Art collectors with an Artwork Archive Prime Collector plan have the option to store their condition reports using the "additional folders".
Do not assume the artwork is signed by the artist
Collectors might not be aware that some artists don't sign their work. A signed work can be problematic, especially in the near future.
If the product is sold again, you must confirm that it was approved prior to purchase.
If the artwork is not signed, then it's recommended to request either a Certificate of Authenticity (COA) that is signed by the artist, or a signature label, generally an
A sticker that has been placed and signed by the owner on the reverse of the object. The stickers shouldn't contain the price of the item, but instead the title and the year.
was created, its medium, dimensions.
Some artist estates have ceased offering COAs. However, as long as the artist still living, any reputable gallery will be able to offer an COA at the date of
The Artwork Archive's Premier Collector plan allows subscribers to upload and save digital copies of every COA of the artwork using its "additionalfiles" function.