Australia's Art Valuation and Art Advice Experts

Our art services are tailored to your requirements – whether you have inherited art, your company needs an art valuation for insurance. You are perhaps looking to establish current market value or are looking to sell or buy a single artwork or collection.

Contact Australia’s art valuation and art advice experts. Our approach is friendly and personable yet professional and independent, enabling you to establish the true value of your art.

Art Advice

Should you catalogue your art collection, keep and conserve, donate or sell your art? Perhaps you have inherited a collection? It may be overwhelming and you don’t know where to start. We can help you with advice and support. We have art advisory / consulting services for private, corporate clients and public institutions.

Art Valuations

A professional art valuation provides you with all of the necessary information whether you decide to keep or to sell an individual artwork or collection that you own.

Our team will provide you with the art valuation expertise you need – from estate to divorce settlements.

Buying and Selling Art

We advise on value and discreetly broker the sale or purchase of a single artwork or an entire collection, and investigate the value of your art to maximise the return on sale.
We provide you with due diligence before you buy or sell art to help you avoid potentially costly mistakes.

Free Online Valuation Quote

For a free initial assessment of the value of an artwork, simply upload a photo and information online for a free quote.

In the Media

David Hulme featured on ABC TVs The Business discussing the Australian Art Market.

David Hulme on ABC TV News discussing the art of Del Kathryn Barton.

See All

Fine Art Consulting Services, Divorce Art Valuations, Corporate Art Advisory – Sydney, Australia-Wide – BH Fine Art

Testimonials and Case Studies

“Very professional art valuers, great communication, tailored and fast service, pleasure to deal with.”

I.R., Sydney, April 2018

“David and Brigitte have provided an exemplary service over many years in support of our art investments – we have not only profited from their advice in buying and selling both privately and at auction but we have a beautiful collection to show for it which we enjoy every day. Together with this they have helped us learn so much more about both Australian and international art – allowing our appreciation and knowledge to grow with our passion. Highly recommended!”

Oliver Rees, Sydney, April 2018

“Dear David and Brigitte, we would like to thank you for the appraisal work you recently did for us. It was invaluable in better understanding the true worth of some of the artworks we acquired. We really appreciate the insights you provided and your prompt and friendly service, and we look forward to dealing with you again in the future. Best regards, James and Lorelei Basman”

James and Lorelei Basman, Sydney, Sept. 2017
Case Study : Brokerage

George Keyt (Sri Lanka, 1901 – 1993)

BACKGROUND: We might call George Keyt the Picasso of Sri Lanka. His work is very highly sought by Sri Lankan art collectors both at home and within the ex-pat community. In Australia, Keyt’s work is very rare. VALUATION & OUTCOME: The South Australian-based owner had inherited not one, but two

Case Study : Brokerage

John Peter Russell

BACKGROUND: The importance of this painting is hard to underestimate: it is the only known portrait of American painter Dodge Macknight in existence. It was painted by eminent Australian impressionist John Peter Russell in the same year he portrayed Vincent Van Gogh (this painting is held in the Van Gogh

Art Updates, News and Dave's Faves

Dave’s Faves for the Deutscher + Hackett auction on 28 Nov. 2018

13 ink drawings and watercolours no larger than A4 start off the Deutscher + Hackett sale on 28 November in Melbourne. Their modest size and medium belies their importance: among them are the last pre-settlement portraits of Tasmanian Aboriginal people and extremely early depictions of  Western Australia, created between 1801

Summary
Event
Deutscher + Hackett Fine Art Auction
Location
Melbourne, 105 Commercial Road,South Yarra,VIC
Starting on
November 28, 2018
Ending on
November 28, 2018
Description
Deutscher + Hackett Fine Art Auction of 139 lots

Dave’s Faves for the Menzies Auction on 22 November

In their last auction of the year, Menzies present a diverse offering of 125 lots in their summer sale held in their South Yarra premises in Melbourne. The star painting is without a doubt the cover lot: Jeffrey Smart’s “Outside the Ministry” from 1970, and it’s as impressive a Smart

Summary
Event
Menzies Fine Art Auction
Location
Menzies, 1 Darling Street,South Yarra,Melbourne
Starting on
November 22, 2018
Ending on
November 22, 2018
Description
Menzies Auction of Australian & international fine art and sculpture