Eleven Centuries of the Royal Navy

Tom Keating - Painter & Forgerer

Thomas Patrick Keating (March 1, 1917 – February 12, 1984)

Thomas Patrick Keating (March 1, 1917 – February 12, 1984) was an art restorer and famous art forger who claimed to have faked more than 2,000 paintings by over 100 different artists.

Tom Keating served in the Royal Navy during World War Two aboard HM ships as a Stoker. His autobiography gives a small glimpse into his world during this time.

 

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1917 - 1984

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