Attributed Van Gogh Sketchbook Sparks Debate Over Authenticity

November 16th, 2016

disputed-van-gogh-sketch-via-telegraphA Van Gogh expert is claiming that she has found a collection of 65 previously unseen drawings by Vincent Van Gogh, sparking a fierce dispute over its authenticity.  “The Van Gogh Museum has been aware for some time of the album of drawings that is now being presented as a lost Arles sketchbook by Vincent van Gogh,” the The Van Gogh Museum said in a statement.  “Our researchers and curators are happy about every new work that can correctly be attributed to Van Gogh, but on the basis of high-quality photographs sent to them of 56 drawings – out of 65 in total – they were of the opinion that these could not be attributed to Vincent van Gogh.”

Read more at The Telegraph