The Modigliani Scandal Characters

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Peter Usher

Usher is an artist that the Belgrave Art Gallery took over after the previous gallery that handled his works went broke. Usher breaks with Belgrave and can't find another gallery to handle his work. He teaches art on a part-time basis and that his is only source of income. He is irate about the fact that artists receive nothing while they are alive. The art dealers are the ones that make the money that should go to the artist. Usher is recognized in Paris by the detective, Lipsey, on the street where the old man lives above the fish market. Peter and his old friend, Mitch, had concocted an art swindle scheme as a publicity stunt. They would paint fakes of masterpieces and sell them. Then they would let the world know what they had done. In order to add authenticity to the fakes, Peter goes to...

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