Preliminary Opinion

Before you invest hundreds of dollars in an authentication investigation, consider our Preliminary Opinion service. For $150, it is the most economical approach to get an initial opinion about the authenticity of your artwork.

Within 48 hours of your order, you can learn the main reason(s) we think you should continue or stop researching the authenticity of your artwork.

Send us digital photos of your artwork, along with dimensions and any background information you have, and we will email you our opinion on whether you should pursue additional research on the authenticity of your work of art.

Get started now

To order a Preliminary Opinion, send us photos, dimensions and any relevant information of your artwork, then make a payment of $150. You can do both of these steps using the forms below.

Order Your Preliminary Opinion

Step 1. Use the form below to upload photos of your artwork. Be sure to include dimensions and any information relevant to your case.

Step 2. Make a payment using the PayPal button below. Alternative payment options can be found at the bottom of this page.

Name of artist
Artwork dimensions

Alternative Payment Options

You may also pay using our secure credit card payment form or you may call 212-658-0466 to pay over the phone.

Results in 48 hours or less

Check your email to find the main reasons our experts believe your work is or is not worthy of additional research. If we find that your artwork warrants further investigation, we will advise you as to what steps you should take next.

Questions? Contact us

By email:
By phone: 212-658-0466

We typically respond to inquiries within 24 hours.