Catalogue terminology - Useful information

Affirmations concerning the Author, attribution, origin, period, provenance and conditions of the Lot/s in the Catalogue are to be considered as the personal opinion of the Experts and Scholars who may have been consulted and do not necessarily represent fact.

Name of the artist: in our opinion, the work is the work of the artist.

Name of the artist:

In our opinion, the work is the work of the artist.

Attributed to (name of artist):

In our opinion, the work is probably by the artist, but there is no absolute certainty.

(Name of the artist)'s workshop/studio:

In our opinion, the work is by an unknown painter working in the artist's workshop/studio who may or may not have undertaken the painting under the artist's supervision.

(Name of the artist)'s circle:

In our opinion, the work is by an unknown painter who is in some way connected or associated to the artist, although not necessarily a pupil of the artist.

Style of/follower of (name of artist):

In our opinion, the work is by a painter who was contemporary or almost contemporary to the artist, working in the same style as the artist, without being necessarily connected to him by an artist-pupil relationship.

Manner of (name of the artist):

In our opinion, the work has been carried out in the style of the artist but subsequent to the period of the artist.

From (name of the artist):

In our opinion, the work is a copy of a painting by the artist.

In the style of…

In our opinion, the work in in the style mentioned but from a later period.

Signed-dated-inscribed:

In our opinion, the signature and/or date and/or inscription have been added.

Bearing signature-date-inscription:

In our opinion, the signature and/or date and/or inscription have been added.

Dimensions:

The dimensions supplied are height first, followed by width, are expressed in cm. and when referred to paintings have to be considered unframed.