Maud Sumner (1902-1985)

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

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

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

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Still Life with Poppies and Flowers

Maud Sumner was a South African painter. She studied at the Rodean School in Johannesburg, later studying in Paris with Maurice Denis.


Still Life



Sumner was known for her watercolor paintings and for her landscapes featuring expansive skies. Throughout her career, she held sixteen one-man shows and exhibited all around the world. Today, her paintings are highly valued and are in great demand by collectors.


Mary and Martha

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