Our Areas of Expertise

Examples of our Services

  • Technological documentation to get your artworks included in a catalogue raisonné
  • Technological documentation for a public or private sale of your artworks
  • Scientific authentication for insurance or financing purposes
  • Scientific expertises on the causes of physico-chemical degradation of works of art, scientific documentation of damages
  • Legal expert work in these areas

Specific objectives

  • Distinguishing between original old master paintings and near contemporary or workshop copies
  • Detection of forgeries through scientific dating, analysis of materials and investigation of technological characteristics
  • Visualisation of existing conservation interventions

Preventive conservation and Collections care

  • Analysis and monitoring of storage conditions (climate, lighting, chemical contamination, pest control, accident risks)
  • Training your staff: safe handling and cleaning of objects, accident prevention
  • Conservation advice before the acquisition of contemporary art