Explanation of the certification process:
Together with the artist Peter Robert Keil, the Keil-Collection Heidelberg is committed not only to the documentation of the works, but also in particular to the permanent removal of the “false Keils” from the art market, in order to thus appropriately honour and protect the artistic oeuvre of Peter Robert Keil:
The artist himself writes about this on his official website: http://www.peterrobertkeil-art.com/node/66
“Since 2013, the Keil Collection Heidelberg (Wilhelm Kampik and Stephan Teuber) has been striving for a catalogue raisonné of my works. As a result, entire collections have been certified. The certification process has laid the foundation for a first more comprehensive catalogue raisonné.”
“My goal with the support of the Keil Collection is to finally bring clarity and to identify the numerous dubious paintings offered on the art market as “genuine Keils” and, if possible, to permanently remove them from the art trade.”
We would now like to ask you to contact us for an appointment on these weekends – we will also remind you again by email. We will reserve a time slot for each collection according to the size of the collection. Peter Robert Keil will then evaluate your collection and certify the paintings he identifies as his works. The Keil Collection will then give these paintings a catalogue raisonné number, photograph them and include them in the WVPRK (Werkverzeichnis Peter Robert Keil).
Certification includes the
- individual analysis of each work by the artist in front of witnesses,
- the confirmation or, if necessary, rejection of the work,
- in the positive case, the stamping of the work including the signatures of the artist and witnesses,
- the assignment of a catalogue raisonné number and
- the inclusion of the work in the database of the Peter Robert Keil catalogue raisonné (WVPRK).
We are sure you will understand that we have to estimate a processing fee of 80 € per work for this service (depending on the time, personnel and material required). In order to give you an estimate, please let us know the size of your collection.
With the catalogue raisonné, we are compiling a list of works that Peter Robert Keil recognises as his own. In doing so, we are taking the first important step towards identifying the core of Peter Robert Keil’s oeuvre. We are thus narrowing down the circle of paintings that can convincingly claim authorship by Peter Robert Keil.