In order to obtain a certificate of cataloguing and authenticity for a work by Guttuso one must apply to:

Associazione Archivi Guttuso
Piazza del Grillo, 5
I-00184 Rome, Italy
tel/fax +39066788461, e-mail: [email protected].

sending the following documentation:

The photos should be accompanied by a letter containing a brief description about the work;

Once the Archivi has received all the requested photos, it will research the work in its Archivi;

Please note that digital images do not constitute acceptable alternatives to professional hard-copy photographs and the documentation sent by e-mail will not be examined;

If the work has already been archived, the client will be informed of this outcome telephonically;

If, however, the Archivi is unable to locate the work within its archives, the client will be expressly to send it to our Rome premises in order for the specialist to examine it at first hand. It is the responsibility of the owner to organise the work's delivery and pick up (which should arrive unframed) as well as fully insure it prior to its arrival as well as the duration of the period left in deposit;

Please note that Archivi is unable to provide economic valuation;

If the delivery is carried out by a delegated person on behalf of the owner, a written delegation must be sent in advance by fax/or mail

At the end of the examination period the work should the Archivi consider the work to contain sufficient elements with which to insert it in its archive of authentic works by Renato Guttuso, the client will be sent an official non duplicable black and white photographs, certifying its authenticity. Please note that the Archivi does not issue, under any circumstances, duplicate copies of certificates.

Alternatively should the Archivi consider work to not contain sufficient elements with which to insert it in its archive of authentic works by Renato Guttuso, the client will be informed of this outcome telephonically.

The charge for filing expenses is as follows: drawings and mixed techniques € 500,00  VAT included oil paintings € 1000,00  VAT included