Wynick/Tuck Fine Art Appraisals provides services by qualified personal property appraisers, professionally trained in the theory, principals, procedures, ethics and law of appraisals.

Providing fine art appraisals for:

  • Donations of certified cultural property
  • Charitable donations
  • Fair market value for purposes of resale
  • Insurance coverage
  • Damage and loss claims
  • Estate Planning

A written appraisal report containing a full description of your artwork is provided. Evaluations are based on the nature of the work, the history of the artwork and the artist, condition, rarity and a careful examination of prices realized for similar works.

In addition to founding and operating the gallery, Directors Lynne Wynick and David Tuck have over 100 years combined of knowledge and resources. Both directors have served on the boards and/or committees of many arts organizations and institutions, including the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board (CCPERB); the Board, Executive and Appraisal Committee (among many others) of the Professional Art Dealers Association of Canada (now ADAC); the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Doris McCarthy Gallery of the University of Toronto and the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, among others.

Lynne Wynick has attained the certificate of completion of the core appraisal course of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA).

The preparation of our appraisal reports complies with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Appraisal Report Writing Standard and Code of Ethics of the International Society of Appraisers. Donation appraisals also conform to the requirements of the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board.

The gallery has provided professional appraisal services and professional advice to many individuals, corporations and institution including:

  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
  • Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary
  • MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
  • McIntosh Art Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario
  • McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton
  • Museum London, Ontario
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • University of Toronto, Victoria University, Toronto
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba
  • The Art Dealers Association of Canada

For more information contact the gallery.