WHY YOU MAY NEED YOUR FINE ART APPRAISED
Are you downsizing or could downsizing or moving be in the near future?
- Valuations to assist with keep/sell/donate decisions.
- Assist in equitable distribution of goods not moving with you.
- Assist Certified Move Managers and Estate Sales firms.
- Handle disposition of fine art.
- Home insurance underwriters in Florida require appraisals for fine arts riders.
- Insurance appraisals as evidence of ownership and present condition and can provide post loss/damage valuations.
- Provide resale knowledge when considering selling artworks. For estate planning and estate tax liability appraisals at time of death.
- Marriage and Partnership dissolution.
- IRS compliant Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice/USPAP appraisals for charitable giving.
What is required to prepare an appraisal:
- Artist name, work title, date, mages of the works being apprised.
- What is the purpose of the appraisal: Insurance, Charitable giving, equitable distribution of an estate between heirs, divorce?
- Who are the intended users of the appraisal? Property owners, Family members, Attorneys, Accountants, the IRS?
- What is known of the artwork’s ownership history, provenance?
Please call, text or email Roger with descriptions of your needs or questions. There is no charge for reviewing images to estimate project scope and likely fees. Note: fees are based on professional research and report preparation time and not on artwork value.
Roger has the most up to date appraisal and art history credentials.
Since 2020 he has completed a Master of Arts in Art History and Visual Culture, the International Society of Appraisers’ CORE and Fine Art Specialty programs and The Appraisal Foundation’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices Fine Art and Real Property exams.