Fine Art Collecting

We at Masterworks Fine Art strive to act as a resource to our fine art collecting community. Below please find articles on various aspects of purchasing and owning works of fine art:

  • AuthenticityAn overview on determining the authenticity of works of fine art
  • Handling ArtworkA list of tips and pointers on how to safely handle fine art to ensure that it remains in excellent condition
  • ConservationA discussion concerning conservation and its effects on the value of art
  • FramingA description of archival museum grade conservation framing and its benefits
  • Displaying ArtworkA list of tips and pointers on how to best display your works of fine art
  • Artist’s ProofsAn elaboration on artist’s proofs and how their value compares to works from a regular edition
  • AfterworksAn explanation of afterworks and their merits
  • Old Master PrintsA detailed look at the various aspects of collecting and evaluating Old Master prints
  • WatermarksA definition of watermarks and how they assist in determining age and authenticity

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