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BEFORE YOU is Jan van Eyck's "Head of John the Baptist." Observe the clinical accuracy with which the severed head is rendered; note the realistic glint of the silver platter. And what's that on the tray beside the martyr's head? Two poached eggs and a stack of pancakes. This is a forgery, and not a particularly good one. Early in the century, the Trask collection became known as a place to dump the fakes no one else would buy. Other frauds in this room include...

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