online Media:

Necklace (forgery)

Medium:
Gold with turqouise
Dimensions:
H: 38 cm (14 15/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century forgery in the style of the Sasanian period (224-651)
Topic:
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
granulation  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1966.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36a24c009-9920-4d83-aaf9-ff75b10919dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1966.8

Plate (forgery)

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.6 x 40.8 cm (3 3/8 x 16 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
12th century or later
Topic:
Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1961.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3459e7bf3-5b8b-4888-8783-168caa05de26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1961.21
Online Media:

Astrolabe (forgery?)

Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.1 x 13.1 x 3.1 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/16 x 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
astronomy  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
chasing  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1942.8a-h
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d112bb30-00d1-4977-8f48-31fe800258d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1942.8a-h
Online Media:

Bowl (forgery)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.9 x 13.5 cm (2 11/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
inlay  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
black and white inlay  Search this
hammering  Search this
incising  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.53
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye395d332fa-7512-4905-85f2-905d800b01f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.53

Statuette, probably modern forgery

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.2 x 8.3 x 8.2 cm (10 5/16 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
man  Search this
forgery  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.67a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3952addec-a40e-46bb-8a00-b7113a4e2857
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.67a-b
Online Media:

Fakes and Forgeries (artworks, G-H)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw912eff120-dd3e-4f8d-9a51-0748b180518e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref1131

Fakes and Forgeries (artworks, J-M)

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1947
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
W.G. Constable papers
W.G. Constable papers / Series 7: Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94eee2604-1ff5-4997-b289-a5e6f4c0f2be
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref1132

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