Robert Snell



Robert Snell
ISA member since Jun 04, 2018

(612) 440-6985 (Office)

755 Prior Ave N
Unit 235C

St. Paul, MN 55104 map

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Robert Snell is a partner at Revere Auctions, LLC, an auction house specializing in high quality Fine Art and Antiques. Revere Auctions, LLC, is a full service auction company that provides a professional environment for those who wish to acquire or sell their works of art or estates. Other services include appraisal, restoration, conservation, and advisory.


Mr. Snell majored in Art History at the University of Minnesota and continued his education at New York University taking classes in art business and appraisals. After completing his education, Mr. Snell moved to Chicago and worked for MIR Appraisal Services, Inc. While at MIR, he was involved with the appraisals of several important institutional collections such as Notre Dame University, The American College of Surgeons, and The American Bar Association.


In 2013, Mr. Snell moved back to Minnesota and opened Hiro Fine Art, LLC, to bring high quality works of art to the Minnesota marketplace. His specialties include American paintings and works on paper, Regionalism, 19th century American Marine Paintings, Early American Modernism, Modern and Contemporary masters. In 2017, he opened Revere Auctions, LLC to provide another service for the Minnesota marketplace.


Business Experience

  • Partner of Revere Auctions, LLC 2017-present
  • Director of Hiro Fine Art, LLC,  2013-present
  • Appraiser and Sales Representative of MIR Appraisal Services, Inc, 2008-2013
  • Private Art Dealer, 2000-2008


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Society of Appraisers Member
  • Art Institute of Chicago Member
  • Evening Associates Member at the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art Member
  • Association of Historians of American Art Member
  • Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond Member
  • Minnesota Antique Dealers Association



  • University of Minnesota, Art History
  • New York University American Appraisers Association Core Course 
  • International Society of Appraisers Core Course 



  • Auction
  • Authentication
  • Donations
  • Estate Evaluations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • American Indigenous Art
  • American Indigenous Artifacts
  • Art
  • Art - 19th Century
  • Art - Asian
  • Art - Folk
  • Art - Impressionist & Modern
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Auction Company/Gallery
  • Bronzes
  • Ceramics - American
  • Ceramics - Contemporary
  • Collectibles - Coins & Currency
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Dinnerware
  • Drawings
  • Drawings - 19th Century
  • Drawings - 20th Century
  • Engraving & Etching
  • Paintings
  • Paintings - 19th Century
  • Paintings - Asian
  • Paintings - Contemporary American
  • Paintings - Impressionist & Modern
  • Paintings - Old Masters
  • Photography & Photographs
  • Photography - 19th Century
  • Photography - 20th Century
  • Pottery
  • Prints
  • Prints - 19th Century
  • Prints - 20th Century
  • Prints - 20th Century Limited Edition
  • Prints - Japanese
  • Prints - Modern & Contemporary
  • Sculpture
  • Sculpture - 20th Century
  • Sculpture - Contemporary
  • Watercolors