Before and after restoration
N. Bauer (German c.1800-?) Untitled (Portrait of a child as an angel) (detail), 1834 (Nazarene), oil on linen, with permission A. Rose (2017).

before and after restoration



  • Qualified professional personal property appraiser
  • Training in appraisal theory, principles, ethics
  • Reports prepared according to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) standards
  • Appraisal Foundation Scholarship
  • Appraisals of certified cultural property complying with the requirements of the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board


  • Art Advisory
  • Asset valuation
  • Wealth management
  • Insurance coverage
  • Damage and loss claims
  • Charitable donations
  • Donation of certified cultural property
  • Broker (international sales)
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Dissolution
  • Research and Authentication
  • Conduct research and arrange authentication with experts when required

Collections Management

  • Documentation
  • Inventory
  • Care
  • Rotation of art works to maximize conservation
  • Appropriate insurance coverage
  • Facilitate claims
  • Recovery of stolen property
  • Risk Management


  • Sale Donation
  • Disposal

Referrals to Specialists

  • Auction
  • Authentication
  • Conservation
  • Restoration
  • Subject Experts

Selected clients include individuals, insurance providers, governments, the National Gallery of Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Glenbow Museum, and municipalities.

Fee Structure: A quote can be provided based on the particularities of the assignment. Fees are competitive and there is no industry standard. Quotes range from hourly, per object, per project.