The Art Loss Register

Auction Houses

We offer a due diligence service to auction houses due to the increasing pressure on the art trade to avoid selling fake or stolen items to its clients.

  • Searching

    Request a search of the Art Loss Register’s database to discover whether an item has been registered as stolen, missing, subject to a dispute, or reported with authenticity issues. Learn more
  • Loss Registration

    Report the theft or loss of an artwork or valuable item to the Art Loss Register for registration on the database. Learn more
  • Provenance Research

    The ALR is available for specialist World War II-era and other provenance research into the ownership history of a work of art. Learn more
  • Searching Subscription

    We can provide searching subscriptions at special rates for auction houses that require volume searching of catalogues and certificates for individual items and private sales. Learn more
  • Current Subscribers

    List of auction houses that currently search with the ALR. Learn more
  • Troubleshooting

    View frequently asked questions and common solutions to problems with using this website. Learn more

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