In the first paragraph, the writer indicates that
enjoyment of the work of a range of painters. B.the
art world's suspicious attitude towards Petyt's activities. C.the
general inability to distinguish copies from real paintings. D.Petyt's
desire to appreciate great works of art at close quarters.
What do we learn about the painters employed by
have been specially trained in the techniques of forgery. B.They
were chosen because of the quality of their original work. C.They
have to be versatile in terms of the range of styles they reproduce. D.They
make copies of those paintings which customers specifically request.
The price of one of Petyt's paintings tends to
status of the original artist. B.the
time and skill needed to create it. C.the
degree to which it has to be artificially aged. D.the
extent to which the copy truly replicates the original.
How does Petyt feel about the attempts to prove
that his activities were illegal?
suspects that they were not driven by public-spirited motives. B.He
accepts that they were useful in helping to establish his integrity. C.He
regrets that they gained the support of other art dealers in France. D.He
respects the right of the real artists' families to protect their
As a result of the court case he won, Petyt...
longer reproduces fake signatures on paintings he sells. B.has
been able to copy the work of more contemporary artists. C.is
obliged to make sure his products can be identified as copies. D.has
agreed not to market his products through certain channels.
What do we learn about the way Petyt selected the
paintings that would appear in his exhibition?
needed to be ones that could be reproduced quickly. B.It
was not something that he put a great deal of thought into. C.They
had to be pictures that would appeal to the buying public. D.He
did some research into the work of artists he'd always admired.
What is implied about the majority of Petyt's
have little genuine interest in contemporary art. B.They
regard works of art as a lifestyle accessory. C.They
may buy the paintings purely as a form of financial investment. D.They
are wealthy enough to buy the original works of art if they wanted.