The gallery will be closed on Friday 4th December 2020 to accommodate filming for 'Fake or Fortune?'. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for understanding.
The gallery will be closed on Monday 19th October 2020 to accommodate filming for ‘Fake or Fortune?’. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for understanding.
Fake or Fortune? is now in pre-production. Fake or Fortune? will return next year for a ninth series as Philip Mould and Fiona Bruce investigate more thrilling cases of art world mystery, intrigue and deception.
Art detectives on the BBC's Fake or Fortune? television series tried in vain in 2015 to prove that a painting of a sun-drenched village scene on the French Riviera was by Sir Winston Churchill.
But experts on the wartime leader rejected the attribution, partly because there was not enough documentary evidence.
Now British artist Paul Rafferty has uncovered a "smoking gun", a thumbnail photograph of that very painting - the fountain of St-Paul-de-Vence - at Chartwell, Churchill's family home in Kent.
China's Huanxi Media has struck a deal with All3media International to license 110 hours of factual content, that will play on its Huanxi.com SVoD platform. The deal covers 25 titles with genres including true crime, travel, food, arts/culture, history and royalty.
BBC Studios' "Fake or Fortune." will be included.
The New York Times takes on Fake or Fortune?