Critical Thinking in Appraisals

It is common for an appraiser to find themselves serving a client that has very strong ideas about the identity or historical provenance or characteristics of their item…

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About Your Stuff: Fact or Belief

Sometimes a client believes they know all about their item before they reach out to me for an appraisal. Sometimes this information is the product of a generation…

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Art Term of the Day: Sfumato

Sfumato is an Italian term used in oil painting to describe the skillful blending of colors and tones such that they seem to melt into one another imperceptibly….

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