Forensic fine art analysis
What is forensic fine art analysisneeded for? How to determine art reproduction and authenticity or detect fakes and forgeries? Forensic analysis of fine art object provides answers for these questions.
You need art forensics if you want to authenticate your art object or evaluate it, both in social, spiritual and monetary terms. It is especially necessary and important when coming into an inheritance or, for example, when receiving a gift of a valuable thing. Buying antique vases, paintings or jewelry and going to export them from the country you need to get an art analysis conclusion. Talking about value we don’t just mean money,value is the transfer of the spiritual heritage of ancestors, the history of countries and cultures.
Forensic fine art analysis includes more than 176 major types of examination, branching into different subtypes. In addition, it is a complex of research aimed to determine the creator of art work, its geographical region and time frames. During the art authentication process art experts use the knowledges of chemistry, physics, anatomy, biology, material theory, history, geography, and many other applied sciences, which help them to recreate the story behind the art work and gives you a glimpse into the innermost world of human technology history.
What are the objects of forensic fine art analysis?
The versatility of works of art brings the forensic fine art examination makes it one of the most difficult ones and the range of its objects is quite large:these are paintings and icons, coins, orders, weapons, cutlery, porcelain etc. In fact, these are any items that you can collect or call an antique item.Art experts are also involved in researchand analysis of historic buildings, park complexes, interiors and exteriors, and cultural monuments.
Forensic fine art analysis can be conducted both in the lab and on-site, herewith the confidentiality is guaranteed. We use only non-destructive testing methods with minimal interference without causing damages to the art objects.
Art experts can answer the following questions:
1. Establishing the authorship of the work, time and geographical region of its creation etc.
2. What kind of art does the item represent?
3. Does the itempossess any cultural, historical, ethnographic or artistic value?