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The art forger [electronic resource] : a novel / by B.A. Shapiro.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (360 p.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.

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Boston painter Claire Roth has survived financially by painting reproductions, so when influential gallery owner Aiden Markel arrives with a bizarre proposal--her own show if she will forge a copy of a Degas, one of the pictures stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum--she says yes. As she works, Claire and Aiden become lovers, but she doesn't tell him about her discovery that the stolen Degas is itself a copy. This knowledge is Claire's lifeline when the finished forgery is discovered, Aiden and then Claire are both arrested, and only she can save them.
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Description based on print version record.
Subject: Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924 > Fiction.
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 > Fiction.
Art > Forgeries > Fiction.
Art forgers > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Electronic books.

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