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M.A. Tina Öcal | 03/28/2013 | 20399 Views | Announcements

Forgeries as cross-cultural objects of the contact zone

Giovanni Bastianini and the art market in Florence during the Risorgimento

„Communities are distinguished not by their falsity/genuineness, but by the style in which they are imagined." [1] This statement of Benedict Anderson can particularly be applied to the forgeries…

Forgeries as cross-cultural objects of the contact zone

Abb. 1: I Pifferi di montagna, ossia gli antiquari fiorentini a parigi. Die Händler Freppa,
Rusca und Sorbi (von links nach rechts), anonyme Karikatur aus: Il Piovano Arlotto, 1858.