For well over four decades, we have been confidentially serving and advising private individuals and art collectors from around the world on art and authenticity, alongside advising a huge 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 help with practical investigations that lead 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 and regional auctioneers.
Proudly our prestigious portfolio of private clients include four Royal Households and an incumbent President. With art collectors and investors from the world of film and television, sport, music, entertainment and politics counted amongst them.
All have turned to us for help and advise with the investigation of authenticity and for research in matters of artist attributions and provenance verification.
A policy which precludes any discussion, or the identification of any private individuals identities, nor the disclosure of any details of their cases to any third party.
The Freemanart Fine Art Consultancy was formed and 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 44 years of professional experience in the world of fine art to share with his clients.
Sought after and internationally active in the pursuit of the authenticity of art, he heads a formidable team of art historians, forensic scientists and expert researchers, offering a specialised range of expertise to both the public and corporate sector, servicing the multiple aspects involved with the substantiation of authenticity.
David writes extensively on his specialisms and has lectured internationally on the subject of art fraud and the detection of fraud and forgery and Old and Modern master art authentication issues.
In a long career as an advisor to film and television industry around the world, including the crime series CSI and the Hustle, he is a well known key note speaker at international conferences, appearing for many years regularly on television in North America and has presented several TV documentaries following his work.
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, he has a special interest in Italian Renaissance Old Masters and Florentine art, including Italian panel paintings and Altarpieces.
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.
We are indebted to all the fine people - including the Academics - Forensic scientists - Scholars & Subjective Experts around the world who continually assist us in our clients investigation projects.
Administration - North America
Director of Research for Freemanart International.
Providing specialist skills as our forensic imaging expert.
Antiquarian Consultant and an expert authority, senior consultant of antiques.
Senior Consultant. A British expert in ceramics, pottery and porcelain. Specialises in British, European, Canadian & American Antiques, Collectibles and antique furniture.
Eminent Senior Consultant, Forensic
Handwriting and signature analyst.
Senior Consultant. Gemologist
and jewellery &. virtue expert.
Conservator - Expert in fine art restoration and associated
technological conservation services.
Specialist in Old Master and Renaissance Art research & investigation, with a special interest in early works on paper, ancient
twritings and historical documents.
We are indebted to our associate
who is a leading Canadian expert specialising in ceramics,
collectibles and general art and antiques.
Commission for Looted Art
COPACEL Confederation of Pulp, Paper, Board and Industry
CASVA - Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
Art Loss Register
BAMF - The British Art Market Confederation
The Watermark Archive
Inst. of Conservation
Conway and Witt Lib.
British Art Library Special Collections
Confederation of European Paper Industries
International Council of Museums
Central Registry of Information on Looted Cultural Property
|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|
|PORTRAITS & MINIATURES|
|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||
WILLS JAMES REV
|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|
|JAPAN||SAUDI ARABIA||CHINA - TAIWAN & SINGAPORE|
|ALASKA||BOSTON / WASHINGTON DC||CALIFORNIA|
|ART ADVISORS||CURRENT INVESTIGATIONS||APPRAISALS|
|INSURANCE||TV AND FILM||WRITING AND TV|
|FAQ'S||TERMS AND CONDITIONS|
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