What We Do

Professional Art Research

Fine Art Investigations is a small art research company based in Long Beach, Washington, that provides professional art research in an approachable manner to clients throughout the nation. FAI combines:

  • Logic and connoisseurship
  • Advanced academic training and computer proficiency
  • Outstanding research skills and genealogical expertise
  • Old school customer service and 20 years experience



The vision of Fine Arts Investigations is to to heighten appreciation of the artistic, historic and economic value of 19th century American portraits through professional art research and documentation.



  • Artist identifications
    • Pricing
      • Non-binding, emailed attribution statements for $150 to
      • Hard-bound, color illustrated report of documented, replicable research for up to $1,500
  • Consultations and Professional Art Research – $150 per hour
  • Brokering, when there is no conflict of interest:
    • Private sale 20% commission
    • Public sale 10% commission

Please feel free to see examples of the work of Fine Art Investigations on our blog.

If FAI can help you, here’s what we need to get started.

  • Professional Art Research
    Jacob Eichholtz, Julia Anna Marion Prosser (Mrs. Richard Bland Lee II) (1805-1886) ca. 1825
    Oil on Canvas, 30 x 25 inches
    Private Collection

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