I began working on the Henry Certigny Papers in April 2019 to prepare the collection for digitization. These archives, which document the life and work of the Belgian poet, writer, and art historian best known for his research on French artist Henri “Le Douanier” Rousseau, consisted of eighty archival boxes of stacked papers with almost
Announcing: The Paintings of Paul Gauguin, 1891–1903
May 01, 2021
The Wildenstein Plattner Institute is proud to announce the release of the long-awaited Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, 1891–1903. This is the first major catalogue raisonné that we are publishing in a digital format, which enables a more dynamic and informed presentation of the artist’s work.
It is unlikely to find in Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s oeuvre a work that resembles this still life and it is almost impossible to determine its subject: is it a vase? A lamp? A piece of fruit? A reproduction of this symmetrical composition that recalls Antique Roman frescos was included in Marc Edler and Albert André’s L’Atelier
Authenticity Litigation: Challenges, Pitfalls, and New Alternatives
February 7, 2019
The Wildenstein Plattner Institute hosted an introductory panel on the Court of Arbitration for Art. The evening’s event featured presentations on the legal considerations of fine art authentication and the options available for those involved in this practice.