It is important that every picture owner knows the real value of what they own so that in any case of loss by fire or theft or damage by accident, proper compensation can be claimed.
The world of paintings, drawings, prints and engravings has attracted people from all walks of life. Some have speculated on what they think or believe from little knowledge whilst others have inherited items with a verbal history of provenance. Whatever the story the world of art is constantly surprised by the discovery of a missing treasure or the disappointment of the realization that a previously acclaimed work is, in fact, a fake.
Our skills in authenticating the value of works of art has developed over many years. We have a recognized and published record of achievement in establishing and authenticating works of art for private collections both large and small and even for single items in public or private collections.
"The knowledge that enables proper valuation grows out of years of reflective experience."