Museum says discovered Vincent van Gogh sketches are fakes


Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum said the 126-year-old sketchbook that an art historian discovered in France, hailed as a major find, contains only 'monotonous, clumsy and spiritless' fakes of the Dutch artist's work.

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A Canadian art historian’s discovery of a 126-year-old sketchbook purported to be the lost work of beloved painter Vincent van Gogh is being dismissed as fake by the Netherlands’ Van Gogh Museum, the world’s foremost authority on the artist’s life and work, reports The Toronto Star.