4. Make sure that the gallery submits a full set of documents to you including the certificate of authenticity on the gallery’s letterhead, artist’s bio-data, artist’s statement for the work or exhibition, preferably with a photograph of the artist, a copy of the exhibition catalogue and any other literature on the artist. Insist that this is submitted along with the delivery of the artwork.
5.Keep these documents, including an invoice copy, safely along with all your personal documents. These will come in very handy during a re-sale or inheritance.