Aviva Briefel

Aviva Briefel is Associate Professor of English at Bowdoin College.

The Deceivers
Art Forgery and Identity in the Nineteenth Century
Aviva Briefel
The nineteenth century witnessed an unprecedented increase in art forgery, caused both by the advent of national museums and by a rapidly growing bourgeois interest in collecting objects from the past. This rise had profound repercussions on...





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