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Appraisals Research Guide

Though the Getty cannot offer any appraisal services, this guide offers information on how to conduct your own appraisal research.

Works of Art

Auktionspreise im Kunstpreis Jahrbuch. Munich: Weltkunst Verlag. (annual)
International sales from 1939 to the present; fine and decorative arts. 

Davenport's Art Reference & Price Guide. Phoenix: Gordon's Art Reference, 1986 –. 
Sales from 1986 to the present; paintings, watercolors, drawings, engravings, lithographs, sculpture. 

Gordon's Print Price Annual. Phoenix: LTB Gordonsart. (annual)
Sales from 1978 to the present; prints, posters, graphics, Picasso ceramics (excludes photographs). 

Hislop's Art Sales Index. Egham, Eng.: Art Sales Index. (annual)
International sales from 1968 to the present; paintings, works of art, miniatures, sculpture, prints, photographs. 

Mayer [International Auction Records]. Paris: Guide Mayer. (annual)
International sales from 1967 to 2005; paintings, prints, works on paper, sculpture, miniatures, photographs.