Lecture: Genuine or Fake? Establishing Authenticity in Traditional Chinese Painting
How does one determine a real from a fake Chinese painting? What determines the difference between a copy and a forgery? These questions have confounded collectors and connoisseurs for centuries. This lecture by Stephen Little, curator and head of the Chinese and Korean Art Department,examines some of the key issues and techniques involved in the connoisseurship of Chinese painting.
Brown Auditorium | Free admission for East Asian Art Council Members, $5 LACMA members, $10 general admission | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or purchase online.
Sponsored by the East Asian Art Council. Image: Wen Zhengming (1470—1559), Old Trees by a Cold Waterfall, dated 1531, hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, 55.67.1