Seeing Things

$45.00

The textbook for the course for art appraisers in the Rhode Island School of Design’s Appraisal Studies Program is now available to practicing appraisers.  This spiral bound handbook covers the standard protocols used by art professionals tailored specifically for the needs of appraisers.  Organized for easy reference, it includes:

  • Art (and client) handling basics
  • Tools appraisers need and where to get them
  • What to look for when examining paintings, sculpture and works on paper
  • Reference tables for the composition, working properties and distinguishing characteristics of common art media
  • Methods of visual analysis
  • Terminology for all the portions of the descriptive protocol, with examples
  • Charts for black light findings, artists’ signature codes, IRS requirements and other hard-to-find resources and information you need for your practice

Description

The textbook for the course for art appraisers in the Rhode Island School of Design’s Appraisal Studies Program is now available to practicing appraisers.  This spiral bound handbook covers the standard protocols used by art professionals tailored specifically for the needs of appraisers.  Organized for easy reference, it includes:

  • Art (and client) handling basics
  • Tools appraisers need and where to get them
  • What to look for when examining paintings, sculpture and works on paper
  • Reference tables for the composition, working properties and distinguishing characteristics of common art media
  • Methods of visual analysis
  • Terminology for all the portions of the descriptive protocol, with examples
  • Charts for black light findings, artists’ signature codes, IRS requirements and other hard-to-find resources and information you need for your practice

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Weight 15 oz

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