Take a picture of a picture and its reverse side, and copy the images to a computer or prepare for a scene before you found on the Internet, author you want to find.
Go online and visit the forums of experts and collectors, such as or in technique images can be determined with an accuracy of 90%, whose hands this painting.In addition, to determine who is the author picture , experts will help not only the image itself, but the flip side of the canvas, which are often special notes of the artist.Often, however, to decipher them only by specialists.Go to the forum site and "The Art of Painting» (, which is completely free to get a detailed expert advice.
With photos picture and its reverse side you can go on the site of one of the online stores or commercial galleries of contemporary painting (eg, especially if youconfident that the picture painted recently (in the XX century).Experts now know all the smallest details of the life and work of foreign and Russian Soviet artists, even practically unknown, so that with their help, you can also find all the information about the author picture .The same can be said about the site, which, however, contain information only about the Russian artists.Full list of galleries is on the site of the most famous Russian artists have the resources
Please visit Large art gallery Runet: and either seek advice on a forum site, or try to find a similar pattern (country, era, School, artist)yourself.In the main exhibition galleries and in its "storerooms" (archival) of more than 150 thousand pictures, so finding these paintings is more difficult if you do not guess, to what age, or any pictorial school belongs to the painting.
If you are offered to sell the painting, do not settle for as long as the do not use all the possibilities to find the name author picture , information about it and did not determine an approximate value of paintings from various experts.In addition, you can contact the experts directly, but it can cost a lot of money, especially if you decide to sell the painting, which is hidden from the eyes of a specialist anyway.
If you have only a reproduction of the painting , that you like, visit the sites such as or online have a dictionary of art, using which you can try to find author picture .