centerlogobigAAD logo

enarzh-CNnlfrdehiplrues
Art Theft

James Stunt tried to sell a Monet for £20million that turned out to be a fake – just days before The Mail on Sunday revealed allegations that the bankrupt businessman had lent counterfeit works to the Prince of Wales.

Television art expert Ian Towning, who owns the prestigious Bourbon Hanby Arcade in Chelsea, West London, says he was invited to inspect the painting, described as a landscape painted by the French Impressionist in 1889, during a cloak-and'-dagger meeting at Stunt's Belgravia flat on October 29.

To read more on The Daily Mail:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7668535/James-Stunt-tried-sell-20million-Monet-turned-fake.html

 Screen Shot 2019 07 15 at 23.09.00

You may also like to read:

* Stunt and his alleged forgeries - The grand tour courtesy the kids' own instagram page

* Remembering when James Stunt sold his Old Masters

* Two Cottage Doors

About the Author

AAD REPORTS

AAD REPORTS

AAD REPORTS   Reports, news and opinion from Art-Antiques-Design.com