Allows one to see hand-copied signatures by artist name or do reverse look-ups by initials or monograms. Incorporates the contents of all 10 of John Castagno's signature books as well as additional corrections and unprinted research.
Types of material covered: Artists' signatures
Dates covered: Provides signatures for artists working from 1400 to the present. International in scope.
Contains over 2 million illustrated fine art auction records from more than 500 major auction houses. The database excludes works that fail to meet certain attribution and price criteria, i.e., single prints, photographs, posters, books, and ceramics with a low estimate below $300.00; artists with a qualified name. e.g. after, attributed to, circle of, school of, studio of, etc.
Types of material covered: Auction activity for houses covered.
Dates covered: Works meeting attribution and price criteria since 1987, with some entries dating back to 1985.
Includes three databases to assist in provenance research, including Sale Catalogs, a database that indexes works of art from auction catalogs. It covers sales in Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, and Scandanavia.
Gordon's & Lawrence's Combined Fine Print Database includes Gordon's Print Price Annual (1986-current year) and Lawrence's Dealer Print Prices (1992-current year). Provides auction activity and dealer catalog prices on old master, modern, and contemporary fine prints; decorative, sporting, botanical, etc. prints; posters; livres d'artiste, books and periodicals with original graphics.
Types of material covered: Auction and dealer activity for houses and dealers covered
A freely-available database of collectors' marks, including stamped and written marks of private and public collections, marks used by dealers, mounters, printers, publishers, and engravers, as well as studio and estate stamps.
Types of material covered: Includes all marks as recorded in Lugt's 1921 reference source and his 1956 supplement plus approximately 4,500 previously unrecorded marks.
Lists more than 100,000 art sales catalogs. A libraries database component indicates libraries which hold these catalogs. The Répertoire online can be searched on Lugt number, date, place, provenance, auction house and existing copies, but the database does not indicate what individual works sold for.