Freemanart Consultancy

  

 

 

 

 

 

   For over four decades, we have been confidentially serving thousands of private individuals and art collectors from around the world, in relation to art, alongside a vast number of international corporate clients.

 

This includes many of the worlds prominent law firms and law enforcement agencies who have required expert specialised assistance with the detection of forgeries and aid with practical investigations leading towards the prosecution of art fraud.

Our clientele range in diversity from insurers to fine art dealers, major and municipal art galleries, banks to principal auctioneers.


 Our distinguished private clients come from all walks of life, both ordinary individuals and serious art investors alike.

Proudly our prestigious portfolio of clients include four Royal Households and an incumbent President and art collectors from the world of film and television, sport, music, entertainment and politics. All turn to Freemanart for help and advise and with the investigation of authenticity and in researching artist attributions and provenance matters.

 Upholding strict client confidentiality which precludes discussion or the identification of any private individuals identities or details of their case, some of our Corporate clients may be seen HERE and for an idea of our current and recent investigation subjects, CLICK HERE


 

 

 The Freemanart Fine Art Consultancy is headed by the eminent art historian, fine art investigator and writer David Freeman.  

 An international fine art consultant and advisor, he is an academic with over 43 years professional experience in the world of fine art to share with his clients.  Sought after and active in the ongoing pursuit of investigating the authenticity of art, he heads a formidable team of art historians, scientists and expert researchers, offering a specialised range of services to both the public and corporate sector servicing the multiple aspects involved with the substantiation of authenticity.

 

 David writes extensively on his specialisms and lectures internationally on the subject of art fraud, the detection and forgery and Old and Modern master authentication issues.

 An advisor to both film and television around the world, including the television crime series CSI and the BBC's Hustle, he is a well known key note speaker at major conferences throughout the world, appearing regularly on television in North America.

 

 

Works;   The Gauguin Index. Frank Spenlove-Spenlove Les Œuvres complètes. The Complete Works of James Wills 1705 - 1776

The Horizontal Boy. Policing Picasso. When Paths Cross at Fontainbleau, Looking for Leo, The Magic of the Secondary Signatures. Beyond Wildenstein and the Oakum Gate etc. Secret Britain, Treasures that Talk and  Gathering Dust. He is widely regarded as an expert in the art of both Old and Modern European masters including J M W Turner, Constable and Gauguin and the Impressionists. With a special interest in Italian Renaissance Old Masters and Florentine art, including Italian panel paintings and Altarpieces. 

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Freemanart Profile          

THE  TEAM

 We are indebted to all the fine people - Academics - Forensic scientists - Scholars & Subjective Experts around the world who continually assist us in clients investigation projects.

 

Anna

Administration - North America

Jacqueline

Director of Research for Freemanart Canada and Freemanart International.

Also providing specialist skills as our forensic imaging expert.

Maureen

Antiquarian and an expert authority,

senior consultant & appraiser

of antiques. Expert valuer of ceramics, pottery, porcelain

glass wear, silver, virtue, antique and contemporary furniture.

 

Henry

Senior Consultant. A British expert in ceramics, pottery and porcelain. Henry specialises in British, European, Canadian & American Antiques, Collectibles and antique furniture.

Graham

Eminent Senior Consultant, Forensic

Document Examiner.

Handwriting and signature analyst-Canada and North America

John

Senior Consultant. Gemologist 

and jewellery expert. Specialism: Silver, timepieces, antique and modern jewellery and virtue

Morana:

Conservator - Expert in fine art restoration and associated

technological conservation services.

Mathew

Specialist in Renaissance research & investigation with a special interest in early works on paper, ancient

twritings and historical documents.

 

 

 

Marshall We are indebted to our associate.

A leading Canadian expert specialising in ceramics, collectibles and general antiques.

 

 

 

 

Institutions

 

Commission for Looted Art

Interpol

COPACEL Confederation of Pulp, Paper, Board and Industry

LAPADA

PIRA

CASVA - Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

Art Loss Register

BAMF - The British Art Market Confederation

Courtauld Institute

The Watermark Archive

Inst. of Conservation

Conway and Witt Lib.

British Art Library Special Collections

AFed.UK

Confederation of European Paper Industries

International Council of Museums

Central Registry of Information on Looted Cultural Property

1933-1945

Restitution-Art

 

 

 


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OLD  MASTER  ART
EUROPEAN  ART   AUTHENTICATION
GERMAN  ART   AUTHENTICATION
ALTARPIECE &  PANEL  PAINTINGS IMPRESSIONIST   &  MODERN  ART PONT- AVEN  ECOLE D'ARTE
BRITISH  ART   AUTHENTICATION FRENCH  ART   AUTHENTICATION SCOTTISH  ART
WEST  COUNTRY &  DEVON  ART CORNISH ART AMERICAN ART AUTHENTICATION
RUSSIAN ART AUTHENTICATION SPANISH ART CUBAN ART
CANADIAN ART AUTHENTICATION
HUNGARIAN ART NORDIC - SCANDINAVIAN ART IRISH ART AUTHENTICATION
EXPERTISE BY ARTIST      
       
APPEL KAREL - AUTHENTICATION AIVAZOVSKY  IVAN BRANCUSI   CONSTANTIN
BOUDIN EUGENE AUTHENTICATION
BOUVARD  - Famile. CEZANNE PAUL CHAGALL MARC - AUTHENTICATION
CORNEILLE  Guillaume Beverloo COROT CAMILE CORTES EDOUARD
CROME JOHN DE KOONING WILLEM DEGAS EDGAR
DOU GERRIT - AUTHENTICATION DUFY RAOUL GAINSBOROUGH Thomas
GRIS JUAN KHALO FRIDA KIRCHNER  ERNST LUDWIG
LAM  WILFREDO LEGER FERNAND LIEBERMAN  MAX
LOWRY L S
MATISSE HENRI MALEVICH  KAZIMIR MIRO JOAN
MONDRIAN   PIET MONET CLAUDE MORISOT BERTHE
PISSARRO CAMILLE POPPELMAN PETER REMBRANDT VAN  RIJN
RENOIR PIERRE REYNOLDS JOSHUA ROUSSEAU THEODORE
SPENLOVE-SPENLOVE FRANK TITIAN / TIZIANO TURNER J. M. W.
VAN GOGH VINCENT  VLAMINCK  MAURICE de VOUILLARD EDOUARD
CONYERS BARKER HUGHES Derrick GAUGUIN INDEXES
KLINE FRANZ ROBERT MOTHERWELL
PECHSTEIN MAX ROUALT GEORGE BUFFET BERNARD
MUNNINGS Sir Alfred James FRAGONARD Jean Honore GREUZE  Jean Baptiste
DAUMIER HONORE KREGTEN FEDOR van CSALLOKOZI Farkas Lőrinc
       
EXPERTISE BY REGION      
       
UNITED KINGDOM  Authentication AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND
CANADA MARITIME CANADA ONTARIO
INDIA SOUTH AMERICA BRAZIL
JAPAN    
USA      
ALASKA BOSTON /  WASHINGTON DC CALIFORNIA
COLORADO FLORIDA HAWAII
MICHIGAN MISSOURI NEVADA
TEXAS VIRGINIA WASHINGTON
INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA KENTUCKY  

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A detailed summary of  the services offered by the Freemanart Consultancy and our wide variety of art and antique authentication services follows. Please navigate the buttons at the top of investigate fraud and the forgery of works of art and antiques and their provenance  both past provenances and or history.