Irma Stern (1894-1966)

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

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

Getting a Stern 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 Stern painting or drawing.

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

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

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

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

The Stern 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 Stern 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 Stern paintings or drawings take longer.

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

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


Woman with a Jug 1949

Irma Stern was a South African painter. She studied in Germany and became a member of the German Expressionist movement. Though she lived all over the world, Stern mainly painted African subjects, as well as landscapes.


Ballet Dancers

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