Art Appraisers By State, City
Art Appraising is a specialized field of appraising. It is impossible to be an expert in all fields. If you are having an antique appraised, you seek an appraiser who specializes in antiques. If you want art appraised, you seek an appraiser who specializes in art. Art Appraisals of America is a source of art professionals who provide art appraisals.
Art is appraised for many reasons. The primary purpose is to update the value of their art for insurance purposes. Secondly, appraisals are undertaken for potential sales purposes or for estate settlement. Thirdly, when significant art is donated, the appraisal is necessary to determine value, and of course to satisfy Internal Revenue requirements. The purpose of the appraisal will determine the kind of appraisal required.