Devon-Based Surrey to Host Presentation by ‘Most Famous Art Detective in the World’

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The Wall Street Journal called him “a living legend.” The London Times dubbed him “the most famous art detective in the world.”

Surrey Services for Seniors, a Devon-based nonprofit, and The Main Line Antiques Show will host an evening talk with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team, on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 6-9 PM at Surrey’s location in Devon.

The seminar – entitled “The Three F’s of Art Crime: Frauds, Forgeries, and Fakes” – will discuss the true stories behind the headlines of the largest and most interesting frauds ever perpetrated in the art and collectible world.


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Wittman, who served for 20 years as an investigative expert for the FBI, is the president of Glen Mills-based Robert Wittman Inc., the international art recovery, protection, and security firm. He is responsible for recovering more than $300 million in stolen art and cultural property from around the world.

Wittman is also the author of Priceless: How I Went Uncover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures, which became a New York Times Bestseller.

Tickets are $35. Wine and light fare will be served before the presentation.

Click here to purchase tickets or call 484-843-2510.

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