Speaker(s): Gordon Lewis, Erica Hartman

How an Artwork’s Condition Can Affect its Value


Experts offer a look at what every art collector should know about damage, appraisal and conservation in the world of fine and decorative arts.

The panel discussion presents the substantive issues of condition that affect value in the marketplace.


Gordon Lewis

With forty years’ experience in conservation and restoration, Mr. Lewis has had the pleasure of conserving works by some of the world’s most significant artists including Peter Paul Rubins, Rembrandt, Frau Angelico, Gilbert Stewart, Salvador Dali, Picasso, Amsel Kiefer, Gerhard Richter, Rembrandt and Caravaggio among others. As a consultant to the Ministry of Culture, Republic of China, Mr....

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Erica Hartman

Erica Hartman, MBA, AAA is the President of Hartman & Company, a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, and a Senior Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers with specialties in prints and Post-War Fine Art. The firm also provides marketing and sales consultations to individual and corporate collectors and curatorial services to community-based...

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