Peder Balke (1804-1887)

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

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

Getting a Balke 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 Balke painting or drawing.

If you want to sell your Balke painting or drawing use our selling services. We offer Balke selling help, selling advice, private treaty sales and full brokerage.

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

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

Each COA is backed by in-depth research and analysis authentication reports.

The Balke certificates of authenticity we issue are based on solid, reliable and fully referenced art investigations, authentication research, analytical work and forensic studies.

We are available to examine your Balke 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 Balke paintings or drawings take longer.

Our clients include Balke collectors, investors, tax authorities, insurance adjusters, appraisers, valuers, auctioneers, Federal agencies and many law firms.

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


Stetind in Fog 1864

Peder Balke was a Norwegian painter. He was known for portraying the nature of Norway in a positive manner and influenced a dramatic and romantic view of Norwegian landscape. In 1846-1846 he sold thirty of his paintings to Louis-Philippe of France for Versailles. He is the great-grandfater of Turid Balke.



Still wondering about a Norwegian painting in your family collection? Contact us…it could be by Peder Balke.