Joy Aitchison Kennedy Accredited

Aitchison Fine Art Advisory, LLC

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19th Century European Art

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Appraiser's Statement

Joy Aitchison Kennedy is an Accredited Fine Art Appraiser and art historian with experience spanning more than twenty years in both Europe and the United States. She is the Manager and Principal Appraiser of Aitchison Fine Art Advisory, LLC and an Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America. Joy is qualified to appraise a wide variety of fine and decorative art with a specialization in 19th-Century European paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from University of the Pacific, a Diploma from the Royal Society of the Arts (a master’s equivalent) in Fine and Decorative Arts from Christie’s Education in London, and a Certificate in Appraisal Studies from New York University, Joy has experience working in several museums and fine art auction houses including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Oakland Museum of California, Christie’s, and Bonhams (Butterfield & Butterfield). Joy also consults as an Appraiser and Advisor for the international asset management company, The Fine Art Group.