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Renoir Art Authentication Experts

Authentication and authenticating the art of

Pierre Auguste Renoir  {French 1841- 1919}


Freemanart - Expert  in the  Fine  Art of  Authentication


Renoir Art Authentication: Before you begin


* Before entering into a full investigation of the legitimacy of a work of art possibly by Renoir, be it academic, forensic or as with most cases, both, it is essential to know if the project is at all viable and possibly provable. Much as you would need to know if you were taking a legal case to court.

Logically, if   it   is  not, you should not attempt it, as the risk of failure is too high.

So we always prefer to make a preliminary and vital professional pre authentication assessment for clients first. This is based upon the images you supply, the details and the items history.

This is a logical & cost effective professional assessment and advisory for which there is a modest set fee.

Please see our FAQ's which explains the process in detail.





Processing  &  Authenticating  the  Art  of  Pierre - Auguste  Renoir


 Many of the Renoir impressionist fakes we see at Freemanart (and we see a lot) are actually mistaken as copies of original Renoir paintings and drawings or in some cases, proportionate parts of them.


 However, deliberate forgeries, in the guise of Pierre Renoir painting and drawing fakes are oftentimes compilations  of other known Renoir works, a favourite ploy of both the modern day forger and historical faker of art work .

This newly created Renoir fake work of art then magically becomes an 'unknown' or 'forgotten' lost Renoir painting, whereby the faker has taken images or elements from within other works of art known to be by Renoir or any other artist they intend to counterfeit and cleverly introduces and manipulates those elements into a brand new composition or work of art purportedly by that artist.

This process is always designed to deceive and defraud the individual and it's money and money alone which is the catalyst in the crime.


 Another favourite scam with Renoir fakes and forgeries is to use an image taken from within one of Renoir's known legitimate works of art and invent new studies in paint or crayon or sometimes pastel to make us believe that this is a previously undiscovered Renoir study which has recently come to light. This is much more believable than a fully fledged masterpiece suddenly turning up and my word, there's a lot of them around!


Renoir Painting Authentication Experts



Fake Renoir painting by Tom Keating

Fake Renoir painting by British forger Tom Keating

Fake Renoir b y Keating                                                                          A fake Renoir sketch

Fake Renoir sketch








 There are many well known forgers of Pierre Renoir including Britain's Tom Keating, the notorious Elmer de Hory and the German artist Edgar Mrugalla, whose 'Bathers by Renoir' is shown below to illustrate just how adept and talented the Renoir art faker can be. Perhaps it's just a little too bright though to be areal Renoir but clever enough to convince or deceive an unsuspecting buyer!



Renoir authentication an authentic Bathers
Fake Renoir Bathers variation

^ Renoir. The original super subtle and authentic painting, the Bathers

Mrugalla's Fake and over bright Renoir bathers







Authentic Renoir. Two Sisters

Authentic Renoir. Two Sisters

Renoir landscape.









 Pierre  Auguste Renoir of course did not only paint figurative studies & portraits, his still lives and landscapes too are often fabricated as this fake Renoir landscape (left) which appeared for sale on Ebay recently testifies!   It really is a poor effort though isn't it.



We are currently working on investigations of three Renoir works. One for legal clients in Canada is now complete the others for a private individuas & collector in the USA.








Freemanart - Pierre Renoir Authentication and Authenticity Investigations: 

Expert  in the  Fine  Art of  Authentication. 

Pierre Augste Renoir



 The Freemanart Consultancy specialise in art authentication procedures and investigations and have art experts and scholars on hand who specialise in French Impressionism and in particular the art, drawings and paintings of the artist Pierre Auguste Renoir.

Remember: We are specifically here to assist you with both valuations of legitimate Renoir works of art and advise on the all so important issues of Renoir authentication and at all levels, undertaking investigative work completely confidentially and swiftly across the world.

With access to Renoir closed archive in Europe, we are perfectly geographically sited to assist you.

Professional pre authentication assessments right at the start of an authenticity investigation can save great personal heartache and unnecessary expense, so for further details on ART Authentication in general, or to discuss a specific request and the Preliminary assessment stage simply    Click Here



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