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“Caveat Emptor” A Fakes & Forgeries Seminar

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive Map & Directions

Presented by Charles F. Hummel, retired senior deputy director, Winterthur.

Two illustrated lectures offer a mini-course on the subject of fakes, forgeries, and reproductions of decorative arts made or used in America. The morning lecture provides an overview of the subject by examining examples of ceramics, ironware, pewter, prints, and silver. Following a break for lunch, the afternoon lecture features an in-depth study of furniture.

Registration includes morning and afternoon talks, Q&A, and a boxed lunch.

Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Mrs. Evelyn Houstoun Chew; The Hamill Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Houston Junior Woman´s Club; The Susan Vaughan Foundation; The Americana Foundation; Tara and S. Stacy Eastland; Mary and Michael Epps in memory of Ralph E. Wallingford; The Ray C. Fish Foundation; the Ralph H. and Ruth J. McCullough Foundation; The John M. O'Quinn Foundation; the William A. and Madeline W. Smith Foundation; Toni Wallingford; Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell; the Strake Foundation; Humanities Texas; Polly and Murry Bowden; Nancy and James Gordon; and Mrs. Sara E. White.

Education programs at Bayou Bend also receive endowment income from funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard and Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate.