ArtWork Authentication

The Archivio Gianni Colombo has the pleasure to inform you we have started a research and  study which aim is to obtain the draft of Catalogue Raisonné of works by Gianni Colombo (Milan 1937 – Melzo 1993).

This recording operation has the intent to document the artist’s production (detailed): our aim is to get all informations and documentary materials concerning all works made by Gianni Colombo, his biography, the cultural contest in which he has managed and his relationship with other artists.
This is the reason why we are asking you to indicate us the works of your property. We should be grateful to you if you could send us photos material, for each work, giving us the possibility to acquire all informations and details necessary.
It should be our aim to get in contact with you for the works recording.
We will indicate you details concerning photos material required in order to guarantee quality and iconographic coherence.

A technical card will be sent you with all explanations to fill it correctly. In order to restore a complete bibliography of the artist, with his personal and collective exhibitions, we ask you indicate us all documentary material in your possession (letters, photos, publications, reviews, testimony…)

We should be pleased if you could sent us such copies to our address in via Orti 3, 20122 Milan, Italy.

If You own an artwork from Gianni Colombo please contact us and send the following assets (full instructions):

  • n. 2 b/w pictures, cm 18×24, both recto, verso and the sign of the artist
  • n.1 digital image (300 dpi, *.tiff), both recto, verso and the sign of the artist
  • the required filled and signed form (download here)

The Archivio Gianni Colombo has instituted an Artistic Commission to evaluate and to authentify Gianni Colombo’s artworks. Our office will contact you to tell you the correct fee to authentify Gianni Colombo’s artworks.

Hoping you are interested in our proposal and accept it, we remain at your disposal for any further clarification and question.