ART METHODOLOGY

- historical context
- artistic context
- provenance
- type
- size
- theme / symbolism

- precious materials
- techniques
- ground preparation
- type of paint (organic / chemical)
- type of varnish
- coatings / lacquers
- type of marquetry- veneer
- gilt technique

- level of attribution
- style mapping
- striking patterns
- recurrence in the master’s style

- links with similar key works
- conservation / restoration Report
- scientific report
- scholar literature

ATTRIBUTIONS

From,  means that the work is undoubtedly from the artist or the maker


Attributed to,  means that the work bears similarities to the artist


Workshop,  means that an apprentice or a pupil is the presumed maker of the work


School of,  means that It is not by the artist or one of his close pupils but by followers.