Amy I Schlegel, PhD, Fine Art



Amy I Schlegel
ISA member since Jan 25, 2017

(617) 388-7193 (Office)

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Amy Ingrid Schlegel is an ISA Accredited Member and principal of Schlegel Fine Art Consulting LLC, based in the Boston, MA metropolitan area. A Columbia University-educated art historian, Schlegel is a USPAP-compliant appraiser of fine art with more than 25 years of professional experience. 

I offer both remote and in-person appraisal services to meet the needs of individual, corporate, and institutional clients. All COVID safety protocols are followed during in-person site visits on request. Remote Appraisal Reports are offered using digital photographs and client-assisted video conferencing or FaceTime inspections in lieu of first-hand inspections if preferred. 

Schlegel Fine Art Consulting, LLC specializes in fine art appraisals for non-cash charitable donations, insurance and damage claims, equitable distribution, and probate filing. SFAC also offers art estate and legacy planning and other art advisory services for individuals, artists, foundations, and trusts.

SFAC has appraised works by John James Audubon, Thomas Ball, Max Beckmann, Harry Bertoia, Ilya Bolotowsky, Diane Burko, José Buscalglia, Alexander Calder (sculpture and prints), William Couper, (After) Amos Doolittle, Ralph Fasanella, Gertrude Fiske, Judy Gelles, Emile Gruppe, Jason Hallman, Jasper Johns, Hugh Bolton Jones, Mico Kaufman, Kathe Kollwitz, Ivan Mestrovic, Henry Moore, Giorgio Morandi, Grandma Moses, Robert Motherwell, Cathleen Naundorf, Dorothy Norman, Henry Cheever Pratt, Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts, Norman Rockwell, Evelyn Rydz, Hunt Slonem, Moses Soyer, Raphael Soyer, Lucy May Stanton, Frank Stella, Gustav Stickley, Alfred Stieglitz, Peter Voulkos, Martha Walter, Andy Warhol, Frederick Judd Waugh, Julien Alden Weir, Andrew Wyeth, among other artists active from the 19th century to the present.

Dr. Schlegel holds a certificate in Art Market Economics from Christie's Education (2021) and from the Cooperstown Graduate Program's Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship for Museum Leaders (2014). In 2012, she was selected to attend the inaugural Leadership Seminar at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University sponsored by the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. From 2007 to 2011, Schlegel served on the Board of Directors of the College Art Association (

For nearly 13 years, Schlegel served as Director of Galleries and Collections at the Shirley and Alex Aidekman Arts Center of Tufts University in Boston Before forming Schlegel Fine Art Consulting, LLC in 2017. She has an extensive curatorial background and organized more than 80 exhibitions from 1998 to 2016. Schlegel's areas of scholarly specialization are contemporary art since the late 1960s, the U.S. women's movement in the arts of the 1970s, and twentieth-century photography. Schlegel is an expert in the art of Nancy Spero (American, 1926-2009), the subject of her Ph.D. dissertation. 

In addition to Tufts, Schlegel has served in curatorial capacities at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.


  • Art - 19th Century
  • Art - 20th Century
  • Art - American
  • Photography & Photographs
  • Prints - Modern & Contemporary


  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Probate
  • Insurance Claims
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Ceramics - Contemporary
  • Furniture - 20th Century
  • Photography & Photographs
  • Silver


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