Fine Art Investments is a professional, unique type of brokerage service, specializing in the private, discreet sale of authentic, major artworks by American and European from 1700-1995. Competence, honesty, integrity and ethical practices are the core principles upon which our firm was founded. Established in 1972 by Dennis R. Tesdell, we are private brokers for individuals and institutions wanting to sell their American and European paintings by major artists. We maintain a very large list of private buyers. Our ability to perform successfully for our clients is addressed on our Credentials and References page. We are discreet, professional experts, and we will sell your item (s) at no fee to you.

Dennis R. Tesdell, Owner Fine Art Investments

Dennis R. Tesdell, Owner
Fine Art Investments

Dennis Tesdell has used his experience and knowledge to own a fine art gallery, privately broker major artworks from the 18th – late 20th century, work as a professional appraiser, and contribute to books and articles on art, antiques, and appraising. In 1999 he was a chief contributor to the first book published by “FOR DUMMIES” on antique collecting, called Antiquing For Dummies. Years of dedication spent perfecting his expertise have earned him the respect of his peers, private collectors and museum curators. His professional insight is often sought by insurance companies, trust departments, attorneys, the IRS, and private collectors.

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Leigh Keno, Senior Expert and Advisor

Leigh Keno, Senior Expert, and Advisor
Fine Art Investments

Leigh Keno has more than 45 years of experience in the field of fine and decorative arts.  Leigh lectures throughout the country and has appeared as an appraiser on the Emmy-Nominated PBS television program Antiques Roadshow (for over 20 years and counting). He has helped build some of the top institutional and private collections of paintings, furniture and decorative arts in the world. Leigh has either advised or represented some of the country’s leading museums, including: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Deerfield, the Museum of the City of New York, Winterthur Museum, The Detroit Institute of Art, Chipstone Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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