LJG Art Appraisal/Research Services LLC
Based in San Antonio, Texas, LJG Fine Art Appraisal/Research Services offers a full range of professional fine art appraisal, appraisal review, research and collections management services. We specialize in American, Western and Texas art - early, mid-century and contemporary. We provide appraisal reports that are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) for the following purposes:
- insurance coverage,
- loss or damage claims,
- non-cash charitable donations,
- equitable distribution,
- gift taxation, and
- IRS decedent estate tax liability/basis establishment.
All appraisal reports conform to the current version of the International Society of Appraisers’ Appraisal Report Writing Standard and Code of Ethics and the current version of The Appraisal Foundation’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
As needed, we also conduct research into provenance (ownership history), exhibition and bibliographic history, and assist in ascertaining authenticity. In addition to appraisals and research, we consult for installation and conservation/restoration, and offer digital database collection management.
Though based in San Antonio we work throughout the region and state.