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CONDUCTING OLD MASTER ART AUTHENTICATION & ARTIST ATTRIBUTION INVESTIGATIONS

 

 

 When we refer to the attribution or authentication of an 'Old Master' work of art, it can be a drawing or painting that was created by any one of the world's most eminent and influential European artists in history. Or a work originating from their workshop or studio.

 

 Serving clients from around the world and operating throughout Europe, we are an international specialist fine art consultancy, conducting in-depth legitimacy inquiries, investigations and archival research into the origins of all old master works of art. Many of which come from different geographical regions and genres. We also investigate alternative artist or studio attributions and scrutinise and confirm the historical provenance.

Recent Old Master Investigations include:

François Gérard, Passarotto old master drawing, Joshua Reynolds, George Romney, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Francesco Goya - 2 drawings and a major painting. Bartolomé Esteban Murillo - Mater Dolorosa oil. Alonso Cano – Virgen and child, oil. Cornelis Janssens van Ceulen – Portrait. Jan Van Der Heyden – A country house, oil. 17th Century Northern Italian oil - Madonna della Ghiara. Sebastiano del Piombo – Musicians oil. Circle of Giovanni Lombardi oil. Attrib Rembrandt Circle of Rembrandt - An apostle oil. Jan Josephszoon van Goyen – landschap. Anon Oil on copper.


 

 

THE PRELIMINARY ASSESMENT OF VIABILITY STUDY

 

    We advise clients that before entering into a full investigation of legitimacy or possible attribution of an old master work of art, it is essential to imparitally consider the issue of viability.

So with that in mind, we prefer to undertake a preliminary professional pre-authentication assessment for clients first.

This is a professional study and advisory service, based upon the images you supply, the full details and the work of arts history and provenance as is known to you, along with any previous research or analysis that you may have formerly conducted on it.

It is an unbiased and considered overview, aiming to determine the requirements necessary and balance the risks involved. It can also determine any immediate negative issues there may be. 

It's a logical and cost effective professional assessment for which there is a modest set fee.

 

Please see our FAQ's which explains this process in detail.

 

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OLD MASTER DRAWING

 

  The old masters were eminent artists, each regarded to be historical maestros of great quality and ability. Living and working sometime between the 12th to the early 18th centuries, though clearly there were many other great master craftsmen who also qualify for this title.

Some of these unique artists followed later and are deemed to be Modern Masters, such as the Impressionists and Expressionists. There are a vast number of artists of this calibre however originating from the early years of Medieval and Renaissance art through to more modern times. Although the subject matter they chose to depict may be similar in many ways; portraiture, landscape, the Holy family and allegorical and biblical scenes, their country of origin and its regionality and their unique, individual styles, often varies dramatically.

 

 We specialise in conducting complex international fine art authentication and attribution investigations into old master works of art for both private and corporate clients around the world. Enjoying extensive access to art archives throughout Europe, we work multilingually.
 In our four decades of serving and advising clients internationally, we have investigated hundreds of Old Master works of art, all over the globe. Researching their origins, investigating artist attributions and historical provenance and assisting with delicate repatriation issues. Alongside identifying forgeries and aiding in the pursuit and prosecution of art fraud.

 

 

 


 

 

Old Master Painting Authentication and Portraiture

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  Many of the old master portrait paintings that we have investigated and studied, turn out to be formerly wrongly attributed. As in the case of the auto portrait on the left, which is not by the Flemish Old Master, Rembrandt van Rijn, but an inferior copy of an unfinished self portrait, originally painted by Rembrandt in about 1659.

However, this was actually presented for sale to a prospective purchaser as an 'original' Rembrandt.

< Though Rembrandt painted many self portraits in his lifetime, scholars believe well over 50, he did not copy or reproduce any of them, nor did he paint the one below which was discovered in South America.

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 Though imitating the style of Rembrandt, this Portrait of a wealthy man ^ when seen under ultra violet light, indicated many earlier repairs, but was created later, in fact around half a century later, as forensic investigation and analysis of the pigment and canvas verified.

 

 

 

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The design of the painting resembles Raffaello Sanzio painting Madonna  Della Tenda

 

 

 

The Holy Family and St John the Baptist

 To the right is an old master drawing which claimed to be on ancient paper. Announcing by its signature, to be a drawing by the old master artist Nicolas Poussin (French 1594-1665) It's a pen and ink drawing executed in sepia and heightened in white.

 

This supposedly 'old master' work is on paper and pasted to board measuring 8 ½ x 10 " and depicts, according to the inscription: "St. Jerome beneath a tree within a rural landscape and bridge beyond."

However, the paper on which this piece is actually executed was produced no earlier than about 1840, that's some 200 years after the artist was working and could never have been executed by Nicolas Poussin.

 

 

Old master drawing art authentication experts

St. Jerome beneath a tree

 

On closer inspection, we discovered a further inscription, one which we were able to image enhance when the drawing was removed from its backing board.

Forensics examination indicated that the pen which created these marks was likely the same that made the marks made by the the nib of the pen that created the drawing itself! 

Note that the date on it reads 1853.  That's also two centuries later than the artist lived.

 

 

 

 

A lengthy list of completed old master projects forms an extensive and impressive index

A fuller but by no means complete list of our investigations can be found Here:

Giotto di Bondone  (Italian, 1267–1337)
Leonardo da Vinci  (Italian, 1452–1519)
Albrecht Dürer  (German, 1471–1528)
Michelangelo  (Italian, 1475–1564)
Titian  (Italian, c.1477–1576)
Sandro Botticelli  (Italian, 1445–1510)
Raphael (Italian, 1483–1520)
Hans Holbein the Younger  (German, 1497–1543)
Jacopo Tintoretto  (Italian, 1518–1594)
Pieter Bruegel the Elder  (Flemish, c.1525–1569)
Paolo Veronese  (Italian, c.1528–1588)
El Greco  (Greek-born Spanish, 1541–1614)
Frans Hals  (Dutch, 1580–1666)
Caravaggio  (Italian, 1573–1610)
Peter Paul Rubens  (Flemish, 1577–1640)
Nicolas Poussin  (French, 1594–1665)
Diego Velázquez  (Spanish, 1599–1660)
Rembrandt van Rijn  (Dutch, 1606–1669)
Johannes Vermeer  (Dutch, 1632–1675)
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo  (Italian, 1691–1770)
Joshua Reynolds ( English, 1723–1792)
Francisco Goya  (Spanish, 1746–1828

Nicolas Regnier -Niccolò Renieri,  French

 

 

Thomas Gainsborough art authentication experts                                                                                                                           

                                                                

Flemish old master art authentication experts

 

 


 

 

OTHER ART AUTHENTICATION EXPERTISE BY ARTIST

 

 

APPEL KAREL
BOUVARD  - Famile.
CORNEILLE  Guillaume Beverloo
CROME JOHN
DOU GERRIT
GRIS JUAN
LAM  WILFREDO
MATISSE HENRI
MONDRIAN   PIET
PISSARRO CAMILLE
RENOIR PIERRE
SPENLOVE-SPENLOVE FRANK
VAN GOGH VINCENT 
CONYERS BARKER
KLINE FRANZ
PECHSTEIN MAX
MUNNINGS Sir Alfred James
DAUMIER HONORE
EDOUARD MANET
PAUL KLEE

 

 

 
LINKS TO SPECIALISMS / GENRES
 
     

17 - 18C EUROPEAN ROCOCO ART

ITALIAN ART

EUROPEAN ART - AUTHENTICATION

SCANDINAVIAN - NORDIC ART

HUNGARIAN ART

 

 

     
     

BEYOND WILDENSTEIN - THE  GAUGUIN INDEX

1871-1884 | 1885- 1888 1889 - 1890 | 1891 - 1893 | 1894 - 1896 | 1897 - 1899 | 1900 - 1903

 
CURRENT INVESTIGATIONS

 

 

FREEMANART COMPLETED OLD MASTER  AUTHENTICATION AND ATTRIBUTION INVESTIGATIONS :

Bramer

Brugghel

Titian Authentication

Sandro Botticelli Authentication

Henri Goltzius

Durer Bruegel

French and Spanish school
Nicolas Poussin

Wssel de Guimbarda

Daniel Vázquez Díaz

Marqués Jusepe de Ribera

Pieter Bruegel the Elder Authentication

Sebastián Muñoz

Albrecht Dürer Authentication

Juan de Valdes Leal

Andrea Schiavone

School and circle of Rembrandt

Hans Holbein the Elder

Claude Gelee, called CLAUDE LORRAIN

Pierre Parrocel

Charles Natoire

Francisco Goya Authentication

Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Nicholas-Bernard Lepice

Ricardo Verdugo Landi

Nicolas Poussin Authentication

Diego Velázquez Authentication

Joseph Maria Subirachs

Frans Hals Authentication

Daniel Vázquez Díaz

Francisco Domingo

Marqués Jusepe de Ribera

Vicente Camarón Torra

Sebastián Muñoz

Juan de Valdes Leal

18TH CENTURY ITALIAN ARTIST G. GIANALI

Van der Helst  Bart  1613-1670 Dutch

Marten van Heemskerk

French and Spanish school
Nicolas Poussin

Etienne Allegrain

Joshua Reynolds Authentication

JOSÉ CAMARÓN Y BORONAT

Mariano Salvador Maell

Giotto di Bondone Authentication,

Leonardo da Vinci

Vicente Camarón Torra

Michelangelo Authentication

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Raphael Authentication

Hans Holbein the Younger Authentication

Jacopo Tintoretto Authentication

Paolo Veronese Authentication

El Greco Authentication

Wssel de Guimbarda

Caravaggio Authentication

Peter Paul Rubens Authentication

Rembrandt van Rijn Authentication

Johannes Vermeer Authentication

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Authentication

 

 

 

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