Amedeo Modigliani,  Jeanne Hébuterne,  1919. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Amedeo Modigliani, Jeanne Hébuterne, 1919. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Advise on the sale of art

  • Understand client’s need for speed, privacy, and family/trustee involvement

  • Assess alternative sale methods and techniques for increasing the value of the artworks

  • Resolve any authentication, condition, and/or restitution issues

  • Negotiate sale agreements with auction houses and galleries to obtain best financial terms and marketing promises

  • Manage the overall sale process on behalf of the client


Develop FINANCIAL plans for art collections

  • Review how the collection fits into a client’s overall balance sheet and financial plan

  • Clarify short, medium, and long-term collection goals, including liquidity needs and estate planning

  • Model financially sensible collection disposition plans

  • Work with client’s existing team of tax, legal, and financial advisors to integrate art into their financial plan

  • Negotiate promised museum gift agreements and/or near-term sale agreements

Alfred Stieglitz,  Georgia O'Keeffe—Hand and Wheel , 1919. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe—Hand and Wheel, 1919. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art