I think when you visit a museum, you are led to believe that the sculpture you see was made to the artist's specifications. You may be misled in believing that because the artist may not even have had a hand in the production of an artwork that bears his/her signature.
My latest article is about Auguste Rodin and works that were produced posthumously. He is merely an example of what may be more commonplace than we would like to think.
Here's the latest article from the Art Appreciation site at BellaOnline.com.
Is That Rodin Bronze Cast at The Museum Real?
The Rodin sculpture at your local museum is real, but is it authentic?
Ill explain the possible difference.
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