Walter Keane

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United States, Plagiarist
October 7, 1915December, 27, 2000.

Walter Stanley Keane was an American plagiarist, who became famous in the 1960s as the claimed painter of a series of widely reproduced paintings depicting vulnerable waifs with enormous eyes. The paintings are now accepted as having been painted by his wife Margaret Keane. When she declared her side of the story, Walter Keane retaliated with a USA Today article that again claimed he had done the work.

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