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Art Theft

The alleged Monet below dated from 1882 should have been dated to around 1912.

The water lilies the forger copied are from very late in the artist's life, indeed, Monet was near blind from cataracts.

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Fake1An American forger says he, not Claude Monet, painted this image of water lilies that hung at Dumfries House

Prince Charles has become embroiled in a major art scandal following allegations that a painting at one of his favourite stately homes is an audacious fake – and not the £50 million Monet it was claimed to be.

An American forger says he, not the 19th Century French impressionist, painted the image of water lilies that hung at Dumfries House, the headquarters of The Prince's Foundation.

It has now been removed from public view. This newspaper has also seen evidence that two other artworks there – purporting to be a £42 million Picasso and a £12 million Dali – are also counterfeit.

Read more on The Mail:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7643225/Prince-Charles-hit-major-counterfeit-art-scandal.html

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