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Benatov: The Man Behind the Bronzes

The foundry outside Paris of Leonardo Benatov has made a specialty of producing posthumous editions of work by artists such as Degas, Dalí, and Rodin. His casting techniques have been praised. But scholars have questioned the legitimacy of the sculptures his foundry turns out Read More

Canadian VitaPro mogul, philanthropist, and collector Yank Barry showing off one of his 74 Degas bronzes, cast from "recently discovered" plasters.
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Adding to the Confusion

A dealer’s appraisal of bronzes cast from plasters said to be authentic lifetime works by Degas adds to the controversial nature of the enterprise. Read More

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A Controversy over Degas

Experts are concerned about the authenticity of 74 "recently discovered" plaster casts of Degas sculptures that were purportedly made during his lifetime and the bronzes that have been produced from them, which are now selling for more than $2 million.. Read More