Reveal the Hand of the Forger

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This visualization illustrates the suspicious iconographic and compositional incongruities that Maryan Ainsworth detected in the Palmer Triptych. Move your cursor over the image to discover clickable features. When you click on a feature you will discover more information about Ainsworth's analysis.

Unless otherwise noted, historical contextualization and information about technical analyses is derived from Ainsworth's 2001 article in Apollo, "Caveat emptor: An Early Twentieth-Century Workshop for Flemish Primitives."