Art Appraisals

Art Appraisers & Consultants

  • Insurance, estate settlement, donation, and tax appraisals
  • Art sales and acquisitions
  • Estate liquidation
  • Litigation expertise & support

Homeowners, Art Collectors & Corporations

Appraisal & Consulting Fees are based on the number, kind, and complexity of the items involved.

Service Type Rate Details
Hourly Rate $350/hr Exam & Research Times + $150/hr Processing Time
In-Office Consult $500 minimum [Limited number of items]
Bay Area
Los Angeles
Orange County
$750 minimum  
Other California Regions $1,000 minimum  
Out-of-State $2,500 per day + Expenses  
Expert Witness $500 per hour + Expenses $2,500 Plaintiffs’ Retainer
$1,500 Defendant’s Retainer
[over 10 Miles]
$150 per hour  
Consulted Expert(s) At Billed Rates  
Litigation Minimum 4 hours Full retainer required in advance.
Balance of litigation-related fees due before expert testimony or delivery of completed report.

Banner Image: Pablo Picasso, © 2020 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York