February 26, 2021 0 Comments

Certificate of Authenticity (COA)

A certificate of authenticity is valid only if it originates from and is signed by:

  1. The artist who created the art
  2. The publisher of the art (in the case of limited editions)
  3. A confirmed and established dealer or agent of the
  4. An acknowledged expert on the artist.

Legitimate COA must contain the following piece details:

  1. The title
  2. The name of the artist and/or publisher
  3. The medium (painting, sculpture, digital print, etc.)
  4. Exact dimensions
  5. Detailed information pertaining to the edition’s size (unique, number x of etc.)
  6. Verifiable contact information and qualifications of the individual or entity authoring the certificate should also be included.