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Making misattribution and forgery problems of the past

Hephaestus' analytical protocols represent the highest evidentiary standards in the authentication of art. We lead the way in the development of scientific and digital solutions, ensuring that the value of your artwork is protected and enhanced.

HOW WE DO IT

Reliable, conclusive and cutting-edge

Hephaestus brings unprecedented scientific rigour and proprietary technology to resolve questions of authenticity. We are a fully-independent company located in London and New York. Our principal chemical analysis is performed at leading university labs, while our machine learning (artificial intelligence) research is conducted by some of the world's best machine learning scientists.

Scientific analysis
Scientific techniques are used to determine the age of an artwork accurately, quickly and affordably.

Digital analysis
Stylometric algorithms analyse brushstrokes to provide further support for attributions.

Protected results
Our reports are tamperproof and secured using the latest cryptographic methods.

Scientific analysis
Scientific techniques are used to determine the age of an artwork accurately, quickly and affordably.

Computational analysis
Stylometric algorithms analyse brushstrokes to provide further support for attributions.

Protected results
Our reports are tamperproof and secured using the latest cryptographic methods.

MORE ABOUT US

Our mission

Art market participants are some of the world’s wealthiest and most sophisticated investors, yet the market’s evidentiary standards and the lack of transparency has meant that forgery has proliferated within the market. Our mission is to eliminate forgery from the art market, reducing the potential risk for buyers, sellers and advisors.

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