William P. Babcock (1826-1899)

Get a Babcock Certificate of Authenticity for your painting (COA) for your Babcock drawing.

For all your Babcock artworks you need a Certificate of Authenticity (COA) in order to sell, to insure or to donate for a tax deduction.

Getting a Babcock Certificate of Authenticity (COA) is easy. Just send us photos and dimensions and tell us what you know about the origin or history of your Babcock painting or drawing.

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We have been authenticating Babcock and issuing certificates of authenticity since 2002. We are recognized Babcock experts and Babcock certified appraisers. We issue COAs and appraisals for all Babcock artworks.

Our Babcock paintings and drawings authentications are accepted and respected worldwide.

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We are available to examine your Babcock painting or drawing anywhere in the world.

You will generally receive your certificates of authenticity and authentication report within two weeks. Some complicated cases with difficult to research Babcock paintings or drawings take longer.

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We perform William P. Babcock art authentication, appraisal, certificates of authenticity (COA), analysis, research, scientific tests, full art authentications. We will help you sell your William P. Babcock or we will sell it for you.


Roses and Pansies in a White Vase



Eros, A Mythological Scene, Pencil on Paper


Garland Making


Venus and Cupid in the Forest


William P. Babcock was a 19th century American artist noted for his figure paintings as well as biblical scenes, classical scenes and mythological subjects. He was an expatriate born in Boston who spent most of his life in France. He became one of the first Americans to study with Thomas Couture in Paris in 1847, and also studied with artists affiliated with the Barbizon school.


Charming the Birds


Still wondering about a 19th century French or American painting in your family collection? Contact us…it could be by William P. Babcock.