Reflecting on my ‘Fake or Fortune’ stardom!

Vivienne knows how hard it can be authenticate an original work – and she’s happy to help out the BBC along the way!

THE Lowry painting I featured in the March edition of Reflections (pictured on the facing page) was used as an authentic example of the artist’s work on the recent BBC1 programme “Fake or Fortune”.  Authenticating a painting has involved me in searches for original receipts, having X-rays done and, on one occasion, even  a fingerprint test!..