All about art appraisal


We provide art appraisal with documentation that includes artwork and artist description, provenance and auction records for the artist, general assessment of authenticity, quality, condition and fair market price and replacement value.
All art appraisals are prepared in accordance with the American Society of Appraisers, guidelines, and standards, as well as the guidelines of the American Appraisers Association, the American Society Of Certified Appraisers and all major appraisers associations. 
 

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WHAT IS IN AN ART APPRAISAL:
We provide an art appraisal documentation that includes
- the artwork description
- description of the provenance and
- auction records for the artist,
- a general assessment of authenticity,
- description of the quality,
- conservation condition
- fair market value and replacement value.

What is
an art appraisal?

An art appraisal documentation includes

1/ description of the artwork itself including sizes, annotations, signature, title, and location eventually with a condition report ( essential elements of the state of conservation)

2/ biography of the artist

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Art appraisal in not an authentication !

It's a common mistake in the US that people are thinking that an art appraisal is equal to an art authentication. It could not be more wrong. An art appraisal is an opinion of the value of an item in fair market value or

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Free art appraisals?

Auction houses and some antique dealers or galleries offer free art appraisals. But be aware that they may not be so free !

In reality, they are never free, and it could cost you sometimes a lot of money here is why:

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Internet art experts? 

The enormous amounts of money arriving on the art market, which makes it inevitable that the market is flooded with a huge amount of fakes. Experts are deciding for a great income or a great loss of money for

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Artwork and its value

The hoax mounted by Banksy at Sotheby's, where his painting was partially self-destructed after being sold for 1.2 million euros, heats up

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