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Paul Gachet

 (1828 - 1909)
Paul (Dr. Paul) Gachet was active/lived in France.  Paul Gachet is known for amateur artist, collector, art patron.

Paul Gachet

The following text related to a 1999 exhibition and is a Reprint From The Art Newspaper,

Fakes controversies
Cézanne joins Van Gogh for close scrutiny

The current exhibition at the Grand Palais gives the Musée d'Orsay's verdict on its own questioned Van Goghs and draws attention to problems with other Van Goghs and Cézannes from the Gachet Collection.

LONDON. Dr. Paul Gachet, friend and patron of the Post-Impressionists, has long been an enigmatic figure. Some critics argue that he exploited Cézanne and Van Gogh, and even forged their work. They claim that among Gachet donations to French museums are several fakes, most notably, one of the two versions of Van Gogh's Portrait of Dr Gachet  ...  Displaying 750 of 15147 characters.

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About  Paul Gachet

Born:  1828 - Lille, France
Died:   1909 - France
Known for:  amateur artist, collector, art patron