Information Forum

We are always happy to hear from anyone who needs help or can help us with –

  •   Assisting in the identification of paintings  
  •   Providing owners, museums, galleries and auction houses with information on the background of paintings
  •   Discovering paintings which are unknown to us
  •   Establishing the whereabouts of paintings known to us
  •   Locating any relevant documents, letters, photographs, catalogues, press cuttings, reproductions of paintings etc. relating

    • to his life and work

      Any information received will only be published with the express permission of the source.

How we can help you ... and how you can help us ...

WBER''s signature

Do you have a Ranken painting ?

Some of Ranken’s work remains unidentified due to the fact that he generally signed his work with his monogram which is often regarded as indistinct and difficult to interpret. The image on the left shows a typical example of his monogram.

Social Media...

We have decided to join Twitter in the hope that this will help us to share more information and to see whether social media holds the key to finding some of the missing links in our research project.

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