Research is conducted using the most recent sales database information as well as consultation with dealers, auction houses, and other experts when appropriate.
Clients may ask to document and catalog the work(s) of art in their collection. There are various reasons to do this, such as improving the written history and chain of ownership of the work(s) of art.
Review of prior appraisals can help clients, their fiduciary and legal representatives. A new appraisal may not be required but a review for accuracy, completeness, and methodology of a prior appraisal is needed.
The client may want a consultation to assist them in clarifying how best to meet their needs, whether for an appraisal, a sales advisory, or other services.