Mr Mandela has confirmed that he created the artworks on numerous occasions including the official launch and in an affidavit that he submitted in 2005.
Varenke Paschke has confirmed that she oversaw his creation of the artworks and she, Ross Calder the publisher and various others witnessed the creation of artworks.
Ross Calder, Anna Hunter and others have confirmed their attendance at various signing sessions during which Mr Mandela signed numerous limited edition prints that were created from the artworks. Various video footage and photographs were taken during these signing sessions.
Cecil Greenfield, a signature expert who has much experience with Mr Mandela’s signature has inspected numerous of the prints. Mr Greenfield has been happy to provide a certificate of authenticity for every signature that he has inspected on these limited edition prints.
The printing was overseen by Professor Stephen Inggs from the University of Cape Town.
Link to Mr Mandela’s launch speech at the launch of his artwork on Robben Island in 2003