Icilio Federico Joni
(1866 - 1946)
Icilio Federico Joni was active/lived in Italy. Icilio Joni is known for religious figure painting, art forgery.
Biography Icilio Federico Joni
The following information was published in The New York Times.
Masters of the art of forgery
By Roderick Conway Morris
Published: July 31, 2004
SIENA, Italy— Acurious but, until recently, never systematically investigated spin-off of the 19th-century Gothic Revival was a thriving industry in fake pictures and sculptures.
The epicenter of this activity was Siena, as the products of the workshops here ended up in just about every major museum, gallery and private collection in the world.
The story of these fakes and their creators now unfolds in an immaculately researched and visually sumptuous exhibition curated by the Sienese art historian Gianni Mazzoni, "Falsi d'autore" (Fakes by
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