Advice and Support
Douwes Fine Art provides professional expertise and complementary services concerning the World of Art, specialising in:
International Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours and Sculpture from the 14th to the 21st century: such as Old Masters; 17th century original Rembrandt prints; Dutch Romantic and Hague School; Dutch Impressionism; French Barbizon, (post-)Impressionism and Parisian School; Russian social-realism & impressionism; Classic Modern & Contemporary Art (Africanist, Aboriginal, American and Chinese).
We advise private buyers with their purchases and sales, either at auction or via private collections. We provide condition reports, assess the relevant scope and values, initiate art-historical background and research, give restoration advice, show framing possibilities, and any other matter.
Our very own Restoration department will be able to offer non-committal advice. It is fully equipped and has a 240-year history of reputable expertise, working for museums and collections, private owners and of course for our own holdings. For more information see under Restoration
We provide all kinds of Valuations for insurance purposes, such as: today’s value, probate or inheritance tax.
Frequently, we assist Museums from all over the world in locating paintings and arranging their loan for special exhibitions.
For decades Douwes Fine Art has successfully worked together with the well-known Dutch framemaker ‘Gehring & Heijdenrijk’ and we gladly help you choose an appropriate frame for your work of art.
Frame by Gehring & Heijdenrijk