Art Forgery: The Role of the Document Examiner

    Volume 37, Issue 4 (July 1992)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Page Count: 19

    Hanna, GA
    Questioned Document Examiner, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA

    (Received 12 April 1991; accepted 2 December 1991)


    Art fraud constitutes a new area of investigation. Consequently, the legal profession is exploring the use of various fields of expertise to assist them in determining the authenticity of art. This paper defines the latitude of the document examiner in such cases.

    In so doing, it describes the types of art applicable to document examination, enumerates the inherent limitations and hazards, and discusses the process and conclusions of this type of examination.

    Paper ID: JFS13296J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13296J

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    Title Art Forgery: The Role of the Document Examiner
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30