Advisory

  • Acquisition and sales planning, research, and market analysis
  • Consultation with wealth management and legal professionals
  • Advice on purchase and sale of fine art
  • Strategic planning for buyers and sellers

Appraisals

  • Fine art valuations (specialization: 19th and 20th century European and North American painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, multi-media)
  • Documentation for resale, equitable dispersal of assets, insurance coverage, estate planning, gifts and charitable donations, cultural property donations (CCPERB)

Appraisals are subject to the International Society of Appraisers’ Appraisal Writing Standard and Code of Ethics and are reported in conformity with the 2016-2017 version of The Appraisal Foundation’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).


Acquisitions

  • Sourcing works (private market, auction, dealers)
  • Market and provenance research, including valuation 
  • Bidding, price negotiation, transaction negotiation
  • Due diligence and sale completion (storage, shipping, insurance)

Collections

  • Inventory control (cataloguing, digitization, conservation)
  • Management of framing, installation, and storage
  • Residential and commercial staging
  • Acquisitions, de-acquistions, and appraisals