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    WE PRIDE OURSELVES on our rigorous approach to research and analysis. Because we know that the art market can be a confusing and unfamiliar area for some, we strive to provide valuable resources to our clientele. We invite you to use the information provided here, as well as on our sister sites, to assist you in becoming an informed art collector.


    Explore our art history databases and learn from what era your piece was made. Use our signatures database to find the artist whom made your piece and read about him or her.


    Fair market value, provenance, art nouveau… there are a lot of confusing terms and concepts. Understanding the terminology can help make you a more informed client.


    MIR’s qualified appraisers and associates often extend their talents and services beyond the office. Learn about our speaking engagements and appraisal events.


    Appraisers’ Blog
    Our Appraisers’ Blog is a resource in itself. Our researchers and appraisers bring the discussion online, providing informative posts from their unique perspective. Our Blog »

    If you have a question about our services, what we can do for you, or even where to start, we encourage you to visit our list of Frequently Asked Questions. Get Answers »