Monday, May 30, 2022

An old collector wants to sell your work - what to do?

Sometimes the collector is interested in selling or deaccessioning the artwork – more often than not it is the children of the original buyer, who may have inherited the artwork after mom or dad passed away.

In any event, the issue is that they have several of your pieces and they want your help in selling them somewhere/somehow.

What to do? What not to do?

The second one is easy: never, ever take the artwork back to try to sell it for them – unless you’ve already got a “new” buyer lined up ahead of time who only wants your vintage work from 1979.

What to do?

Read my advice here.