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Fake?

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Is Georges de ta Tour's famous Fortune Tetter, featured as one of the 100 Great PatMttngs in the BBC2 series, a great painting or a great fake? Was it painted in 17th-century France as claimed by the Metropolitan Museum in New York who owns it, or faked in our own time as part of a huge conspiracy?
Edwin MuUins investigates the case for the prosecution, presented by historians Christopher Wright and Diana de Marly , and for the defence, argued by John Breatey and Dr Pieter Meyers of the Metropolitan Museum. Also giving evidence. Professor Michael Kit -son of London University.
... a major and cotourfMt art rote :s about to break.
(EVENING STANDARD)
The batt!e has jMst begun.
(THE SUNDAY TIMES)
Fi]m editor ANGUS NEWTON
Executive producer Bin- MORTOK Producer CENtS MORtARTY

Contributors

Unknown: Edwin Muuins
Unknown: Christopher Wright
Unknown: Diana de Marly
Unknown: John Breatey
Unknown: Dr Pieter Meyers
Unknown: Michael Kit
Editor: Angus Newton
Producer: Bin- Mortok
Producer: Cents Mortarty

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