The expressiveness of works of art often depends on their specific materials and individual techniques of creation. Materials and techniques are analysed by our laboratory, often in national and international cooperation. The institute´s laboratory uses state-of-the-art methods of digital maging and chemical-physical analysis.

The knowledge gained does also help to detect art forgeries: In this field, the Doerner Institut acts as a clearing center providing advice and expert opinions in controversial cases. For more detailed information, please read „ Facts about Expert Reports “ und the „ Price List”. 19% VAT will be added. Find additional information about the analysis of paint media in the FAQ section.

Please note, that the scientific and technological examination of paintings is possible only to a limited extent. Moreover, you have to accept some waiting time. Whether your request for examination is accepted or not is only in the decision of the institute.