Ivan Pokhitonov is undoubtedly one of the most important and most talented Russian artists. The catalogue raisonné of his complete œuvre permits to grasp the high level of his artistic production across all thematic fields he has touched upon during his early years in Matrionovka in 1870 until his time in Bruxelles in 1923.
In view of the recent rise in numbers of forged artworks appearing on the art market, a multidisciplinary committee of experts on the complete oeuvre of Pokhitonov was founded. The Authentification Committee Ivan Pokhitonov provides a thorough report on the authenticity of artworks confided. Each time it deems necessary, it supports their findings with the help of technical examinations of a university laboratory.