A potentially valuable tool for collectors, appraisers and historians of art; entertaining for any person interested in and/or intrigued by visual art.
The Art Signature Dictionary provides free access to a growing collection of artists’ signatures, biographies, monographs and auction results. For a fee, user’s may search the Art Signature Dictionary’s database of forged art, a project made possible through collaboration with international police authorities (i.e. FBI).
Resources concerning forgeries:
A small sampling:
(Raoul Dufy, 1924-25)
(Pablo Picasso, Bust of a Woman, Paris, December 8, 1937. Oil on canvas. Acq. No. 8.D.37 )
(Marc Chagall, Psaumes de David, 1978, [Cramer 83, 86, 87])
(Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, 1636)
(Maurice Prendergast, Date Not Indicated)
(Gustave Courbet, 1866)
(Mary Cassatt, 1907-08)
(Jean Dubuffet, 1965)
(Romare Howard Bearden, 1985)
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