de Andino Fine Arts


Statement of Qualifications

- Continental, English, American, and Latin American Colonial collections of Furniture, Silver, Porcelains, Glass, Works of Art (Paintings, Sculptures, and Works on Paper), Photographs and Photographic Equipment, General Household Contents, Office Furniture and Equipment, and Firearms.
- Appraisal of jewelry, with a special interest in jewelry created by artists.
- Expertise in Fine Arts with particular interest in Latin American Colonial and Modern Art, Modern and Contemporary Masterworks, Conceptual and Minimal Art.


a. Replacement Value for Insurance Purposes.
b. Damage appraisals to ascertain degree of damage and depreciation, resulting from damage in any number of situations; also estimates of repair costs to works of art, precious metals, and antique furniture and decorative objects.
c. Liquidation Value Appraisals for forced sale (when circumstances are not under control of seller).
d. Fair Market Appraisals for Family Distribution, Charitable Donation, Probate, Private Sale, or to establish a basis on which to calculate business depreciation for income tax purposes.


Bachelor of Arts: major - economics; minor - art history.
- The University of North Carolina


Engaged in the art and antique business since 1976; directly involved as an appraiser since 1978.

1982- Present
de Andino Fine Arts (Professional Fine Arts, Inc.), President
Art consultant and dealer in late 19th Century and 20th Century American and European art, and 20th Century Latin American art. Co-ordinated national and international exhibits in both aesthetic and business aspects.

Crowley, de Andino & Holmes, Inc., President
Corporation dealt speculatively with upper bracket art; also advised in the formation and organization of collections.

Osuna Gallery, Inc., Director/ Vice-President
Major areas of responsibility included developing new markets, new accounts, and acquisitions. During this period traveled extensively for the gallery developing contacts for future markets and sales. In five years sales increased 450%.

Appraisal have been prepared for:

- The Library of Congress
- The Corcoran Gallery of Art
- The Federal Reserve Bank
- The National Gallery of Art
- The Dept. Of State
- and many private collectors, law firms, insurance companies.


Compensation based upon an hourly rate and travel time. Expert testimony as above. Cancellation of appointments with less than 48 hours notice will be charged two (8) hours of time. There is a four (4) hour minimum fee for expert testimony and/or court appearance.


- American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Member.
* President, Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1999-2000
* First Vice President, Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1999
* Second Vice President, Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1998-1999
* Third Vice-President, Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1997-1998
* Secretary, Board of Directors, Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1996-1997
* Chairman, Personal Property Committee, Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1994-2011
* Regional Director 2006-2008

* Recertified as a Accredited Senior Member 2014

- Appraiser Association of America, Certified Senior Appraiser.
* Recertified as a Certified Senior Appraiser 2014

* Recertified USPAP 2013


- Who is Who in American Art: 1978 - 2012
- Who is Who in the East: 1984 - 2012
- New Art Examiner: Board of Directors 1984-88; Chairman Development Committee 1987.


a. Consultant "406 Project", 406 Seventh Street, N.W., a re-development in downtown Washington, D.C. dedicated strictly to the arts.
b. Qualified as an expert witness in art, antiques and personal property in The Virginia Circuit Courts, The Maryland Circuit Courts, The District of Columbia Courts and The Federal Courts, Washington, D.C.

2450 Virginia Ave NW
Washington, DC - 20037
p. 202.861.0638