Dorothy Kay (1886-1964)

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

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

Getting a Kay 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 Kay painting or drawing.

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

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

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

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

The Kay 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 Kay 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 Kay paintings or drawings take longer.

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

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


Brass Tacks, Self-Portrait

Dorothy Kay was a South African artist. Most of her works are housed at the South African National Gallery, which were donated by her family in 1992. Her oeuvre consists of a wide variety of pieces in an Expressionist style.


The Pipe Smoker


The Travelers

Still wondering about a South African painting in your family collection? Contact us…it could be by Dorothy Kay.


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