Janet L. Ross, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art

Janet L. Ross, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art


Janet L. Ross
ISA member since Jan 01, 2008

(630) 697-8012 (Mobile)

P.O.Box 661840
Sacramento, CA 95866 , United States map

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Personal Property Appraiser specializing in Fine Art, Antique Furniture, and Collectibles.  An Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers from 2008 to Present.


1967-1971 Graduate of University of Colorado with Bachelor of Fine Art degree 

  • Art History - Ancient Civilizations to Present.

  • American Art History

  • History of Contemporary Art

  • Architectural and Perspective Drawing

  • Processes of Printmaking and Silk Screening

  • Life Drawing, Sculpture and Painting

  • Art of Italy

  • 18th Century French Painting

  • Design and Composition.

  • Courses in Elementary Educati


  • Graduate, International Society of Appraisers Core Course – 2008, Philadelphia, PA.

    Ethics, Business Practices, Communications Identification & Authentication, Research, Terminology, Report Writing

    Legal Aspects of Appraising, Case Studies, Expert Witness, IRS Report Writing

  • ISA Course, “Antiques & Residential Contents “ - 2008 – Examination - Winston Salem, NC with onsite study at the Museum of Southern Decorative Arts.

  • USPAP Certification, “Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice” - April 2009, Chicago, IL.

  • USPAP Certification –“Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice”- February 2013, San Francisco, CA.

  • ISA Requalification Course – February 2013, San Francisco, CA.

  • ISA Appraisal of Fine Arts Course – November 2013, Naperville, IL.

  • ISA Assets 2014 Conference, Kansas City, Missouri - April 2014.




  • Established Antiques and Collectibles Business in Wheaton Illinois for five years.

  • Taught Art History of Famous Artists to Elementary School Children at the Indian Prairie School District.  Presenting examples of famous works of art, the history, style, technique and importance of Artists such as Rembrandt, Monet and Michelangelo and many more.

  • Subscribed to online Auction data bases and Estate Sales newsletters.

  • Professionally Researched and Priced Antiques for the Marketplace.

  • Fine Arts and Antiques consultant to Accredited Appraisers.

  • Worked with Knowledgeable Colleagues in Fine Art, Antiques, Glass, and Collectibles.





  • Antiquities
  • Art
  • Collectibles


  • Estate Evaluations
  • Insurance Claims
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