ART BROKERAGE: SALES & PURCHASES
Selling or buying artworks? Use the expert art broker.
David Hulme is one of the leading experts in supplying comprehensive due diligence reports on Australian and International art for our clients. “I like my purchasers to be fully aware of what they are buying before they commit. I help prevent my clients from making some very costly mistakes.”
Contact us to also ascertain the market potential of your artworks discreetly and obligation-free, whether they are by Australian artists or international artists.
We do not hold stock (unlike many other art brokers), so you can be assured that you will receive completely impartial and unbiased advice.
You will also get better value whether you sell or buy art, because we do not run a retail gallery and therefore we work on lower margins. This approach results in better returns for you, and you also are ensured of complete discretion and confidentiality.
As professional art consultants we will help you with the sale and purchase of oil paintings, works on paper, drawings, etchings, lithographs and other limited edition art prints, sculpture or photography.
THE BROKER OF MANY FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN ART SALES & PURCHASES
For our clients, we have brokered the sale and purchase of art works by all of the most famous Australian artists such as Arthur Boyd, David Boyd, Charles Blackman, Frederick McCubbin, Brett Whiteley, John Peter Russell, Arthur Streeton, John Brack, Fred Williams, Herbert Badham, Albert Namatijira, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Jeffrey Smart, Russell Drysdale, Sidney Nolan, John Olsen, Del Kathryn Barton, Ben Quilty, Pro Hart, Hugh Sawrey.
See our Case Studies to find out what sales results we have achieved for our clients.
HOW TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY WHEN BUYING ART
Recently, David was on the phone with a client; we had valued her art collection some time ago. They talked some more about art, and it turned out that the lady would actually like to buy more artworks. However, she is very busy with jobs and family, so time is very precious. Hunting in art galleries or trawling through art auction catalogues is just not on her priority list.
When David mentioned to her that:
- we preview paintings for sale at auction
- provide pre-purchase reports
- attend all major Australian art auctions
- bid on behalf of clients and manage the whole process
She was extremely interested.
The cost to get expert advice is small by comparison: you’ll be more confident in your purchase and less likely to make expensive mistakes.
This will not only save you time, but also money, in particular when you consider what you might pay for art in a retail gallery.
It just makes sense to seek independent advice before buying.
And we won’t be trying to sell our own stock – simply because we do not deal in art ourselves. This ensures that we won’t have conflicts of interest when it comes to advising you on buying (or selling) art.
We will be on the look-out for the lady for works by major Australian artists, saving her time and ultimately money as well.
If you would like us to assist you as well in buying art wisely, contact us on 02 9977 7764 or send us an email.
SEEK OUT INDEPENDENT ART BROKERS
As independent art brokers, we act on your behalf for the sale and purchase of individual works or whole art collections. Our art advisors work on a one-on-one basis and will research the best sale method and locate the best geographical market for every artwork.
Attending all major fine art auctions in Australia, we will inform you of a particular art work when it comes up for auction and bid on their behalf.
You receive in-depth analytical information on both the art work and the artist and also a condition report, so that you can make a fully informed decision prior to any purchase.
We will advise you also on an international level, as we are looking for the right market to buy or sell.
Our relationships with leading auction houses and galleries both nationally and internationally mean that we can negotiate the best results for you.
The brokerage fee is usually calculated as a commission based on the value of the artwork. You get better value art brokerage services with Banziger Hulme, because we do not run a retail gallery and therefore work on lower margins, which means the savings are passed on to you.
Contact us for an obligation-free art brokerage quote – either by email or phone 02 9977 7764.
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“Thank you so much. It has been a real pleasure dealing with you both. I will share the wonderful explanatory letter with my family who I’m sure will enjoy learning more about our paintings.” J.M., Queensland, Feb. 2016