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I may buy an etching with an authenticator named "Nathan Daniel Isen".  Is he legit?  

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Dear Mario,

I'm from England and I'm an art historian rather than an appraiser so unfortunately I'm not familiar with American authenticators.

In my opinion I would ask him about his credentials - where he studied, where he's worked previously etc. and seek references. Perhaps also speak to your local museum or an art expert at a nearby university and they will perhaps advise you further.

Best wishes and good luck with your purchases,

Samantha

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Samantha Hughes-Johnson

Expertise

I am an art historian and my speciality is Renaissance Florence, although I have an excellent knowledge of the Renaissance in Europe too. I can answer your questions regarding visual and textual primary sources produced during this period although I DO NOT APPRAISE PAINTINGS OR ANTIQUES.

Experience

I have experience in independent research and have produced several, as yet unpublished works. My research has taken me to London, Paris, Florence, Rome, Prague, Milan etc.

Organizations
I belong to the Association of Art Historians.

Education/Credentials
I have a first-class honours degree in the humanities with art history, a postgraduate certificate in research methodology and I am currently researching towards my PhD.

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