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Fake Paintings

Answers to questions.


1. What percentage of the Étienne Terrus paintings are fakes ? 
    50%.  La moitié des tableaux de sa collection sont en réalité des faux. 
2. How were the fakes discovered ? 
    An expert noticed that a building in one painting was constructed after the artist's death.
3. When did the museum buy the paintings ?
    Between 1990 and 2010.
4. The Mayor has lodged a complaint against personnes unknown.  What is "persons unknown" in French ?   
    X.  La mairie a porté plainte contre X 
5. What is feared ? 
    It is feared that paintings by other regional artists will be found to be fakes as well.

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