The Art Forger - Chapters 1 – 10 Summary & Analysis

B. A. Shapiro
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Summary

A March 17, 2011 Boston Globe article detailing the twenty-first anniversary of the largest art theft in history from the Gardner Museum is reproduced in which two thieves, disguised as police officers, stole 13 paintings worth more than $500-million, including paintings by Degas, Vermeer, and Rembrandt.

Chapter 1 – Thirty-one year-old Claire Roth, an incredible artist who makes a living precisely reproducing the work of famous artists for Reproductions.com, is working on a series of her own original paintings of Boston’s windows. Claire arranges many of these paintings in her studio for the visit of wealthy and famous art dealer Aiden Markel of Newbury Street’s Markel Gallery, an important visit because Claire is largely shunned in the art world due to her living making reproductions. Claire has rarely seen Markel since she broke up with Isaac. Markel reports that Isaac’s painting “Orange Nude” (a portrait...

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