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Bowl

Medium:
Glazed clay
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.1 x 44.5 cm (5 9/16 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
11th century
Topic:
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1927.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ad582e16-a885-4998-9c38-401a9ff7a711
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1927.4
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Textile fragment (forgery)

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.2 x 30 cm (12 11/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century
Topic:
tree  Search this
forgery  Search this
warrior  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1981.28
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e4e9a934-824c-4970-983c-836f6fa13af4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1981.28

Mail Scams and Schemes: Art Forgeries

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-24T16:51:08.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
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SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ltJEV70M3_E

Gold bracelet

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
forgery  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1958.14
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ee5e50e6-a4ea-4c1a-b6b2-9b748b34f318
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1958.14

Figure of a wild goat (forgery)

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H (overall): 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Iran
Date:
Modern forgery
Topic:
goat  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1963.15
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c83c8758-5551-45cf-a9fa-678a9475cae3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1963.15

Figure of a wild goat (forgery)

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H (overall): 22.6 cm (8 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Iran
Date:
Modern forgery
Topic:
goat  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1964.6
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d49fd1a9-e11c-4026-993c-f267a43b45e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1964.6

Necklace

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H: 56 cm (22 1/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
12th century
Period:
Saljuq period
Topic:
Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1966.7
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a49a09a7-2822-41f9-9d38-6e7be3495b86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1966.7

Necklace (forgery)

Medium:
Gold with turqouise
Dimensions:
H: 38 cm (14 15/16 in)
Type:
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
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1966.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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

Pair of lion-shaped earrings

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x W: 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century forgery in the style of the Seljuk period (1038-1194)
Topic:
lion  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1980.200a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3537919f8-6621-4f74-8882-83d36a88f10d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1980.200a-b

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Forgery after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.2cm x 7.9cm (4" x 3 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Revolutionary War Army officer  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Walters Art Museum
Object number:
38.441
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40e6d7889-ea0c-4072-9e56-3c8f58fd7239
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_38.441

George Washington

Artist:
G. Rouse, 19th - 20th century  Search this
Forgery after:
Pierre Eugène Du Simitière, c. 1736 - 1784  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Wax relief
Dimensions:
28cm x 21cm (11" x 8 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1920-30
Topic:
Sculpture\Relief  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Revolutionary War Army officer  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Object number:
60-39.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48e3209e4-81ca-4623-9601-abd4acf9580b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_60-39.5

Oral history interview with Lloyd Goodrich

Creator:
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Field, Hamilton Easter  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Extent:
225 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1962 June 13-1963 March 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Lloyd Goodrich conducted 1962 June 13-1963 March 25, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Goodrich speaks of his youth in Nutley, New Jersey; his family background; his father's influence; his friendship with Reginald Marsh; studying at the Art Students League under Kenneth Hayes Miller; attending the National Academy of Design; his interest in music and poetry; deciding upon a career in art; working as a writer, editor, and critic for "The Arts"; his travels for "The Arts"; critics he knew; his book on Thomas Eakins; his work with the Public Works of Art Project; political problems with government support of the arts in the 1930s through the 1950s; working as a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art; the problem of forgeries; the Whitney's relationship with other museums; and politics at the Whitney. He recalls Juliana Force, Forbes Watson, Alfred Stieglitz and Hamilton Easter Field.
Biographical / Historical:
Lloyd Goodrich (1897-1987) was a museum director and art historian living in New York, New York.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. No audio exists. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Art -- Forgeries  Search this
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.goodri62
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9eb332c1e-f482-4b6c-8f48-05fdcdbac176
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-goodri62
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Oral history interview with Raymond J. Horowitz

Interviewee:
Horowitz, Raymond J.  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Columbia University -- Students  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Adler, A. M. (Abraham M), 1902-1985  Search this
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Cikovsky, Nicolai, 1894-  Search this
Fraad, Daniel  Search this
Fraad, Rita  Search this
Gerdts, William H.  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Magriel, Paul David, 1906-  Search this
McGoldrick, Joseph D. (Joseph Daniel), 1901-  Search this
Mellon, Paul  Search this
Mount, Charles Merrill  Search this
Spanierman, Ira  Search this
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991  Search this
Stebbins, Theodore E.  Search this
Terra, Daniel J., 1911-1996  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (4 hrs. 30 min.), analog)
56 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 Oct. 20-Nov. 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Horowitz conducted 2004 Oct.20-Nov. 5, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, N.Y.
Horowitz speaks of his privileged childhood in New York; the effects of the Depression on his family's finances; attending Columbia University for Law and the anti-Semitism he faced there; his ingratiation into art appreciation through Meyer Shapiro; employment under then-New York City comptroller Joseph McGoldrick; the formation of his law practice; and his marriage to his wife, Margaret Goldenberg. Horowitz also mentions his involvement in left-wing political movements; how he managed relationships with different dealers; his experiences with misattributed artworks and forgeries, particularly his luck in avoiding them; the hobbies of himself and his wife; how he avoids relationships with the artists of his works; sharing information with other collectors; the economics of donating artworks and the subsequent tax breaks; the importance of credit in art purchasing; how he and Margaret conferred on purchases; their affinity for Chase; his habits on lending to exhibitions; the differences between the management of the Metropolitan Museum and the National Gallery; his summer homes in East Hampton and Provincetown; the problems with contemporary art scholarship; and the importance of dealers in affirming the interest in American art. Horowitz spends most of the interview reflecting upon others in the art world whom he has met. He recalls Ira Spanierman, Dan and Rita Fraad, Charles Merill Mount, Victor Spark, Abraham Adler, Nicolai Cikovsky, Phillipe de Montebello, Theodore Stebbins, Jack Levine, Daniel Terra, Joseph Hirshhorn, Norman Hirschl, John Canaday, Doris and Harry Rubin, Paul Mellon, Bill Gerdts, Paul Magriel, Bernard Meyers, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Raymond Horowitz (1916-2005) was a collector from New York, N.Y. Avis Berman is an art historian from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Depressions -- 1929  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.horowi04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e03ce7be-26ab-4650-8e70-b186b080cd3b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-horowi04
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Bowl

Medium:
Glazed composition with paint
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 4.3 × 17.3 cm (1 11/16 × 6 13/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
mid 19th-early 20th century
Period:
Modern
Topic:
fish  Search this
lotus  Search this
forgery  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d21ad96d-6f70-4f8c-b5e8-b24685da6255
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.14

Thin oblong tile, with a female head in relief

Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.2 x 12.6 x 2.6 cm (3 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 1 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
late 19th century
Period:
Modern
Topic:
forgery  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Hathor  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.153
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3567ece43-7f5f-429f-8cd8-db578aa33543
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.153

Head of a young girl (forgery)

Medium:
Brownish limestone and alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.3 x 13.2 x 8.6 cm (6 13/16 x 5 3/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Egypt
Topic:
child  Search this
forgery  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3348ff4c5-0a18-4a34-944f-8ae1be8873a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.6

Bowl (forgery)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.9 x 13.5 cm (2 11/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Topic:
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.53
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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
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
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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
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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:
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
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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
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Plate

Medium:
Glazed clay
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.2 x 34.6 cm (3 1/4 x 13 5/8 in)
Style:
Aghkand ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
10th-11th century
Topic:
Aghkand ware  Search this
forgery  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1927.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d52cd8fa-060d-405f-864d-a4717a1131f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1927.2
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