PROVIDING FINE ART ADVISORY AND APPRAISALS SERVICES TO PRIVATE COLLECTORS, CORPORATE COLLECTIONS, ARCHITECTURAL FIRMS, INTERIOR DESIGNERS, GALLERIES, NOT-FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTIONS AND COMMUNITY ARTS ORGANIZATIONS.
D. Scott Atkinson is a fine arts professional whose acknowledged leadership takes the finest collections to new levels. His 25 years of curatorial practice and collections expertise define him as one of the most respected leaders in the field of American Art. As the premier Curator for the Musée d'ArtAméricain in Giverny, France, he was instrumental in bringing American art onto the international stage. With over 100 exhibitions and collection presentations to his credit, Mr. Atkinson has written extensively on such major American artists as: Winslow Homer, James Abbott McNeil Whistler, Theodore Robinson, William Merritt Chase and George Bellows.
Collecting art requires vision, extensive historic knowledge, exemplary research skills, art market experience and a connoisseur’s eye. For the serious collector looking for expert curatorial guidance, D. Scott Atkinson offers a variety of services that will yield quality collection results.
Fine Art Appraisal
Mr. Atkinson’s certified fine art appraisals comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice for:
Acquisition or Disposition
Estate Planning and Settlement
Benefits of a fine art advisor
When making either a short-term art investment, or building a long-term serious collection – private, corporate or institutional – seeking expert advice may be the most important first step toward securing value and stature. The experience and skills Mr. Atkinson acquired during his tenure as a museum curator working with prestigious institutional collections has positioned him as a preeminent fine art resource. Through thoughtful evaluation he will identify your collection’s strengths, maximize the cumulative value of your art assets, by refining the contents, and devise a strategy for future growth. Estate executors and attorneys needing guidance in the disposition of fine art can also benefit from Mr. Atkinson’s experience.