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Investigating the Authenticity and Attributions of works of art believed to be by;

Juan Sánchez Cotán

Spanish

(June 25, 1560 Orgaz – September 8, 1627 Granada)

Aliases: "Fray" Friar - Juan Sánchez Cotan, Juan Sánchez Cotán, "Fray" Juan Sanchez-Cotan.

 

 

 Simply put, Cotán was one of the most famous painters of the Spanish Golden Age. Trained by Blas de Prado, who was the first known painter of Spanish still lifes in the manner of the Dutch, he became the master of the bodegon. Paintings made in the realist manner depicting scenes of daily life with strong elements of still life in the composition. brightly lit items, unusually placed against a dark background was key to his work and it was widely followed throughout the century.

He enjoyed considerable success in his life but Sanchez Cotan finally abandoned his studio and his paintings for a life dedicated to God, renounced his earthly possessions and joined the Carthusian monks.

 Of his work, the Prado perhaps says it best:  "Primarily known as one of Spain’s most original still-life painters, Sánchez Cotán’s numerous religious works are characterised by the idealisation of the figures, concise line, pale colours and highly finished, precise brushstrokes."

 A further biography of his life is unnecessary here, but his paintings are very rare and seldom appear on the art market. So it is important to be able to distinguish between those works actually executed by an artist such as Juan Sánchez Cotán, compared to those 'claiming' to be by him, or that we are told are by him.

 There are always going to be those replicated or repeated works made by others to define and more possible and sometimes plausible authors to balance and consider in the attribution equation.

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 As an international specialist fine art consultancy, with bases in the UK and Europe, we have been confidentially serving both private individuals and corporate clients around the world for over 45 years.

Investigating both single works of art and complete collections for clients and conducting in-depth authentication and legitimacy investigations and inquiries, full academic and forensic investigations and multilingual archival research into the origins of all old master works of art from different geographical regions and periods. We also scrutinize and research the provenance and ownership lineage.

 We are able to assist and advise you in all fine art related matters, particularly issues of authenticity and attribution, including the works of Juan Sánchez Cotán, his circle, studio, or those of his followers, or any works of art that you are keen to learn about.

 Some various example works of art associated with this name appear below as illustrations. 

Note: No inference is made, nor is it intended as to the question of legitimacy here. Moreover these are an across the board representational view of the differing types of works that are and may in the future be offered and advertised for sale at auction internationally.

 

 

 

     
Juan Sánchez Cotán (Orgaz 1560-1627 Granada) Bodegón with a cardoon and francolin
Signed 'Ju° Sãchez co[tan?]' (lower right on the ledge) Oil on canvas
Sold GBP £4,037,250.00

Follower of Juan Sánchez Cotán
Saint John the Baptist
Oil on canvas. The painting is loosely

based onSanchez Cotan's Saint John the

Baptist, now in the Museo de Bellas Artes, Granada

Sold GBP £4,375.00

Juan Sánchez Cotán 1560-1627
Sainte Béatrice de Silva avant son entrée au couvent (before entering the convert)
Oil on canvas
Estimation : 50 000 - 70 000 EUR Unsold
     
Attributed to Juan Sanchez COTAN 1560-1627
Saint Louis de Gonzague recevant la première communion (Recieving first communion)
Estimate: Euro 30,000.00 - €40,000.00

CIRCLE OF SANCHEZ COTAN "The Vision of Saint

Johnthe Evangelist in Patmos" S. XVII /? Oil on

canvas There is a very similar work signed by

Juan Sánchez Cotán (1560 - 1627) preserved in

the Museum of Santa Cruz de Toledo and whose main differences are in the position of the book and in the existence of the eagle next to San Juan.

Estimate 3.000 €

Juan Sanchez Cotan 1560-1627 
THE MIRACLE OF SAINT FRANCIS
oil on canvas
     
Juan Sánchez Cotán 1560-1627
Still Life with Game, Vegetables and Fruit
Juan Sánchez Cotán 1560-1627
Saint Ildefonso receiving the Chasuble
Ca. 1600.
Oil on canvas.
Brígida del Río, the Bearded Lady of Peñaranda
1590. Oil on canvas.

 

     

Fray Juan Sánchez Cotán (Orgaz, Toledo, 1560 - Granada, 1627) "Immaculate Conception"

Oil on board.

Estimate: €9,000 - €12,000 Not Sold

Attributed to Juan Sánchez Cotán 1560-1627
Virgin embraced with the Child behind a shelf with

a plate of cherries and an apple; curtain and in the background a mountainous landscape at sunset.

Oil on canvas Est 15.000 €  Not Sold

School of Juan SANCHEZ COTAN, late 16th Christ on the cross in a landscape Oil on

wood (walnut)

Sold 3.000 €

 

 

 

Fine Art Authentication Investigation

 

   The duration and the direction of any authenticity investigation or inquiry into an attribution of a work of art will inevitably vary from project to project. But there are clear and very well defined professional formalities, responsibilities and areas of scrutiny that we can formally assist you with, including:

 

  • Authentication: Authentification:   Conducting comprehensive investigations and in depth research into a work of art with a view to establishing a correct, complete and formally recognized certification. One absolutely upheld by the appropriate, legally acknowledged and internationally sanctioned authority, body or expert on that given artist. Directing detailed and complicated inquiries, with multilingual capability, including any international academic research and forensic applications that are required.

 

  •  Attribution:  Identifying and confirming the identity of a previously anonymous artist, studio or workshop from which a work of art most likely originated. Including the re-examination and investigation of a previous attribution which may be incorrect, or the scrutiny of an attribution that has been formally questioned or is currently doubted.

 

  •  Confirmation:  Undertaking research and investigations into the legitimacy of the provenance, history and prior ownership of a work of art and establishing its accuracy and legitimacy.

  •  Scrutiny: Examen minutieux:Identifying fake or faux works of art and forgeries, including any false supportive accompanying documentation and determining works of art which may be studio or later copies, or previously given incorrect attributions.

  •  Prosecution: Poursuite: Investigating alleged art fraud and forgery and assisting and advising those who are currently , or may be considering litigating or prosecuting the fact. This includes colleagues who are legal professionals and individual private clients.

  •  Attention:  Conducting all fine art related due diligence and duty of care inquiries. Including safe prepurchase or sale related audits and assisting clients in consolidating a well balanced future family distribution.

 

  •  Appraisal: Évaluation - Valuations and condition reports.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step one in the Art Authentication and Attribution process

The Pre-Authentication Assessment

   L'évaluation de pré-authentification. La evaluación previa a la autenticación

 

 

 We strongly advise clients before embarking on a full investigation of legitimacy or an artist or studio attribution inquiry, that it is wise to have an impartial preliminary assessment conducted first. One made to balance any issues that may be present that could make the longer term exercise unviable.

 This is a professional advisory service we provide, based upon the images you supply, the full details of work of arts acquisition, its history and provenance as is known to you, along with sight of any documentation, previous research or analysis that you may have had formerly conducted.

You should then have a far better understanding of both the prospects or any pitfalls we may face, before making a decision. This is a logical and cost effective professional review for which there is a modest set fee.

 

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A WORK OF ART DESCRIPTOR AND TERMINOLOGY

  *It is very important to clearly understand the auction terms that are commonly used in any published descriptor and to be cautious of works that may just be created in the manner of the artist, or those which could be variants of the artists works of art that bear a signature or monogram. In this case as if they were defining the creations of; Juan Sánchez Cotán (Orgaz 1560-1627 Granada) and his school & studio.

 

  •  Where the name, Juan Sánchez Cotán (Orgaz 1560-1627 Granada) is given with the first name/s and surname of the artist, usually cited as, Juan Sánchez Cotán (Orgaz 1560-1627 Granada) including his dates to be specific, then in their qualified and professional opinion, they are in no doubt. It is a genuine and authentic item and one painted by that artist. This is usually fully qualified by its inclusion in any catalogue raissone, or by the guarantee of the opinion given by the appropriate and internationally recognized expert authority on the artist.
  •  When Juan Sánchez Cotán (Orgaz 1560-1627 Granada) is the term used, or it is similarly defined as 'Attrib. to ' [abbreviated,] or Attribué à, or ascribed to, then in their opinion it is 'probably' a work by the artist, at least in part. But... there is no guarantee. It is only an opinion that it 'possibly' may be by him.
  •  But if the term Juan Sánchez Cotán - circle of, entourage, or “Circle of Juan Sánchez Cotán ” is specifically used, then in their opinion, it is a work only of the period of the artist, but showing their influence. Or by someone closely associated with the artist, BUT not necessarily by their pupil or student.
  •  When the name is given thus; Painted in the “Style of Juan Sánchez Cotán ” or “Follower of Juan Sánchez Cotán is used, this means that in their opinion it is a work of art executed only in the artist’s way, their 'style', but not necessarily by a pupil. Yet it may be a contemporary, or nearly a contemporary of the artist.
  •  If the phrase in the “Manner Juan Sánchez Cotán is used or is defined….” then in their opinion it is also only a work painted in the style of the artist, but of a later date and definitely not by the artist as named.
  •  When the term “After….Juan Sánchez Cotán "; is the term used, then in their opinion it is a copy (made at any date) of an authentic and original work by the artist. This also applies to prints made 'after' an original work of art either by the artist or another artist/ printmaker.
  •  Signed - Juan Sánchez Cotán ; “Dated….” or “Inscribed Juan Sánchez Cotán ” Then in their opinion the work has been signed/dated/or inscribed by that specific artist. The addition of a question mark ? however, indicates a strong element of doubt.
  •  When the term 'Bears signature', is used or the name, Juan Sánchez Cotán is specified followed by the words; "With signature ….”, or “With date ….” or “With inscription….” or “Bears signature of Juan Sánchez Cotán /date/or inscription” Then in 'their opinion,' either the signature / date / or inscription is spurious, forged or has been added by someone else other than the artist.

 

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