Robin Gross

Fine Art Appraiser



since 2007


Art Appraisals

Verbal Consultations

Collections Catalogued & Databased

 Art Appraisals

Initial Discussion - generally, in our initial discussion we identify the intended use of the Appraisal Report and scope of work for the assignment.

Letter of Agreement - I confirm my understanding of the assignment with a letter; you sign the letter to acknowledge authorize me to begin.

Property Inspection and Inventory - I personally inspect the property to create an inventory. I identify, photograph, and record the property description and condition. You provide me with relevant information and pay a non-refundable retainer when the property inspection is completed.

Research and Analysis - once approach to value and relevant markets are defined, I conduct the necessary research and analyzes the collected data to conclude value.

Appraisal Report - I then write the Appraisal Report and deliver two copies to you with the final invoice; the assignment concludes upon receipt of final payment.

By appointment, I am available for in-office and on-site consultations. During this verbal consultation, I will:

In-Office Fee: First 30 minutes for $70.

On-Site Fee: First hour $175.

Bring as many items as you like; you are paying for my time not by the object.  

** The Fair Market Value is the price at which the property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or to sell and both having reasonable knowledge of relevant facts.  Source:  26 CFR §1.170A

During the consultation, you understand that I exercises due care in handling your property and you agree I will not be held liable for any damage or breakage during the course of my work with the property.

Are you the serious Collector so engaged in the process of collecting and developing your connoisseurship that the collection has outpaced your ability to organize important and critical details needed for proper record keeping? Is it time to develop a complete, comprehensive inventory and database of your collection? If so, this service is for you. Upon request, I will retain a copy for the convenience of ongoing maintenance. This database allows you to quickly and easily..…

 Verbal Consultations

 Collections Catalogued & Databased