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About the Freemanart Consultancy:

 The Freemanart Consultancy undertake professional art authentication and artist attribution investigations for private clients across the world.

We provide expert forensic and scientific art analysis services, undertake in depth provenance investigations, conduct academic archival study and research into the legitimacy and authenticity of art from our offices and Forensic Laboratories in North America - Canada  & Europe; England - Italy France - Spain & Germany.

Freemanart investigate the authenticity, attribution and legitimacy of all kinds, schools, types and manner of fine art including; the authentication of paintings, drawings, sculpture and prints alongside verifying documents, autographs, antiques & objects of virtue from all time periods and geographical origins. Freemanart are experts dedicated to the professional investigation into the legitimacy and authenticity of fine art and antiquities.

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Below: A list of completed fine art authentication investigations alongside art fraud investigations:

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: The results of many of our investigations are strictly withheld to comply with laws of privacy and confidentiality.

Many are also subject to litigation and may not be mentioned.

Only a proportion are listed here.

 

Manner of Thos Gainsborough; Portrait of a lady Preliminary completed
Paul Gauguin (Monotype) Preliminary  completed
Old Master Remorse of Judas Iscariot oil

Preliminary Investigation authentication assessment. Completed. Copy

Paul Signac Venetian Oil 1908 Completed preliminary art authentication assessment. Bears signature
Renoir - Pastel portrait Completed Initial preliminary assessment. Modern work on paper bearing a fake Renoir signature
Manner of John Constable - Oil landscape

Preliminary Investigation authentication assessment. Completed.

Pending full authentication investigation

Norval Morriseau acrylic Completed pre authentication assessment. Likely a fake bearing false signature.
Limited edition print 1974 Completed pre authentication assessment. Bears false signature

Willem de Poorter oil

Pending art authentication assessment.
Paul Signac Oil Completed pre authentication assessment. Bears fake signature.

Bernardo Luini Oil (Follower)

Completed. A later copy of

National Geographic Documentary film advisory:

Pre-Columbian era crystal skulls

Completed.
Dutch old master. Oil on panel: Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver  Initial preliminary assessment completed. Copy of later mezzotint.
Picasso Bronze Sculpture Assessment completed: A  bronzed effect ceramic commercial copy
Matisse Bronze Sculpure Preliminary Investigation authentication assessment. Completed.
Pierre-Jacques Cazes the Elder Completed. In the manner of
Dimitri Chiparus; Figurine Completed. On line auction. A commercial fake presented as authentic.
Guido Cagnacci attributed. Pending art authentication assessment.

Picasso Tête et guitare, Legal Clients:

Completed preliminary authentication assessment. Awaiting further instructions. Abeyanced

Matisse watercolour attrib: Marseille Harbour

Authentication assessment. Misattributed work of art

Picasso Ebay purchase. Pen and Ink sketch 1906

Completed. In our opinion a fake bearing fake signature presented with fabricated provenance and unreliable documentation.
Pair of Picasso Drawings 1906

Completed: Identified as lithographic replicas of Erotic Suite 347

Old Master Portrait - Manner of Rembrandt

Preliminary Investigation authentication assessment. Completed.
A 19C portrait misattributed

Sir Joshua Reynolds oil portrait - Lady Hamilton

Completed preliminary authentication assessment completed..
Further detailed  investigation instructed abeyanced > 2011

Picasso Sketch for an altarpiece (Legal Clients)

Completed preliminary authentication

Ongoing: Pending Inspection and detailed Investigation > 2011

Picasso (Claimed to be) Nude Study Charcoal and mixed media.

Completed authentication assessment. Fake

A Gentleman’s Art Collection:  Incl; Johannes Vemeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, Michael Sweerts, Pierre-Auguste Renoir et al

Pending authentication assessment. Inspection and detailed Investigation > 2011

PAIR - Claimed to be Chagall Watercolours  (Legal Clients)  

Preliminary authentication assessment completed.deemed illegitimate.

Permanently Suspended

Charles LeBrun  Oil on Canvas

Completed authentication assessment. Missatribution

Picasso Study

Pending authentication assessment. Investigation

Manner of Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp - Landscape with cows & herdsman

Completed authentication assessment. - 19 century follower of

Maurice Utrillo Parisian scene

Preliminary authentication assessment. Investigation underway

Antoine Dieu - Valentin de Boulogne}

Authentication assessment. Attribution Investigation completed.
Picasso oil

Preliminary authentication assessment.Investigation completed. Abeyanced full investigation 2011

Small Van Gogh oil sketch.

Preliminary authentication assessment. Investigation completed major investigation begun > 2011

Picasso Arlequin et femme au collier

Preliminary authentication assessment. Investigation completed

Venetian School Landscape

Preliminary authentication assessment. Investigation completed 19C

George Romney oil portrait of a lady

Ongoing authentication investigation > 2011
Maud Lewis watercolour (Canadian)

Preliminary authentication assessment.investigation completed. In ourt opinion bears illegitimate signature

Alex Dzighrski Snr. Oil Painting landscape

Completed authentication assessment.: Identified as Commercial print.

Berhnard Plockhorst 'Guardian Angel'

Completed authentication assessment.: Commercial posthumous print

Large private collection of a private Middle Eastern client:
Manner of William Edward FROST, Manner of Renoir, Manner of Diego Rivera, Paul Delaroche copy, Manner of Claude Monet, Indonesian decorative work, Guido Agosini

Completed attribution and authentication assessment.

Client confidentiality precludes further comment.

 

 

        

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MARCH / APRIL

 

CURRENT  Investigations, preliminary assessments and authentication projects.

Paul Gauguin -

Tizziano - Circle of Titian

Pissarro  "

Venician School Oil  "

Cretan Icons  Ongoing

Francesco Albani or Albano - Circle  PAA COMPLETED

Madonna and  Child

Northern Italian Old masters -

Attribted to Marco di Gove (Italian, Late 15th Century) PAA COMPLETED
The Madonna and  Child

Raol Dufy, Watercolour x 2 PAA COMPLETED
Lucas Cranach PAA COMPLETED

School of Pisa Completed

Giovanni da Rimini; PAA COMPLETED

Follower of Giotto PAA COMPLETED

Gothic Franciscan Cross   C1350 PAA COMPLETED

Amedeo Modigliani - Pending PAA

Corot landscape; PAA COMPLETED

Pen and ink sketch & dedication iPAA COMPLETED

Mondrian - 1933 neo plastic work PAA COMPLETED

Constantin Brancusi - Bronze sculpture - Abeyanced

Carravaggio Copy Completed PAA.

Sir Thomas Lawrence Oil Portrait. Completed PAA.

Metz Floral oil Completed PAA.

English school oil. Completed PAA.

 

CURRENT RUSSIAN ARTIST AUTHENTICATION INVESTIGATIONS: Oil paintings :

Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin - Владимир Евграфович Татлин
Varvara Stepanova  Варвара Фëдоровна Степанова
Ivan Puni  Иван Пуни
Alexandra Exter  - Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Ekster / Александра Александровна Экстер

Mikhail Fyodorovich Larionov  /  Михаи́л Фёдорович Ларио́нов
Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova Ната́лья Серге́евна Гончаро́ва
Lyubov Popova    Любо́вь Серге́евна Попо́ва

 

Picasso:

Picasso - Early portrait of a Spanish Woman in oils. Abeyanced.

2 separate instructions from legal clients into the authenticity of Picasso Works PAA's COMPLETED

Picasso Guenica study PAA COMPLETED

 

Investigtions Completed Jan/Feb

 

 

Rene Magritte an Oil painting Completed: An over painted fake bearing a fake signature
Rembrandt Painting - Circle of: Completed:
Paul Gauguin Tahitian Oil Completed:
Francis Bacon Painting Completed:

COROT AUTHENTICATION Oil Painting.

Completed preliminary investigation
Alexi  Harlamoff watercolour Preliminary investigation completed
Renoir Oil

Completed Middle East Investigation

illegitimate fake bearing false signature

Van Gogh Oil

Completed - Bears added signature
Paul Gauguin Tahitian watercolour Completed Far eastern clients
Willem de Kooning An oil painting Completed. Bears added signature
Constantin BrancusiMarble sculpture

Completed preliminary investigation

Further work has been suspended by us under our Terms and Conditions Paragraph # 1 conflict of interest and non declaration of true fact..

Sir Anthony van Dyck & studio.

Completed.  later work n ot by the artist but in the manner of.
Paul Gaugin:  A major international enquiry and full investigation into legitimacy and authenticity of a previously positively attributed oil painting on behalf of corporate clients Completed Investigation -  Information relating to te specifics or outcome of this case is restricted in accordance with our Privacy policy.
Paul Gauguin: Watercolor Completed . Found To Be Illegitimate
Vincent van Gogh - Oil portrait Completed:  Wrongly attributed

Sanzio Raphael / Manner of Raphael

Old master investigation

Completed: Misattributed later work

Willem de Kooning Completed. Bears false signature
Edgar Degas: Painting Completed: Illegitimate fake bearing fake signature
Edgar Degas: Pastel drawing Completed: Illegitimate fake bearing fake signature.
Alexei JawlenskyWatercolour drawing
Closed
Edvard von Grutzner - Oil Portrait Monks Completed: FTB over painted print

 

Other works of art:

Samuel Palmer Completed:
Completed:
3 prints
Completed: Authenticated
Paul Gauguin case study  

Collection of Greek silver coins / Siculo-Punic (Carthaginian)

Early Indian Coin

18C Religious medallion Identified and valued.

 

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LIST OF ART AUTHENTICATION  AND  ATTRIBUTION  INVESTIGATIONS AND  OTHER  COMPLETED MAJOR  ART RESEARCH  PROJECTS Follows:

 


Picasso: { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 }

Print: (Full art authentication investigation and forensic analysis) Investigation identified the print as a re sized & re printed offset litho image bearing a questionable signature aka: Picasso

OLD   MASTER   AUTHENTICATION  & ATTRIBUTION INVESTIGATIONS  AND  OTHER MAJOR  RESEARCH PROJECTS/Conducted on site & in Italy/ Spain and UK

 

 

 

Juan de Valdés Leal:  Monastic portrait { Juan de Valdes Leal [Spanish Baroque Era Painter, 1622-1690] } (Full old master art authentication investigation + forensic investigations, analysis and materials identification / dating ) Painting misattributed and reattributed to,  Cristóbal de León ( Spanish) Full condition Report / Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted. True market value established  & insurance documents issued.

8 x graphic reproductions after:  

(Full art authentication investigation completed.) Investigation found all prints to be counterfeit offset lithographic prints bearing the forged signature

German old master oil- Attributed - Lucas Cranach the Elder 1472 -1553 German} (Following full old master art authentication investigation + forensic investigation & and analysis) Painting. identified, authenticated and evaluated

Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted.

Picasso: {Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 } FLORIDA

(Full painting  authentication investigation +forensic investigations / Investigation and study completed proved the painting to be a fake. Tette, an Illegitimate work i n watercolor bearing the forged signature of Picasso

Jean Babtiste GREUZE:  { Jean-Baptiste Greuze [ French Rococo Era artist, 1725-1805] } - Painting misattributed, reattributed 'manner of' and evaluated.

Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted.

Pablo Ruiz Picasso: { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 }

A Drawing . Full forensic art authentication investigation completed:  

Investigation and forensic analysis proved the work of art to be a fake drawing in pen and ink, bearing an Illegitimate forged signature of Picasso

Jusepe de Ribera: Old master painting attributed to: {Jusepe de Ribera [Spanish-born Italian Baroque Era Painter, ca.1591-1652]  active in Naples from 1616  Variation on St. John the Baptist, an oil on canvas (Full old master art authentication investigation + forensic investigations, analysis and materials identification / lead white  and materials dating ) Misattributed - Reattributed to his pupil

Francesco Francanzano  (1612-1657)

Joan Miro: {Joan Miró i Ferrà - Spanish  (1893 – 1983) Florida

A Watercolour - ( Modern art authentication investigation including forensic investigation ) Completed - A fake Painting bearing Illegitimate forged signature. Miro

Gerrit Dou:  {Gerrit Dou - Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1613-1675] }

Previously attributed - oil painting: Full old master art authentication investigation completed. Painting Identified and attributed to his pupil;

Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667) and valued for insurance purposes.

Claude Monet: { Oscar-Claude Monet - French - 1840-1926} Impressionist

An  oil painting  - ( Full art authentication investigation  + forensic investigation and analysis ) Completed - A fake painting, bearing Illegitimate forged signature, Monet.

Durer: Relief: {Albrecht Durer [German Northern Renaissance Painter and Engraver, 1471-1528] Authentication investigation conducted.

Identified as a commercial reproduction and re evaluated

Picasso:  { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 } Art authentication investigation completed: Fake Drawing in ball point pen. Illegitimate drawing bearing a forged signature, Picasso

 Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi: Attributed:  { Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio -  1571 – 1610) Italian } Oil painting on canvas:

Full old master art authentication investigation completed. Re attributed to

Giovanni Baglione

Renoir:  {Pierre-Auguste Renoir  French (February 25, 1841–December 3, 1919)} A figurative oil painting on card. Full art authentication investigation completed. Positively attributed and supported. Wildenstein. Full condition report + Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted. True market value established  & insurance documents issued.

Giovanni Battista Salvi: called SALVI dit il SASSOFERRATO.

Madonna and child: (Full old master art authentication investigation completed.)

Misattributed- Painting reattributed Manner of SASSOFERRATO and Evaluated

Full condition report + Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted.

Insurance documentation issued.

T F Goodall: Oil painting  {Thomas Frederick Goodall 1822-1904  British} (Painting authentication investigation and research) Completed - painting Authenticated and Evaluated Report + Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted. True market value established  & insurance documents issued.

 Peter Paul Rubens: attrib. {Peter Paul Rubens Flemish [Baroque Era artist, 1577-1640] A study of an old mans head. Oil on panel. (Full old master art authentication investigation completed.) Found to be misattributed - Painting reattributed to

circle of Antony Van Dijck and Valued / Evaluated

Hermanus Van Koekkoek Jnr: - Painting - authentication  Completed - Winter landscape: Authenticated

Renoir: COMPLETED / - Painting:  Process of Authentication denied  by Wildenstein

Jacques-Louis David: {Jacques-Louis David -French - ( 1748 – 1825)}

(Full old master painting  authentication investigation) Completed:  Painting

misattributed, reattributed in the manner of, -painting bears a false signature Jaques David. Painting reattributed and evaluated

Paul Emile Pissarro: {Paul Emile Pissarro (French, 1884-1972)} Pastel landscape on paper. (Full painting authentication investigation undertaken ) Completed: Found to be a fake pastel drawing  bearing an Illegitimate forged signature. P Pissarro

Lucas Cranach the Elder: {CRANACH, Lucas (elder) ( 1472-1553) German

Alternate Names: CRANACH, Lucas I; CRANACH, Lukas (elder)

Oil Portrait of John the Steadfast on canvas. Full old master art authentication investigation conducted and forensic investigation completed.Pigment analysis and carbon 14 dating. Attributed to a later follower of Lucas Cranach. Evaluated

Honore Daumier:  {Honoré Daumier French - 1808 -1879 }

Art authentication investigation + forensic investigation completed - 2 Fake drawings both bearing the Illegitimate, forged signature of Honore Daumier - H Daumier

 Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi: Attributed:  { Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio-  1571 – 1610) Italian } Oil painting on canvas: Art authentication investigation conducted. Researched / identified as a  19C - painting copy.

 Flemish school: - 17C. Still life of flowers and fruit ( Oil Painting)  Old master art attribution and authentication investigation conducted.

Not attributable. Painting Evaluated

F. M. Evans:.-  {Frederick M Evans - British,  exhibited - 1888- 1916) }  Newlyn School  of painting. St Ives fisherman:  Authenticated and Evaluated.

True market value established  & insurance documents issued.

A . DURER: Woodblock  {Albrecht Durer [German Northern Renaissance Painter and

Engraver, 1471-1528] Old master print authentication investigation conducted

Woodblock print. Researched / identified later posthumous re strike

True market value established  & insurance documents issued.

Maillol: Torso {Aristide Maillol [French Art Nouveau / Nabi Sculptor, 1861-1944]} Sculpture authentication investigation completed: Attributed to  Richard Guino, (French, 1890-1973) a pupil of Maillol) Full report issued.

Allessandro Magnasco: - Old master landscape oil painting {attributed to Magnasco, Allessandro , 1667–1749, known as il Lissandrino  - Italian painter}

Full old master art authentication investigation conducted and forensic investigation completed . Provenance researched / identified Misattributed . attributed to

Carlo Antonio Tavella: (1668 - 1738) valued & evaluated.

Samuel Palmer Completed:
   

Arthur E Beaumont:  (Arthur Edwaine Beaumont. American 1890-1978)

USS Arizona - Oil Painting Researched / identified, evaluated.

 Black Madonna icon:  Researched - Evaluated

Thomas Sydney Cooper: (Attrib.) {Thomas Sydney Cooper RA (1803-1902)  British} A watercolour drawing. Full  art authentication investigation completed. Researched and identified as misattributed. Attributed to Circle of Thomas Sydney Cooper and Evaluated.

A. Durer:  2 Print  {Albrecht Durer [German Northern Renaissance Painter and Engraver, 1471-1528] Old master print authentication investigation conducted: Completed, legitimate posthumous re strike.

Condition report + true market value established  & insurance documents issued.

Constable: -  {John Constable (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) English artist}

Landscape oil painting on wooden panel bearing a signature 'J Constable.'

(Full art authentication investigation completed.) Painting misattributed . Forensic study indicates that the painting bears the false signature of  John  Constable which has been applied by another hand. Painting reattributed, 'in the manner of John Constable' or 'follower of John Constable' and evaluated.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi: - Engraving { Giovanni Battista Piranesi [Italian Neoclassical Engraver, 1720-1778] Old master print investigation into authenticity COMPLETED Found to be 19C reproduction, with counterfeit signature.

Nicholas Poussin: Old master drawing. Attrib: {Nicolas Poussin [French Baroque Era Artist 1594-1665] } Full old master drawing authentication investigation showed that the work was a 19C fake with false signature. N Pouissin

XU BEIHONG: (1895-1953) Chinese watercolor- painting identified and evaluated. Authentication investigation completed. 

M.E. Dignam - Autumn scene in Canada.  Acryllic painting = valued

Picasso: Drawing on paper-  { Attrib: Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 }

(Full art  authentication investigation completed }  Identified as a fake bearing a fake signature, Picasso . Date of paper stock and inscribed date of execution differ.

School of Rembrandt:  - An old master  portrait - Attribution investigation, research and old master authentication enquiries lead the painting to be attributed to
Arent de Gelder  / Completed.

Dirck van den Bergen:  Old Master oil painting - {Dirck van den Bergen. Dutch  (b Haarlem, 1645; d Haarlem, 1700).   Old master art authentication investigations completed. Authenticated and attributed

Julius Olsson: - {Attributed- Julius Olsson (British, 1864-1942) Cornish seascape oil painting}  Evaluated and insurance documents issued.

Old Master School: Manner of Rembrandt -- Painting attribution investigation Completed. Sustained as manner of.

Marc Chagall: {Attrib- Marc Chagall. [Russian- French Artist  1887-1985]

Signed Print:  La Bible II - ( La Bible - Paradis II) Evaluated,

Authentication investigation completed; A lithograph from Marc Chagall Illustrations for the Bible II 1960 by MARC CHAGALL - Dessins pour la Bible. Verve Volume X, Numbers 37/38. But bearing a fake signature by another hand. Chagall

E.Conyers Barker: -  Canadian oil Painting.  Authentication investigation completed/  Authenticated and Evaluated. 

Koekkoek:  {Barend Cornelis KOEKKOEK, 1803-1862) Dutch} - oil Painting 1850, Traveller and herdsman in mountainous landscape. Signed Koekkoek. Full  art authentication investigation completed; Provenance researched / painting identified signature authenticated and the work of art  valued for insurance.

 Thomas Gainsborough: A Landscape- Painting. Authentication assessment complete. Likely a fake / bearing counterfeit signature Thos. Gainsborough

Nicholaas Berchem:   Old Master Painting attributed: - {Nicholaas Berchem (also known as Nicolaes or Claes Berchem/ Dutch} Full old master art authentication investigation & research showed that this work of art was misattributed and should be attributed in the manner of.

Lucas van Leyden: . After/ Copperplate etching -  print { Lucas van Leyden (Leiden, 1494 – 1533 in Leiden), also called Lucas Hugensz or Lucas Jacobsz. Dutch.} Return of the prodigal son. Authenticated following old master print investigation and research.

Jan van Goyen:  {Jan van Goyen , Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1596-1656} Oil painting : Dordrecht with shipping. C 1640. old master Old master painting authentication and attribution investigations completed. Attribution sound.

Thomas Baker of Leamington: - {Thomas Baker of Leamington (1809 - 1864) British artist} Oil on Board. A Warwickshire landscape, possibly Barford. Signed Thomas Baker.. label verso, signed and inscribed Thomas Baker 'P a r f_ rd.'

Full art authentication investigation undertaken and completed; Painting provenance researched. The oil landscape authenticated and valued.

Full condition report + Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted.

Insurance documentation issued.

Raffaello Santi: Attributed to {Raffaello da Urbino or Rafael Sanzio da Urbino. Italian 1483-1520} Head of St. Jerome C 1500 - Oil on panel.

Old master art authentication investigation and research, forensic analysis and dating indicate execution at a later date. Attribution should therefore be:

Follower of Raffaello Santi:

Giotto: Oil on Panel. St Francis Attrib: {Giotto di Bondone (c. 1267–January 8, 1337- Italian} Reattributed after old master art authentication and attribution investigation to,the Circle of  Giotto, possibly Taddeo GADDI.

 Sorel Etrog: { Sorel ETROG  Romanian-born Canadian Sculptor, born in 1933] } Mother and child -  Sculpture authentication investigation conducted. Sculpture Authenticated and Evaluated. Insurance documents issued.

Simone Peterzano: The Holy family & Adorazione dei Magi attributed to (Simone Peterzano, Italian, born circa 1540-died after 1596) Panels.

Full old master attribution report conducted.

Norval Morrisseau: -Canadian Ojibwe painter,- Painting Evaluated

Norval Morrisseau:-Canadian Ojibwe painter. Authentication investigation undertaken. 3 acrylic paintings authenticated / valued.
E.Conyers Barker:- Canadian artist:  Acryllic painting Authenticated and Evaluated  Insurance valuation and written i nsurance documentation issued.

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo: also called Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo

Venetian painter - Italian.  Putti panels; O ld master authentication investigation indicates that the works are more likely by a later follower of.

Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted. Insurance documentation was  issued.

Andrew Sherman: Painting Evaluated

George Loftus Noyes: - { Attributed to George Loftus Noyes - Floral painting in oils on canvas, (Canadian/American, 1864-1954) } Art authentication investigation conducted / Painting Evaluated and proven authentic.   

Helene Besnard-Giraudias attrib:  {Hélène V. BESNARD-GIRAUDIAS (French, 1906) }·Evaluation. Insurance documentation issued.

Louis Galliac: - { Attributed to Louis Galliac (French, 1849-1934) art authentication investigation conducted and attribution founded. Painting valued.

Santi di Tito: Portrait Caterina de' Medici.  attrib: (Santi di Tito - 1536 - 1602 or 1603 Italian) Old master art authentication enquiries and subsequent investigation into its authenticity and attribution of the painting confirm that the work is a modern copy of the painting held in the Uffizzi, Galleria degli Uffizi (Palazzo degli Uffizi) Piazzale degli Uffizi. Ritratto di Caterina de' Medici regina di Francia by Santi di Tito.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: Print after.

Tiziano Vecelli or Vecellio, better known in English as Titian.

Misattributed painting: Old master attribution investigation suspended.

Japanese Art: Utigawa school watercolour painting. Identified and Evaluated 

John Constable: - {John Constable (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) English artist} watercolor painting. Misattributed - Identified as a modern fake and evaluated following art authentication and forensic investigations. 

A Y Jackson: - {Alexander Young Jackson 1882-1974- Canadian artist. Group of Seven.} Oil on board. Art authentication investigation conducted. Painting authenticated and valued. Insurance documents issued.

Franz Johnston: {Canadian artist. Group of Seven.} Evaluated

Pablo Picasso: 2 printed works of art { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 }

Prints: ( Full print art authentication investigation conducted} Valued & authenticated.

Maso da San Friano:  Oil painting attributed to {Maso da San Friano, real name -Tomaso D'Antonio Manzuoli. - born Florence, 4 Nov 1531; died Florence,  2 Oct 1571 -  Italian painter and artist} Oil on poplar panel. The Holy family with St John the Baptist. Old master attrribution and authentication investigation indicated the likely hand is probably pupil of: ie: Alessandro Fei (1543 - 1592)

Giuseppe Cesari d'Arpino: 2 works from the Studio of Giuseppe Cesari d'Arpino called IL CAVALIER D'ARPINO (Arpino 1568 - Rome 1640 Italian) Probably studies for the ceiling in the Cappella Olgiati, Santa Prassede, Rome. oFull, od master rt authentication investigation, research and attribution investigations indicate that these in all likelyhood the work of his studio assistant and brother Bernardino

Pierre Auguste Renoir:  {Pierre-Auguste Renoir -  French (February 25, 1841–December 3, 1919)} A landscape oil painting on card. Full art authentication investigation undertaken and completed. Fake painting - proven Illegitimate with added forged signature by another hand aka:  Renoir

Marc Chagall:   {Attrib- Marc Chagall. [Russian- French Artist  1887-1985]

Signed Chagall print authentication investigation and assessment:   Print Identified, authenticated  and evaluated. Full condition report + Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted. Insurance documentation issued.

Marc Chagall:  2 prints:  {Attrib- after Marc Chagall. [Russian- French Artist  1887-1985] Signed Chagall prints authentication investigation and assessment: Found to be illegitimate offset lithographs bearing fake signatures: Chagall. 

Marc Chagall:  2 paintings:  {Attrib- after Marc Chagall. [Russian- French Artist  1887-1985] Full art authentication investigation completed. Forensic identification of paper and handwriting / signature analysis conducted.

Both proven to be fake works of art with fake signatures. Chagall.

Henri Matisse: Print {Henri Matisse [French Fauvist Painter and Sculptor, 1869-1954] } Print  authentication investigation conducted. Evaluated and valued.

Illegitimate reproduction bearing a fake signature.

 5 prints    Identified as fakes and re evaluated as unlicensed decorative prints bearing fake signature.

Raphael or Raffaello also called Raffaello Sanzio Bernardo Vecchietti. Studio of:

Jacopo Tintoretto, (Jacopo Robusti). After: Copy

Matteo Rossell:  attributed to {Matteo Rosselli (Italian, 1578–1650)}

2 oil paintings on canvas: Saint John the Baptist / St Matthew.

Matteo Rossell:  attributed to {Matteo Rosselli (Italian, 1578–1650)}

Study for Venere e Adone

Full old master attribution and authentication investigation and enquiry conducted.

Giovanni Francesco Caro: Old master Drawing.ollowing investigation, attributed to: Giovanni Francesco Caroto 1555/1558) Italian } Portrait of a Benedictine monk

Francesco Solimena: Attributed to: {Francesco Solimena - Italian Baroque Artist  1657-1747} Chalk (red) on paper drawing of a kneeling saint. Attributed following old master research and investigation into authenticity

Federico Zuccaro Niccolo Boldrini: Old master Engraver {Niccolo Boldrini (Italian, 1510- 1566) }(after Titian)  Venus and Cupid in the Woods. Woodcut, 1566 Authenticated.

Cherubino Alberti: Old master engraver {Alberti Cherubino, also called Borghegiano; 1553 -1615) Italian.} Print after Caravaggio, The Creation; Adam and Eve driven out of Paradise. Engraving - Authenticated.

Full condition report + Insurance valuation and written appraisal conducted.

Insurance documentation issued.

Giovani Jacopo Caraglio

Pier Francesco Mola: {Italian 1612-1666} - Old master caricature studies / pen and ink on brown paper. Authenticated.

Jan Baptist de Wael (Jan Baptiste de Wael (the Younger) Flemish,1632-1669) Etcher: St Jerome.Old master print. Authenticated

Dutch School:  Unsigned oil painting of Dordrecht harbour with shipping valued. 

Auguste Renoir:- Authentication assessment and investigation. A fake figurative oil painting on card, Illegitimate work of art with forged signature of Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir: {Pierre-Auguste Renoir -  French (February 25, 1841–December 3, 1919)} A landscape drawing possibly Fontainebleu -   Full art authentication investigation completed. Work authenticated, and valued.

Canadian School:- Acryllic Painting  Manitoba grain silos, Evaluated.

Mary Ella Dignam: - Dutch genre scene of an interior. Painting evaluated

John James Donaghy:  Print:  The Illustrious Sons of Ireland. Print Researched Evaluated and valued.

Jacob Lawrence:  - {Jacob Lawrence [African-American - Harlem Renaissance Painter, 1917-2000] } Oil Painting. Full art authentication investigation: COMPLETED - An Illegitimate fake work with added forged signature of Jacob Lawrence

Ricardo Verdugo Landi (1871 - 1930) Spanish Oilon canvas Luminist painting.

Anton Mauve: - {Anton Mauve [Dutch Painter, 1838-1888] } An oil painting on panel. Cappriccio view of Dordrecht. The harbour and city.

Full art authentication assessment & authentication investigation conducted. Fake painting bearing Illegitimate forged signature - Anton Mauve - bottom left.. 

Arthur Lismer: -  Canadian Artist: Full art authentication investigation conducted including forensic study and forensic signature analysis. proven to be a fake painting. An  Illegitimate work bearing forged signature . A Lismer 32. 

George Romney: -  {George Romney (1734-1802), British } Oil painting. Portrait of a gentleman. Full art authentication investigation conducted / COMPLETED Misattributed. Reattributed to a Follower of George Romney. 

Picasso: Oil painting investigation. Suspended pending police prosecution of owner. Portrait of Dora Maar, 1940

Picasso: / 3 prints . La toilette de la mere 1905, Au Cirque, Harlequin, 1966

Authentication assessments and authentication investigation now COMPLETE . Modern facsimile offset litho variants each bearing a fake Picasso signature

Robert Thornton: 19C.British - watercolour painting researched and evaluated

Raoul Dufy: - 2 watercolor drawings signed :  {Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953)  French fauvist painter - Authentication investigation suspended pending police prosecution of owner. Fakes with fake signature of Dufy.  

Maximilien Luce: An oil painting attributed to  { Maximillian Luce  [French Pointillist Artist, 1858-1941] } Art Authentication investigation completed:

Found to be counterfeit work bearing a fake signature. ie;  M Luce

Maximilien Luce: 2 Oil paintings attributed to  { Maximillian Luce  [French Pointillist Artist, 1858-1941] } landscape with river & industrial landscape. Art authentication investigation completed:  Counterfeit works bearing fake signatures.  M Luce
Chagall: Limited Edition print.  Violoniste Bleu; Authentication investigation showed as an unauthorised reproduction with fake signature.

Franklin Carmichael: (Canadian) Group of Seven. landscape in acryllic. Art authentication enquiries lead to the belief that the work was illegitimate.

L.S.Lowry: - {Laurence Stephen Lowry - British } oil on artists board> industrial landscape. Full art authentication investigation - Complete - Counterfeit. A fake oil painting bearing an illegitimate forged signature. L.S Lowry 

Bouvard Antoine: - {BOUVARD, Antoine ( 1870-1956) French} Complete-Venecian Canal and Grand Canal Venice. Authentication investigation proves

Works to be authentic. Attributed to Antoine bouvard.Insurance documents issued.

Bouvard C: {BOUVARD, Colette ( 19th C) French} Gondolier in Venice ( Oil Painting) Full art authentication investigation - Completed. Work and signature authenticated. Valued and sold on behalf of client.

Reginald Whale: - {Robert Reginald Whale (Canadian, 1805-1887) } Oil Painting. A Canadian Landscape. Authentication investigations completed - Painting Authenticated signature verified as authentic.

Reginald Whale: - {Robert Reginald Whale (Canadian, 1805-1887) } Oil Painting. British Landscape with castle ruins. Painting Authenticated. Valued.

Franz Johnston: -  Canadian Paintings 4 works. Authenticated following full art authentication investigations. 2 winter and 2 autumn landscapes.

Canadian Pioneer Folk Art - Paintings valued for insurance purposes.

Hornyansky:-  { Nicholas HORNYANSKY (b 1896 - d 1965) Canadian }  Aquatint Prints authentication investigation. Evaluated, authenticated large collection.

Edgar Degas: Pastel Drawing attrib:  { Edgar Degas French Realist / Impressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1834-1917) Full authentication assessment and authentication investigation including forensic work in identifying paper stock proved that the work was a fake drawing based upon the ballet series.Counterfeit signature, aka: Degas.

William Powell Frith: attrib:  - {William Powell Frith English painter, 1819-1909] Oil painting evaluated and valued. Aristocratic gathering.

E.Conyers Barker:- Canadian acryllic, painting. Authenticated and valued 

Toulouse Lautrec:  Attrib: Drawing - {Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec- Monfa- French}  Art authentication investigation lead to the work being authenticated.

Amedeo Modigliani: - Painting  Jeunne femme  attributed to {Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920- Italian) Full investigation into the authenticity of this work is COMPLETED. Found to be a counterfeit painting on canvas, bearing a fake signature. Modigliani

Pablo Picasso: - Painting Provenance Investigation  Peintre et modele 

Monogramist P.M :. Painting Believed to be Piet Mondriaan - Misattributed/Copy 

Pablo Picasso: -  Watercolour L'homme au beret, attributed to { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 } (Full art authentication investigation conducted}

Painting a  commercial copy 

Pablo Picasso: - Drawing Tette Homme { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 } Investigation of legitimacy COMPLETED /  Provenance investigation and art authentication investigations assured authenticity. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected. True market value established. Insurance documentation issued.

Sir Anthony Van Dyck: - Oil Painting - Suspended art authentication investigation

Barend Cornelis Koekkoek: - {Barend Cornelis KOEKKOEK,  ( 1803-1862) Dutch} Painting investigation into authenticity complete - Counterfeit. painting by another hand with removed signature. Work bears fake signature KoekKoek

Raoul Dufy: -  Painting la Plage: investigation COMPLETED Found to be Counterfeit

John Hayes: - Painting COMPLETED Authenticated fishing boats in a swell.

Louis Icart: - Smoke - fumee Print {Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950) COMPLETED Authenticated and valued for insurance purposeds

Piet Mondriaan: - Painting attrib { Piet Mondrian Dutch Neo-Plasticist Painter, 1872-1944} COMPLETED authentication investigation - Facimile of Composition with Red 1

Picasso: attributed to { Pablo Picasso - Spanish 1881-1973 } (Full art authentication investigation into the drawing in pen and ink drawing of Dora Maar, conducted}

Fake Pen & ink drawing - found to be counterfeit bearing a fake signature, Picasso

Pierre Auguste Renoir: - A drawing of a young girl   attributed to {Pierre-Auguste Renoir - French (1841– 1919)}  -  Full art authentication investigation proved the drawing to be a modern fake bearing a false signature. Renoir

E.Conyers Barker: - Acryllic Painting. canadian fall landscape

Authenticated and Evaluated

Jacob Maris: - Dutch -  Painting authentication  investigation COMPLETED Found to be counterfeit painting of Amsterdam bearing fake signature, J. Maris

Gustave Courbet - A winter oil landscape on panel - Painting investigation and authentication research suspended

Piet Mondriaan: - Dutch- Composition 2. Painting Found to be Fake / Counterfeit.

Henri Matisse: - Fake Painting COMPLETED Found to be Counterfeit

Pablo Picasso; - Painting COMPLETED  Modern commercial  copy. Old Guitarist

Manuel Guimbarda [Manuel De Guimbarda (Cuban, 1833-1907)] Watercolor.

Authentication investigation completed. the painting bears a false signature.

Cezanne:-  attributed to: {Paul Cezanne [French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906] Painting authentication enquiries and forensic investigation proved the painting to be a modern fake bearing a fake signature> Cezanne

Raoul Dufy: Watercolour painting attributed to   {Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953)  French, Fauvist painter } - Authentication investigation and research proved the work on paper to be a fake painting. Found to be Counterfeit

Baie des anges, Nice . Watercolor bearing falke signature, DUFY.

Picasso; - Pencil drawing COMPLETED, Tette femme authentication investigation:  Found to be Counterfeit /  Drawing in pencil bears a fake signature Picasso

J.E.H.MacDonald; - Canadian. Painting investigation into authenticity Completed . Work authenticated. Nova Scotia landscape

Franz Kline:-  Contemporary painting on canvas signed  {Franz Kline [American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1910-1962]   Full art authentication investigation and forensic study of signature and inscription on canvas prove the work is a fake with added counterfeit signature in oil paint. ie: Franz Kline.

Pablo Ruez Picasso: -   Nature morte a la guitare  Oil Painting Authentication study completed . Fake / Counterfeit work bearing fake Picasso signature

Renoir: - Oil Painting investigation of authenticity COMPLETED Modern copy. In the meadow. bears fake signature. Renoir.

Phillip J.Ouless: -  {Philip J. Ouless · Philip John Ouless (British, 1817-1885) Completed seascape authentication investigation of a painting of the Canadian ship 'Father Mattheu completed>  Authenticated- valued for insurance purposes.
Bouvard Antoine: - Complete - Authenticated - Venice. The Grand Canal.

Pierre Struys: {Pieter (Pierre) Struys   (Dutch, 1914)Painting Misattributed, Reattributed manner of and Evaluated

G. CARNEVALE: (Italian 19 C.) Marble sculpture. Authenticated and Evaluated.

17C Italian Old Master: - Painting C 1700 - Modern fake; investigation ceased.

Riccardo Galli:-  {Italian Sculptor 1839}  Marble Bust: Completed authentication enquiry. . 

Armfield George: - {GEORGE ARMFIELD (SMITH)
c.1808-1893 British} Oil on canvas -Terriers. Authentication and research investigation completed and the painting and signature confirmed as authentic.

Theodore Rousseau:  -  Oil landscape painting on canvas attributed to { Theodore Rousseau [French Barbizon School artist , 1812-1867] } Fake Barbizon landscape - Oil Painting authentication investigation completed. Counterfeit work bearing a fake signature. Th Rousseau

Watercolour signed A. Hitler.  Completed artwork authentication investigation. A fake work bearing a false signature.
Prints x 3 Completed. Modern reproductions. Fakes , added signatures

Schamberg. Baylinson, Ferruzzi . Art Valuations Completed

Henri Edmond Cross: Watercolor attributed to {Henri Edmond Cross - French, 1856-1910) His garden in the south of France. Authentication investigation completed, identified as a fake bearing fake monogram.

Picasso: Litho of etching. Illegitimate reproduction bearing fake signature

Picasso: 5  signed consecutive sketchbook drawings. Interiors with two women. Completed art authentication investigations and forensic analysis of the signatures, dates and Roman numerals indicate all the drawings are modern fakes bearing fake signatures and dates. Including the fake signature of Pablo  Picasso

Theodore Rousseau:  French Oil Painting. A Barbizon Landscape, Foret Fontainebleu. Authentication investigation into legitimacy completed. Painting bears false signature. An illegitimate copy bearing a fake signature, Th Rousseau
Constantin Brancusi : [Constantin Brâncusi:  Romanian Abstract Sculptor, 1876-1957]  Fake stone sculpture. Iuberia.  Fraud Investigation: Art authentication investigations completed. Proven to be a fake. An Illegitimate work by another hand. 

Farkas Lorinc Csallóközi:. Hungarian. 9 landscape and interior oil paintings researched and investigated. Completed - Authenticated. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected. Insurance documentation issued.

Vincent van Gogh: 2 fake oils on canavas. Floral works. Iris' Tulips . Investigation completed, works bear false signatures.

John Alexander Harington Bird. (British 1846-1936) Valuation.

Vincent; Believed to be a drawing. {VincentWillem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890)}  A lithograph of Peasants.

Italian school: C1900 Pr. oils  Valuation assessment completed.

Armfield George: - Attributed.to {George Armfield Smith 1808-1893 - British} Oil
on board. Terriers Ratting. Oil painting authentication investigations and forensic examination indicate added signature by another hand, The signature not authentic. The unsigned art work is however positively attributed to George Armfield.

Armfield George: Attrib:  Oil on Canvas, Terriers {George Armfield Smith 1808-1893 - British}  Art attribution investigation carried our and enquiry indicates that this is a misattribution and the more likely attribution should be to Edward  Armfield.

Kirchner E Ludwig: - { Ernst Ludwig Kirchner [German Painter and Sculptor, 1880-1938}  Woodblock print. Frau Professor Goldstein,  Date: 1916 Full art / print authentication investigation completed. Authenticated. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected Insurance documentation issued., sold for client.

16  Limited edition prints. Investigation of authenticity complete. Found to be counterfeit inaccurately sized prints on modern paper stock, each bearing a fake signatur. e

Joan Miro:  2 Fake Prints Completed authenticity investigation.  Both found to be counterfeit both bearing false, added signatures by another hand. Miro

Pablo Picasso 5 prints Complete. Illegitimate bearing questionable signatures. Francoise Gilot,   Le Picador II,  Tette homme, Don Quixote, La Petite Corrida.

Audubon:   Prints after {John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)} Including : original Audubon Royal Octavo Bird Prints. AKA. Red-tailed Buzzard, Broad-winged Buzzard, Iceland or Gyr Falcon, Cooper's Hawk, Barn Owl, Whip-poor-will, Chuck-Wills Widow, Kentucky Flycatching Warbler,Common Blue Bird, Blackburnian Wood Warbler Print authentication investigation and research conducted and completed.

Prints authenticated. Condition reports, insurance valuation and written appraisal effected. Insurance documentation issued.

Audubon Chromolithographs- Birds of America. Prints investigation completed.

Joan Miro: After / Prints x3. Le chien bleu, La seance de musique, Oiseau entre deux astres. Found to be Counterfeit repros bearing questionable signatures following authentication and signature identification investigations. Signed MIRO

25 lithographs on Arches. Print series contemporary re printed images bearing  questionable signatures. Likely fakes:

2 prints after. Found to be a re sized and re printed images following forensic investigation and examination, both bearing a questionable signatures.
Vicente Camarón Torra:  Oil painting.
Paisaje in the woods. C 1855.   {Vicente Camaron y Torra (Spanish, 1803-1864)  } Art authenticity investigation completed: Supportive attribution. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected.

Insurance documentation issued.

Amos Cassioli:  - 'Paolo and Francesca' better known as: 'The Kiss'  attributed {Amos Cassioli (Italian, 1832-1891)} full art authentication enquiries, investigation and research including forensic study & analysis showed this work of art to be a fake oil painting. Bearing a fake signature. Amos Cassiolli

Sir Arthur Elsley: - Genre painting. This Little Piggy: attrib: {Arthur John Elsley (1860-1952) British } Completed art authentication investigations of the painting proved the work of art to be legitimate and proven authentic / authenticated

Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected

Sir Alfred Munnings: - Portrait painting attrib: {Sir Alfred James Munnings, PRA, (8 October 1878 – 17 July 1959) British } Art authentication procedures lead to the work of art being proven as misattributed. Follower of Munnings.

Attibuted to Weatherby:   Portrait of a lady with a spaniel dog: Attrib:

{ WEATHERBY, Richard ( fl.1919-1940) British} Art authentication investigations find positive attribution supported. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected

Insurance documentation issued.

E.Conyers Barker: Canadian: landscape Authenticated and Evaluated

E.Conyers Barker Ontario landscape: Acryllic. Authenticated and Evaluated

Alexander Loemans - Landscape Authentication investigation complete Authenticated. River valley with indian encampment. Signed A Loemans

Canadian 'Group of Seven': - Painting- Completed authentication / attribution enquiry:  Attrib.  A.Y Jackson -  Algonquin landscape in winter.

F.H.Varley: - Watercolour - Water colour painting Complete Authenticated

Franz Johnston: - Winterscape oil. Investigation complete: Authenticated 

A. Lismer - Fake Landscape.- Painting> Authentication Investigation  complete. Found to be counterfeit work based upon Winter Horse and Sleigh 1918: oil on canvas laid down on board. Bears fake signature, A Lismer

Bezin: * A Sculpture - Completed investigation>  sculpture authenticated, values and Insurance documentation issued.

Picasso: - Investigation of authenticity into a wash and ink drawing of a woman in a hat: COMPLETED Fake / Found to be counterfeit bearing fake Picasso signature

Theodore Rousseau:  - A Drawing.  attrib {Theodore Rousseau [French Barbizon School artist , 1812-1867] } Completed authentication enquiries and subsequent investigation lead to the drawing of a bridge in a forest being authenticated. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected Insurance documentation issued.

Vincent van Gogh:  -  Oil painting of Iris' attrib: {Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890)} Full oil painting authentication investigation proved the work to be a further fake  bearing the faux / fake or added signature: Vincent

Vincent van Gogh: -  Oil painting of vase of flowers on canavas: Attrib: {Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890)} Full oil painting authentication and forensic investigation proved the work to be another fake  bearing a faux / fake or the added signature Vincent.

Gustave Courbet:  - A fake oil portrait - A Painting of a sculptor.

Completed authentication investigation proved the work to be counterfeit bearing a fake signature. G Courbet

Joseph Mallord William Turner: Fake signed oil landscape - Painting investigation Completed. Art authentication procedures undertaken find the work to be  modern counterfeit with fake signature: JMW Turner

Pablo Picasso: Fake watercolor painting. Completed investigation found the painting to be counterfeit with fake Picasso signature . Dove and Flowers

Cesare Lapini :- Sculpture. Bust of a woman.  {Cesare Lapini (Italian 1848-1893)} Sculpture authentication enquiry proves the work of art to be a fake Marble Bust . A Counterfiet 19C reproduction being a forged signature. C Lapini

Edgar Degas: - An Autumnal Landscape - Pastel painting investigation completed> Attrib. Edgar Degas - Supported; Insurance report and valuation and written appraisal effected. Insurance documentation issued.

Pablo Picasso:  Fake Drawing  Tette femme. 1952. investigation Completed. Found to be counterfeit bearing a fake Picasso signature. paper stock identification showed paper manufactured in 1980's

Vincent van Gogh: -  Watercolour attrib: {VincentWillem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890)} Bridge as Asniers. Full painting authentication investigation proved the work to be a fake watercolor - bearing faux/ fake signature Vincent

Vincent van Gogh: -  Oil painting of old mill. attrib: {Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890)} Full oil painting authentication investigation proved the work to be a fake  bearing the faux / fake added signature Vincent .

Joan Miro:   #7 - prints after   {Joan Miró i Ferrà - Spanish  (1893 – 1983)

( Print  authentication investigation including forensic investigation of paper stock) Completed -  All bearing questionable signatures. Likely all fake and repro.

Print: Complete Found to be a re printed lithographic image bearing a questionable signature.

A Hitler: { Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) Austrian }

A watercolour painting, woodland scene (Art authentication investigation) Completed Authenticated and Evaluated

 

17C DutchSchool: - Oil Painting successfully attributed following old master art authentication attribution investigation to;  Jacob Isaacksz van Ruisdael

An imaginary landscape with castle at sunset.

Full condition report + insurance valuation and written appraisal effected

Insurance documentation issued.

John Verelst :- {John Vereist (fl. 1698-1734). Dutch } Old master oil painting of a gentleman in a wig and top coat.  COMPLETED

Authenticated following full old master art authentication procedures and investigation including forensics, pigment analysis and dating.

Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected

Insurance documentation issued.

 Herman van der Myn: - oil painting attributed to Herman van der Myn (Dutch,1684-died circa 1741) Old master painting authentication investigation completed:  Painting authenticated

Reynolds: - {Sir Joshua Reynolds:English Rococo Era Painter,1723-1792} Full old master art authentication investigation of an oil  portrait of a gentleman indicates fake signature added to painting / Complete

Nicolaes Berchem, Manner of (Berchem Nicolaes 1620-1683- Dutch)

Old master authentication investigation of an oil painting. Suspended

Franz Hochecker: 1730-1782 (German) pastoral landscapes. Authenticated

Cherubino Pata: (French, 1819-1877) manner of Courbet. oil on canvas. Attrib

F Van Severdonck:- Frans van Severdonck (Belgian) 1809-1889 an oil painting on wooden panel, Ewe, ram and lamb, in pastoral landscape

with ducks. Authentication investigation and research completed. Authenticated.

Bloemaert( Abraham Bloemaert,Gorinchem 1566 - 1651 Utrecht - Dutch)

An old master landscape with vegetables. Oil on panel.

Old master authentication investigation completed.Unsubstantiated attribution.

Jost Amman: Attrib/ [Jost Amman [German Engraver, ca.1539-1591]

Bildnis des Justin Gobler, 1564, Old master authentication investigation.

Roelant Roghman. Attrib:> (Roelant Roghman (Dutch, 1627-1692) Landscape oil with travellers/ Old master authentication procedures suspended.

Dancker Danckerts: Dancker Danckerts (1633 - 1666). Old master engraving after

Nicolaes Berchem. Authenticated.

R Landi: {Ricardo Verdugo Landi (1871 - 1930) Spanish }

PAISAJE; Oil on canvas Old master attribution investigation into authenticity completed. Authenticated. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected

Insurance documentation issued.

Marten van Heemskerk: Attrib {Heemskerck, Marten van. 1498, 1574} Dutch

Old master portrait of a noble lady.old amster attribution investigation

Pierre Parrocel: attrib {Pierre Parrocel (1664-1739) French} Landscape oil on canvas with windmills.Old master attribution and forensic dating, pigment analysis.

Insurance valuation, written appraisal and insurance documentation issued.

van Dyck:  after [Sir Anthony Van Dyck [Flemish 1599-1641] Oil Portrait Charles I

Authentication investigation proved the work to be a copy of an original

Wolf Huber [Austrian ca.1490-1553] Drawing authentication.

Charles Natoire:  [Charles Joseph Natoire [French Painter,]

Fresco attribution investigation and condition report.
700-1777Etienne Allegrain: [French 1644-1736] A classical landscape with figures and cattle oil on canvas. Old master authentication investigation. Authenticated.

Jean-Baptiste Greuze attrib: [ Greuze, Jean-Baptiste (1725-1805). French]

Several enquiries and attribution investigations have been conducted into this old master artists works. Many are reproductions and copies 'after.'

JOSÉ BORONAT: attributed [ Jose Camaron y Boronat (Spanish, 1730-1803)

Old master authentication investigation into 2 devotional works completed/ Attributed.

Mariano Maell: [Mariano Salvador Maella [Spanish - Painter, 1739-1819]

An Adoration . Oil on canvas. Full attribution investigation and research conducted.

Dossi:  Dosso Dossi (c.1490 - 1542), real name Giovanni di Niccolò de Luteri,

Oil on canvas: Santi Cosma e Damiano,

Full old master authentication and attribution investigation, Circle of.

Francisco Domingo attrib: [ Francisco Domingo Marques [Spanish artist, 1842-1920] landscape. Authenticity Investigation proved work to be a modern fake.

Claude Gelee, called CLAUDE LORRAIN Circle of {Claude Gelée de Lorrain (1600- 1682). }Pastoral Capriccio with ruins: Oil on canavas. Not attributed.

Sebastián Muñoz: attributed: {Sebastian Munoz (Spanish, 1634-1709)

Drawing in sepia of a saint. Old master drawiung investiagetion completed. Upheld.

Hans Holbein the Elder: Attrib {Hans Holbein the Elder (1460 - 1524) - German}

Spruce panel. A saint. Old master painting attribution investigation completed. Substantiated.

Andrea Schiavone (also known as Andrea Meldolla) [Italian ca.1500-1563]

Prophet. oil on panel Attributed following old master painting investigation / research.

Other major research projects and attribution or authentication investigations conducted on the following artists:

Bramer

Brugghel

Eeckout

Henri Goltzius

Durer Bruegel

French and Spanish school
Nicolas Poussin

Wssel de Guimbarda

Daniel Vázquez Díaz

Marqués Jusepe de Ribera

Vicente Camarón Torra

Sebastián Muñoz

Juan de Valdes Leal

Andrea Schiavone

School and circle of Rembrandt

Hans Holbein the Elder

Marten van Heemskerk

French and Spanish school
Nicolas Poussin

Claude Gelee, called CLAUDE LORRAIN

Pierre Parrocel

Charles Natoire

Etienne Allegrain

Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Nicholas-Bernard Lepice

Ricardo Verdugo Landi

JOSÉ CAMARÓN Y BORONAT

Mariano Salvador Maell

Joseph Maria Subirachs

Wssel de Guimbarda

Daniel Vázquez Díaz

Francisco Domingo

Marqués Jusepe de Ribera

Vicente Camarón Torra

Sebastián Muñoz

Juan de Valdes Leal

18TH CENTURY ITALIAN ARTIST G. GIANALI

Joseph Loxton Rawbon (1855-1942)

Dame Laura Knight

Rene Magritte

Corrodi , Hermann David Saloman. 1844-1905

River Landscape with rider.

Schiele Egon

Portrait of Bertha Von Wiktorin, Oil on card

Jansen Joseph 1829 -1905

Mountainous Alpine landscape

Racknitz -Paul Gotz 1873 –1952

Male Portrait with pipe, after Jager

Van der Helst  Bart  1613-1670 Dutch

53 x 45 cm. Oil, A Male Portrait.

Chéri Hérouard

Pseud. Chéri-Louis-Marie-Aimé-Haumé HerouardmBorn, 1881

Kramer Peter II - 1857-1941 , A Monk -  Oil

Giacinto Brandi Di Polli (b. 1621, Poli, d. 1691, Roma)

Mattea Pretti

Jean Charles Georget (French1833~1894

Stierhof  Ernst 19C Austrian 45 x 40 cm.Oil -  genre tavern interior

 Mary  Cassatt

David Hockney
Massimo Campigli 1931

Robert Motherwell - 16 x 12 inches, 41 x 30.5 cm
Drunk with Turpentine

 

Authentication of Rare & Antiquarian books and other antique items

HISTORIA SCHOLASTICA. Petrus Comestor

'LEZIONI SCRITTURALI' John Speed - 17C.History of Great Britain. Authenticated

Sir Walter Scott "The Waverley novels" Edinburgh Edition, Cadell Co., 1829 Signed. / Authenticated

St. John of the Cross / Joannis Authenticated

WILLIAM GEORGE BROWNE.Travels in Africa Egypt & Syria. Authenticated

Little Dorrit 1855, Charles Dickens -  Authenticated Posthumous Paper of the Pickwick Club, Charles Dickens. 1837.  Authenticated

Moliere 1786 , Authenticated
Bibles incl: Geneva Bible 1599

Constable Map

Antique Carousel Horse   COMPLETED Found to be 20C Counterfeit / Chinese Articulated wooden dragon C 1800 Completed (Misattributed. 19C Japanese) Carved Crucifix-Canadian/ Jesuit Missionary - Completed

Royal DOULTON Figurines - The Diligent Scholar-HN 26

George III Tea Service (prov) John George Lambton “Radical Jack,”

1st Earl of Durham

1946 Douglas T35 Motorcycle

Antique Silver Chanukah Menorah.

Coke memorabilia.

Autographs.

Pop memorabilia
Military Medals & Orders incl:

George III Indian Peace Medal - Completed

The Distinguished Service order for Valour

Washington Peace Medal

The Distinguished Flying Cross

King George II 'Quaker' Medal

1757 Lincoln Indian Peace Medal

Crimea War Medal & Sebastopol Clasp

Queen Ann Treaty of Utrecht Medal

Sir Arthur Sullivan Original musical score. Authenticated and Evaluated

Insurance valuation and written appraisal effected Insurance documentation issued.

Marilyn Monroe: rare photographs. Insurance valuation and written appraisal effectedInsurance documentation issued

An aspersorium 12th. century holy water bucket.

Various 19C Photogravures

A Major restitution issue:

Photographs by: Eveleen Myers, Henry Peach Robinson, Lyddell Sawyer. Wexford Yeomanry Corps gallantry medal 1798 Serbian Orders and medals Ulysses S. Grant Indian Peace Medal Leather Torah Fragment Bugge Bible. 1549. Imprynted by J.

Daye and W. Seres
1936 Berlin Olympic gold medal An American Congressional medal of honour awarded for valour; circa 1882

Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Alexander Graham Bell LettersJohann Georg Schönfelder II - Violin 1799 RMS Titanic Postcard

 

Autograph authentication:

Marilyn Monro Authentication of Autographs:

Book. Repros. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Groucho Marx siganture Authenticated and Evaluated

Gregory Peck Autograph Signature Fake Photo: Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Ava Gardiner Fake autograph " Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Brat Pack "  Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Dean Martin " Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanicallyreproduced autopen.

Sammy Davis Jnr. Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Peter Llawford " Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Joey Bishop" Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Frank Sinatra" Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Star Wars, Alec Guinness" Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

Joe DiMaggio, Signed Book Fake autograph Repro. Illegitimate, Mechanically reproduced autopen.

 

Violins:

We see hundreds of Antonius Stradivarius, Guarneri and Amati  type violins annually. We also see many high quality Small-Shop instruments & some exceptional Luthier built violins and cellos.

ANNIBALE FAGNOLA - MONTIGLIO MONFERRATO _ Camillo Camilli

Vincenzo Ruggieri  - Giuseppe Rocca - Giuseppe Testore  - SANTO SERAPHIN

Giovanni Francesco Pressenda - PIETRO GUARNERI OF MANTUA - GUADAGNINI GIOVANNI BATTISTA - Richard Duke CARLO TANEGIA - GIOVANNI GRANCINO

Tononi, Landolphi, Farotti - Degani - Taurini - Figarini - Micelli, etc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fine  Art  Authentication & Attribution Investigations:
Completed Forensic & Academic Investigation Projects

 

Old Masters and other important Paintings and Drawings

    
Albrecht Durer - Print Completed: More modern variant
John Fernley Snr: Painting Completed:: Illegitimate signature

Italian Old master drawing

Bernardo Strozzi: Italian  oil

Pending

Completed  wrongly attributed

Philip Peter Roos: German oils pair
called Rosa da Tivoli -

Completed: Attributed
Vicente Camarón Torra: Spanish oil
Completed: Inaccurately attributed
Lucas van Leyden: Dutch oil
Completed: An illegitimate copy bearing a false signature
Rembrandt / School of: Dutch oil
Completed. Misattributed. Later
Jan van Goyen   Dutch oil 
Completed: Inaccurately attributed

 

Other works of art:

Samuel Palmer Completed:
   

Dutch school landscape            

Lawrence Steven  Lowry -

Completed:
Frank Moss Bennett  British oil
Completed: A print
Jules-Hippolyte Delaroche French Completed

CORINTH, Lovis ( 1858-1925) German

Sitzender männlicher . Drypoint Etching

Completed Authenticated

Legal  Clients

Theodore Rousseau  French oil

Completed: Bears false signature

Constantin Brâncusi Romanian

Stone sculpture.

Completed. Identified as Illegitimate.
Vincent van Gogh   Dutch oils
Authentication investigation completed, works bear false signatures.
Farkas Lorinc Csallóközi. Hungarian.
9 paintings.  Completed - Authenticated
Vincent   Drawing
Bears false signature - Legal  Clients
Italian school C1900 Pair. oils
Completed: Bearing false signature
Eduard Theodor Ritter von Grützner:
Completed:Painted over print base
A Hitler:  Watercolor
Completed, a fake work bearing a false signature
Van Dyck:
Closed
Schamberg. Baylinson, Ferruzzi
Completed:
Henri Edmond Cross French
Completed, identified as a Fake
Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin: Russian

Watercolour Completed.

An unsupportable attribution

ZAK, Eugène 1884-1926) Polish

SELF PORTRAIT

Completed
Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky  
Suspended
Constance Markievicz ( Irish)
Completed Authenticated
Thomas Blinks: British
Art Authentication investigation completed

Alphonse Mucha 1860 - 1939

Emile Antoine Boyard.

Vlamink Maurice


Picasso  Schedule

Completed

2 Oils

Completed

Authentication of individual works by or after Pablo Picasso includes:

Picasso  / A major Dora Marr Work PENDING Corporate clients

Pablo Picasso :Painting / Cubist oil

Picasso

Cubist Drawing

Pablo Picasso : Painting- A variation of

Tette d'Homme 1972

Completed:: Illegitimate

 

Ongoing preliminary investigation.

Ongoing and in the second stage of an international investigation

Legal  Clients

Pablo Ruiz Picasso Drawing Completed. identified as student work
Pablo Picasso: Tette d'Homme oil also dated 1972 Completed: Illegitimate

Pablo Picasso: Spanish Authentication investigation into a major oil painting - Dora Maar -

Completed:: Illegitimate


Pablo Picasso: Drawings / A pair in pen and ink: Tette d'Homme Pending continuum

Pablo Ruiz Picasso  (1881 - 1973)

Avant la pique -  1959 linoleum cut in colours

Completed
Pablo Ruiz Picasso : Mère et enfant : Print

Completed: Early Commercial litho

New York Graphic Society

Picasso: A limited edition etching

Pablo Ruiz Picasso : Mère et enfant

Completed: Found to be an Illegitimate reproduction bearing fake signature
Picasso: 5 drawings signed Picasso
Completed: Ebay acquisitions: Fakes
Picasso:  Signed watercolour.
Art Authentication investigation
Picasso:  Gouache
Completed . Illegitimate work by another hand - Legal  Clients
Pablo Picasso: 1941 drawing.
Authentication procedure ongoing
Picasso:  Various etchings
Art Authentication procedures completed. All modern repro Fakes
Picasso:  Tryptich
Art Authentication investigation completed. proven to be an Illegitimate reproduction.
Picasso:  Etchings
Completed. Reproductions
Picasso:  India ink Drawing signed Picasso
Art Authentication investigation completed - A fake
Picasso:  Crayon drawing. signed Picasso
Drawing Authentication investigation completed Illegitimate
Pablo Picasso: A Major oil painting signed Picasso. Re investigated
Painting Authentication investigation completed: Proven to be an illegitimate work.
Picasso:  drawing- C 1952
Art Authentication investigation Completed: An Illegitimate reproduction.

 

 
Other antique items:

An Aspersorium 12th. century holy water bucket.

Completed.

Various 19C Photogravures.
Completed. Reproductions

A Major restitution issue:

Ongoing - Legal  Clients

Photographs by: Eveleen Myers, Henry Peach Robinson, Lyddell Sawyer.
Completed.
Wexford Yeomanry Corps gallantry medal 1798
Completed.
Serbian Orders and medals
Completed.
Ulysses S. Grant Indian Peace Medal
Authentication investigation completed:
Leather Torah Fragment
Bugge Bible. 1549. Imprynted by J. Daye and W. Seres
Completed.
1936 Berlin Olympic gold medal
Completed. TV LINK>Bottom of page
An American Congressional medal of honour awarded for valour; circa 1882
Completed.

Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Completed.
Alexander Graham Bell Letters
Ongoing
Johann Georg Schönfelder II - Violin 1799
Completed.
RMS Titanic Postcard
Completed.
 

 

We are keen to learn more about fake attribution and fake provenance paperwork. Please write to us if you have information on:

Des Duxbury / Duxbury family papers in the UK

Fabrizio Di Castro, Italy 

Professor Dr. E. Jagers

Rasmus C. Olsen

 

 

           

Freemanart Services Summary:

A detailed summary of  the Freemanart Consultancy and its wide variety of art and antiques authentication services follows.

 

The clients relying on Freemanart, often specifically require the authentication of American, Canadian, British and European Art and Antiques. This would normally include the authentication of oil paintings and the authentication of water colors, acrylic paintings, pictures and prints. Authenticating Graphic works, etchings, engravings, lithographs and limited edition prints. As well as authentication of ceramics, pottery, figurines and furniture and collectibles, particularly Picasso ceramic authentication issues. We also value and investigate rare and antique books, such as bibles and first editions, maps, photographs, autographs, drawings in pencil, silver point, pen and ink and charcoal. Coins, medals, stamps, postcards and private collections of all kinds.

In Canada, England, Europe and the USA, we have expert appraisers, values and authentication experts on hand who specifically appraise, value and authenticate works of art for clients on a daily basis. We also offer Forensic investigations, document, signature and handwriting analysis and investigate Fraud and Forgery of works of art and antiques and their provenance  both past provenances and or histories.

 

About  Freeman art USA:

In the USA, Freemanart specifically serve the States of; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

We take on a huge amount of art authentication work from New York, California and Florida where authentication and the identification of forgery and fraud in art in particular, is a main concern of clients requiring in the main, Pablo Picasso authentication.

  

Freemanart Serving the Dominion of Canada.

In Canada we also have Canadian Art and Antiques authentication experts serving the Provinces of: Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Labrador, Nunuvit and the Yukon.
Our Canadian Art and Antiques appraisers, authentication experts and valuers are available to assist either on line or by private appointment, with the authentication of paintings from all eras including; Old masters, landscapes, marine and still life paintings, religious subjects, icons, portraits, pictures and prints and from all eras including 15th century, XV, 16th century, XVI, 17th century, XVI, 18th century, XVIII, 19th century, IXX and 20th century, XX. This would naturally include paintings and works of art from the Italian school; the Spanish School, the Flemish school, British and Scottish Schools, French and Russian school, the Dutch and Belgian School, Hungarian and German schools, the Irish school, the Oriental schools, Chinese and Japanese school and including Canadian Art and the American schools such as the Hudson River school and the Canadian Group of Seven.

We also appraise and research with a view to authenticating and proving the authenticity of African, tribal and Aboriginal art and antiques, including: Indian, Persian, Turkish, Indonesian and South American works.

 

Freemanart in  Australia:

We advise clients in New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Capital Territory. We serve these Australian states as a fine art consultancy, expert in art and antiques appraisals on line, evaluation and valuation of art & antiques and authenticating and the authentication of art, oil paintings, watercolors, pictures and prints, including the authentication of Picasso

Art Fakes and Forgery:

As Art and Antiques appraisers specializing in the field of the authentication of paintings, pictures and antiques, we also identify and investigate art and document forgery on a daily basis, including fakes and art forgeries of all kinds.

We are specialists in the identification of fake and illegitimate works of art and also forged, copied and illegitimate signatures.

Much of our work load is taken up with the authentication of paintings, but we also authenticate drawings, ceramics, sculpture and limited edition prints, particularly those attributed to or after Pablo Ruiz Picasso.  However, Joan Miro and Marc Chagall also account for a large proportion of our schedule of authenticating artwork and particularly the authentication of artists signatures.

Our About Fakes section and archive specifically covers this subject with good examples of fake works by Picasso   is also an excellent resource for interested parties.

 

GO TO > Freemanart  Fine Art Consultancy, Central Index & Home page. Freemanart are International art consultants and experts offering expert authentication &  appraisal services, including forensics and forensic research and investigation. Specialist Picasso expertise, alongside art work and antiques appraisals -and valuations.

 

Remember - However you may say it in our own language: Be it Art Authentication, Authentification, Beglaubigung, Autenticación, Autenticazione, Echtverklaring, Autenticação, Bekreftelse, Art Authentication, Arte Authentification, Beglaubigung, art Autenticación, Autenticazione, Echtverklaring, Autenticação, , kunst Bekreftelse. And be it  the artwork of Pablo Picasso of an old master.

It is our subject, our expertise our specialism and our pleasure to help you.

 

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