Member, New York Map Society

Member, The Manuscript Society

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) compliant. ​An appraisal following The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices is paramount to getting an appraisal that can be submitted to your insurance company for scheduling your collection in your fine arts policy or to the IRS for tax deduction of a non-cash charitable gift or Estate purposes. I am a Certified Member in good standing of the Appraisers Association of America, Inc., and adhere to their Code of Ethics. 

Certified in American Art: Paintings, Drawings & Sculptures
Certified in Maps and Atlases
Accredited in Prints - Accredited in Manuscripts & Historical Documents

​​Ellery H. Kurtz, AAA - American Art Appraisal


Whether you are seeking a written appraisal of your fine American Art or just trying to determine the current value of your collection, the first step is to contact a qualified appraiser who specializes in American Art.