Online Art Buyer Advisors,
No Conflict, Honest
PhD Physical Inspection & Survey

No Conflict, Honest, Art & Antique Physical Inspection & Survey for ONLINE Art Buyers
14 Hanover Street, Mayfair, LondonOpening at 9:00 AM tomorrowOpening at 9:00 AMOpen today until 8:00 PMOpening at 9:00 AM on MondaySorry, we're closed

About us:

We are an unique
fine & decorative art,
economic, financial,
art market advisory.

We are independent,
& rigorous.

We are on the side
of the ART BUYER
- auction houses act for the seller
- and give little service to buyers.

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We combine an outstanding level
of technical expertise
with a depth of experience
in delivering bespoke
art market solutions.

A close relationship
with our clients
is at the heart of
what we do.

Honest, No conflict,
+ 28 years of
experience + expertise

It is one thing
to have the desire
to collect art.

It is another thing
to know
what to buy

Art buyers
may have
more money
than knowledge.

A little knowledge
is a dangerous thing.

Our aim is to help clients
shape their own views.

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We are your

We watch your back
and act only
for you.

Honest, No Conflict,
+ 28 years of
experience + expertise

When you spot
art online
at auction,
or private sale,

We will remove
Buyer risk and anxiety
from making
a wrong decision.

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For Art Buyers
we provide:


No conflict
of Interest

Art Due Diligence,

Investment Analysis,
Provenance Checks,
Condition Checks,
Authentic Checks,
Physical Inspection,
& Survey,

Art Investment Portfolios
Made & Managed
for YOU

We are YOUR partners

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Our work is scientific PhD Econometrics,
very advanced and cutting edge ...

Art Auction Buyer,
Art Fund Investor
Art Private Sale

PhD Price Check,
+ Art Buyer
PhD Physical
Inspection & Survey

Art Fake or Fortune?

Valuation, Pricing, Forecasting,
Investment, Market Research & Analysis

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Fine Master Paintings,
Works of Art & Antiques,
Vintage & Rare Guitars

PhD Doctorate level
Art Investment Advisors,
PhD Art Price Check,

Asian Art,
Western Art,
Over Under Priced Art,
@Christie's , Sotheby's, Bonhams

We identify
the most favourable
cities and auction houses
for the public sale
of works of art

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The art market is known
for its complexity and opacity,
art firms try to avoid publishing
the price of artwork or revealing
its exact value

Art auctions are becoming
more opaque
and not an open market.

Art auction houses are
similar to a private dealer.

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We strongly advise
buying expensive
original art ONLINE

only after an
PhD Inspection
and survey
by us

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Investing in an Art Fund,
Art Fund Investor,
Art Auction Buyer,
Art Private Sale,

Physical Inspection

PhD Art Valuation,
Price Comparison,
Best Art Deals,

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Raphael (1483-1520)
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This masterpiece
by Raphael c1505
showing Mary, infant Jesus
feeding a lamb
belonged to my client
who lived in Monaco

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Our highly sophisticated
data analysis
& modelling tools
improve knowledge,
boost confidence

We break the mould of
art insider knowledge
to allow more people
to enter and
exit the art markets

Do NOT over pay
or sell cheap

Expensive art can be
over priced
Get value for money

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Over / Under Priced Art
@ Auction + Dealers

PhD Art Price Comparison

PhD Art Price Check

All The Best Art Deals

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Roger Stiles
MSc (Econometrics) Christie's Education

Roger spent
seven years
working for
Sotheby's in London
where he gained experience
of works of art & antiques

Roger studied fine
& decorative art
at Christie's Education
+ Christie's as an expert in
vintage and rare guitars
for three years

Roger graduated from
Kingston University Business School
with a postgraduate diploma
in Management Studies
and holds a Master's degree
in Econometrics & Forecasting.

His work is PhD level
specializing in
works of art & antiques.
+ twenty eight years
dealing in
fine art & antiques
at the top level
in Mayfair, London.

Roger is the Founder
and CEO of
Art Market Solutions
and a Fellow of the
Royal Statistical Society.

Art Investment

Art is received as an asset class
Investors recognize art
as a hedge against inflation
with long term return potential
which can on occasion
outperform the stock market.

High quality art
is an international currency,
immune from local market
and economic conditions.

Growing global wealth
and new buyers should continue
to drive demand for art and price appreciation.

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Art shows low and
negative correlations
with stocks and bonds
which suggests that
art can effectively diversify
an investment portfolio.

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To limit risk and diversify a portfolio
using mean-variance optimization,
twenty-five stocks would be considered.

In my opinion
I would add at least
half a dozen pieces of
fine and decorative art
in the portfolio such as
English & French furniture,
Chinese Ceramics,
European porcelain
alongside fine paintings.

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Art Investment Advisors, Econometrics,

Econometrics literally means
"economic measurement"
A highly effective investment tool

We measure the performance
of your art works and their
relationship to economic
variables and other assets
and art portfolio optimization.

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Econometrics is used to answer the following questions:

I wish to invest in art,
how do I construct a portfolio
to limit my risk and maximize my returns?

Prices in the art market are going
from one high
to another,
which art offers
good value?

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We advise clients on the following points and more.

A client quote:
We are hoping to invest.
My questions are:

Would you agree with
the price level of his work,
as he is becoming known
as an artist now?

Is it likely
that his artwork
will go up in value?

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In the event that we would like to sell his work later on,
is this an easy process?

What are the considerations
before purchasing
expensive artwork,
modern art?

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We construct investment portfolios
of fine & decorative art
using a mix of traditional art valuation techniques

and the best econometric valuation, analysis
forecasting methods to
manage risk and returns.

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We model artwork
values and prices
using time series analysis
& econometric methods.

We use financial &
statistical models to
Art Markets

If stock markets move up,
FOREX rates
move down etc,
what is the value of my
Picasso NOW
and in three years time?

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We calculate the
crucial difference
between art price & value
to determine
if an artwork
is undervalued
or overvalued.

We decide to buy, sell, or hold.

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We also arrange access to
art auction price guarantees,
auction sale advances or art loans

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Thought tastes are slow to change
in well-established art markets
with broad collecting bases,

changes in economic
and financial markets
which are
significant determinants

in the formation of
art prices - are not.

This is why
auctioneers' forecasts
show less volatility
than hammer prices.

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A premium price is paid for works of art
which are "fresh" to the market.

The more recent the artist
the easier their work can become devalued!

With modern and
contemporary art,
returns are potentially
high along with volatility
or risk of 50%
High risk, high reward.

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The difference in
price between
an artist's
average work
and his
best effort
is considerable.

High quality art is more resilient to erosions in value.
What defines "art quality" is of course subjective but
in practice poses a challenge
the more recent the
artist or art category.

Let's take two examples
of important artists-
LS Lowry and Augustus John

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Mispriced Art:
LS Lowry RA
Augustus John OM RA

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Roger with LS Lowry art
(ex Sir Elton John),
"The Beach at Penarth"
and on the right
"Yacht at Lytham"

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Over a thirty-year period
famous UK artist
LS Lowry RA (1887-1976)
has yielded returns of
16% per year.

LS Lowry
is the market leader
in the Modern British art
with good upside potential.

Our econometric models
valued the
LS Lowry "Beach at Penarth"
between GBP 200,000
- GBP 250,000.

At a London auction
in 2004 it sold
for a hammer price
of GBP 130,000.
A bargain price for the purchaser.

the painting is worth
over 10 times
in excess of
GBP 1.5million.

Another example of where
econometrics proved useful
spotting undervalued art,
is with another Modern British artist:

Augustus John OM RA

We spotted this fine
portrait of "Clarissa" at
a London auction house
a while ago.

Clarissa was also known
as Beshlie Heron
Two portraits of her
by John are in the
National Gallery of Wales.

Our client paid a bargain price.
Today she is insured for
GBP 200,000

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Augustus John OM RA
"Clarissa" Oil on Canvas

Investment Advisory

There have been two
art market recessions
in the early 1990's
and in 2008
when prices fell

Uninformed buying
has seen art sectors
rise and fall
sharply in value,
due to investors
spending large sums
on mediocre paintings
by famous names.

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An art index takes a
general reading of the art market.

from general to SPECIFIC.

We go across
art sectors, schools and artists.

We source and negotiate
the sale or purchase
of a SPECIFIC artwork.

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Fine Art Search & Acquisition

The acquisition of the
highest quality
master works is
an art in itself.

Often these works of art
are never publically
offered for sale.

Top quality art
is an international currency
and investment, immune from local
market and economic conditions.

Strong art investment
returns show low
negative correlation to
weak property, equity markets,
making art a hedge investment,
if you are advised correctly.

Museum quality
works of art
never go bankrupt
unlike banks and companies

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Family of Saltimbanques (1905)
by Pablo Picasso
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

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Augustus Edwin John OM., R.A.

"Romilly in Arthur's arms reaches out to touch
the standing horse ridden by a young lad,
Dorelia seated centre holding her turban looking
at the deceased Ida Nettleship
standing on the right"
Circa April-July 1909. Pen and Ink wash.

In April 1909, Augustus had
assembled at Effingham a
compliment of six horses,
two vans, one cart, six children,
Arthur- a disastrous groom,
a stray boy,
a broken-down wagon,
Dorelia and her
younger sister Edie.

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The convoy moved off
to Epsom, Cambridge
and Norwich by July 1909.

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Augustus had a famous fist fight
with Arthur
(in the cap)
given the
groom's bad attitude
to leaving Cambridge.

Augustus later fired him
after the horses
had begun to die off.

In this unusually large
and rare drawing,
Augustus drew a fantasy of
a harmonious family group
with Ida and Dorelia.

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Ida died tragically in March 1907

The figure is not
a portrait of Ida but is
John's recollection of her
which explains its
lack of liveliness.

In 1908, John painted a large oil
of a family group comprising
Ida, Dorelia and children
which now hangs in
the Dublin City Gallery.

Family Group (1908) by Augustus John
Dublin City Art Gallery

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La Vie (1903) by Pablo Picasso
Cleveland Museum of Art

Dorelia McNeill (1908)
by Augustus John
Tate Britain.
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A very large pair of sancai glazed pottery figures of Earth Spirits (qitou), Tang Dynasty

Museum Quality
Art Investors
& Finance Experts

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We have pathways to
museum quality
works of art and antiques
from exceptional sources.

Send us your wish list and investment requirements
Old Masters to Modern Masters.

If you prefer to
deal privately
at lower cost
to maximise
your returns,
contact us

We deal with
museum quality
fine art & antiques
at excellent prices
without the public glare
of the auction room.

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The world of art and antiques is full of questions.

It is difficult without years
of expert knowledge
and practical experience
for the enthusiast
to make the right decision

We make your choice
a wise one.

We can advise or source
works of art and antiques
Worthy of the connoisseur.
We are your partners in excellence.

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Mick Rooney R.A. has
many solo and joint
exhibitions in the UK,
Europe and the USA.

His work is in
many public collections
throughout the world
HM Queen Elizabeth II,
The Financial Times...

Mick has work
in private collections
Sir Paul McCartney,
Michael Mann, Paul Theroux.

He was elected Royal Academician
in 1991 and in 2001
was elected to the
Royal Society of Painters
and Printmakers

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We transform the latest
art market research
into top performing
art investments

Our focus is to offer
outstanding value and service.

Our services improve
reduce risk and give our
clients competitive advantage.

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Buying & Selling Art Wisely

Over the years
increased levels of
capital and competition
have energized
the global art market.

Uninformed buying,
inflationary excesses
of the late 1980's
propelled art prices
to volatile levels.

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We refer to
the art market
when in reality
there are art markets
offering their own blend
of risk and reward.

Today art is more liquid
with financial engineering
such as art loans,
auction sale advances
and auction price guarantees.

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There are many who
would like to be
involved with art
but find the cost, risk
and learning curve
barriers to entry.

Even the most seasoned collector requires advice.

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Owning art gives
great pleasure
combined with
potential financial

is the art market's most
precious commodity

This can be achieved through making
art more widely
accessible and understood.

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Art Market Solutions

We give objective,
impartial advice
No conflict of interest.

We have entire freedom
to consider all options
then adopt the right plan
of action for you.

We handle a
wide range of art:

Contemporary art,
Modern British art,
Impressionist art,
Modern art,
Old Master Paintings,

Chinese works of art,
English & French furniture,

Vintage & Rare Guitars
and Antiques

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We advise on the
optimal amount
to bid at auction

We can act as agents
if you wish confidentality.

You do not
overpay or undersell
art at auction
+ private sources

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Roger is also an expert
in Vintage & Rare Guitars
originally for Christie's

He has dealt with guitars
once owned by
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana
& Keith Richards of
the Rolling Stones

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As a session musician,
Roger plays hard rock + jazz
through Marshall amplification

Roger has dealt with LS Lowry
paintings once owned by
Sir Elton John,
the pop music superstar.

We are the
Art Econometric Valuation,
Forecasting, Investment Advisory

We arrange
financial loans
using art as collateral,

auction sale advances
and art price auction guarantees.

We offer a high level of personal service
and attention to detail.

We strongly advise
buying expensive
original art ONLINE

only after an
PhD Inspection
and survey
by us

Our mission is
the provision of
innovative art market solutions

Please do not hesitate to contact us.
Email or telephone us to learn more

Please contact for further assistance.
Roger Stiles

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Art sales hit $56.6 billion in 2016 with the rich eager to place cash at a time of low financial returns. Money is worth less.

Given the central bank interventions, it does look that a lot of private investors are looking to invest money in art.

But that poses pitfalls for buyers whose ranks have increased from several dozen serious collectors, to millions of active buyers in recent years.

The days of people not being well advised, and getting into the art market, with buying a hot artist to make money are gone, because it does not end well.

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Auction houses and dealers are interested in achieving the highest selling prices and will usually be successful in not sharing their full insight with buyers;

The result is low or even no transparency at all.

In order to be efficient, the market needs to be transparent, i.e. all information about the art work needs to be available to all consumers.

The history of ownership (provenance), authenticity and condition, relevance within the artists oeuvre, art historical significance, history of exhibitions,

museum shows, art price history, investment analysis, publications etc,
gives buyers confidence to make a purchase.

We act in the best interests of
the Art Buyer.
We are independent consultants.

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We are experienced
in Old Masters to Modern Masters
+ Decorative Art

such as
English & French Furniture,
Asian art, Chinese Ceramics,
Vintage Guitars,

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino
aka Raphael (1483-1520),
Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon,
Balthus, Pierre Bonnard,
Eugene Boudin, Constantin Brancusi,
George Braque, Rembrandt Bugatti,
Edward Burra, Alexander Calder,
Francis Campbell Cadell, Marc Chagall,
Camille Corot, Nicolas de Stael,
Edgar Degas, Roger de la Fresnaye,
Lucian Freud, Paul Gauguin,

Alberto Giacometti, Juan Gris,
Richard Hamilton, Barbara Hepworth,
Ivon Hitchens, David Hockney,
George Leslie Hunter, Augustus John,
Gwen John, Jasper Johns,
Allen Jones, Wassily Kandinsky,
Paul Klee, Gustav Klimt,
Fernand Leger, L.S. Lowry,

Aristide Maillol, Edouard Manet,
Marino Marini, Henri Matisse,
Juan Miro, Amedeo Modigliani,
Claude Monet, Henry Moore,
Georgio Morandi, Paul Nash,
Christopher Nevinson, Ben Nicholson,
William Nicholson,

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Victor Pasmore,
S.J. Peploe, Pablo Picasso,
John Piper, Camille Pissarro,
Jackson Pollock, Odilon Redon,
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Gerhard Richter,
Auguste Rodin, Mick Rooney,

Marc Rothko, Egon Schiele,
Georges Seurat, Walter Richard Sickert,
Paul Signac, Alfred Sisley,
Matthew Smith, Stanley Spencer,
Graham Sutherland,

Yves Tanguy,
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec,
Joseph Mallord William Turner,
Cy Twombly,
Vincent van Gogh,
Edouard Vuillard,
Andy Warhol,

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+ 44 (0)207 293 0320

+ 44 (0)777 648 6390

Art Buyer Advisors

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Art Buyer Advisors

14 Hanover Street, Mayfair



0207 293 0320

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