EXPLORE VIENNA

Too Good to be True

Salomon Weininger, 1827 Ungarisch-Hradisch – 1879 Stein(?) Reliquiar mit einem Dorn der Krone Christi; Fälschung; Original: London, British Museum, Waddesdon Bequest 1860/70 H. 30,3 cm; B. 13,1 cm; T. 7,5 cm, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
The criterion of authenticity is central to the appreciation of art - but what happens when an imitation is too good to be true? - Forgery in the world of art.