authentication of works
of jean arp and sophie taeuber
Thanks to the richness of its archives and the experience acquired over the last twenty years, the foundation
is internationally recognized for its expertise
as regards the authentication of works
of Jean Arp and Sophie Taeuber.
The request for authentication of an work
supposably by Jean Arp or Sophie Taeuber starts
with this downloadable form.
This completed form must be accompanied by photographs of the work and any signatures, foundry marks, labels, etc. These documents are integrated
into the archives of the fondation arp.
Applications are sent by mail to the Foundation or
Researches are charged 600 € per work presented.
They begin on receipt of the payment by wire transfer
to the banking account of the foundation arp.
The payment will be retained even if the work is proven not to be of the hand of Arp or Taeuber.
In some cases, the Foundation requests the work
be physically presented.
certificate of authenticity
For the issuance of a certificate of authenticity,
the work must be presented physically
at the fondation arp.
The cost for establishing a certificate
of authenticity is 1200 €.
Exceptionally, for the most complex cases, the Foundation may request support of the comité arp taeuber,
after agreement of the owner of the work concerned.
A supplement of € 300 will be requested.
The Fondation Arp does not issue duplicate of certificates.
The Fondation Arp does not issue a certificate of authenticity for plaster works.
The Fondation Arp does not provide estimates of the works.
Information of any kind from the archives
of the Fondation Arp and the results of the research
are strictly confidential and for the exclusive use
of the recipient. Any communication to a third party