Is there a database of artists signatures?

Artists’ Signatures offers FREE access to all artist directory listings in our database. Every visitor can search and browse our listings when looking for an artist without signing up.

Is there an app to identify famous signatures?

The app, called Smartify, uses image recognition to identify scanned artworks and provide people with additional information about them.

How do I make a good artist signature?

Your artist’s signature should be consistent. If you choose to sign with your first initial and last name, then have that be a harmonious part of your work. Changing the name on your paintings often will make it difficult to identify your work. A first name or initial and last name usually does the trick.

How can I identify a signature on a painting?

Look in the corners of the painting to see if there is a signature or monogram. If the name is easy to read, simply search the artist’s name up online to find the painting. If it’s harder to read, look carefully to see if you can break down the letters and read them.

How to find an artist by their signature?

We offer several different ways to track down an artist. First, and easiest is to use the search feature. If you can make out a few characters of the signature, put these into the search box and hit enter.

How to change the artist name in signaturefinder?

Type any part of the artist’s name. Use a percentage character % to replace any number of characters. Use an underscore _ to replace one character. Two underscores replace two characters… Use the slider to limit to artists who were alive at the time you estimate the painting is from.

What kind of signatures do Illustrators use?

Monograms are a special signature style, made of initials or shapes. We have a special category for these frustrating illustrator signatures, choose to Monogram category to see these. We have concentrated our illustrator signature collection on the late 19th and early 20th century.