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London gallery reveals fake work of art

The public was asked to take part in a vote to identify the fake amongst the permanent collection of paintings at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England during a competition by US conceptual artist Doug Fishbone. He aimed to get visitors to take a closer look at the collection.

London gallery reveals fake work of art
Doctor Xavier Bray, the chief curator at Dulwich Picture Gallery, poses for a photograph next to a replica of Jean-Honore Fragonard's 18th Century painting 'Young Woman' (R) as the original hangs on the left on April 28, 2015 at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England. The public was asked to take part in a vote to identify the fake amongst the permanent collection of paintings during a competition by U.S conceptual artist Doug Fishbone in which he aimed to get visitors to take a closer look at the collection. (Getty Images)
London gallery reveals fake work of art
A visitor views a replica of Jean-Honore Fragonard's 18th Century painting 'Young Woman' (R) as the original hangs to its left on April 28, 2015 at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England. The public was asked to take part in a vote to identify the fake amongst the permanent collection of paintings during a competition by U.S conceptual artist Doug Fishbone in which he aimed to get visitors to take a closer look at the collection. (Getty Images)
London gallery reveals fake work of art
Visitors view a replica of Jean-Honore Fragonard's 18th Century painting 'Young Woman' (R) as the original hangs to its left on April 28, 2015 at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England. The public was asked to take part in a vote to identify the fake amongst the permanent collection of paintings during a competition by U.S conceptual artist Doug Fishbone in which he aimed to get visitors to take a closer look at the collection. (Getty Images)
London gallery reveals fake work of art
A member of staff poses next to a replica of Jean-Honore Fragonard's 18th Century painting 'Young Woman' (R) as the original hangs on the left on April 28, 2015 at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England. The public was asked to take part in a vote to identify the fake amongst the permanent collection of paintings during a competition by U.S conceptual artist Doug Fishbone in which he aimed to get visitors to take a closer look at the collection. (Getty Images)
London gallery reveals fake work of art
A member of staff poses next to a replica of Jean-Honore Fragonard's 18th Century painting 'Young Woman' (bottom right) as the original hangs to its left on April 28, 2015 at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England. The public was asked to take part in a vote to identify the fake amongst the permanent collection of paintings during a competition by U.S conceptual artist Doug Fishbone in which he aimed to get visitors to take a closer look at the collection. (Getty Images)