Appraiser of Fine and Decorative Art and 20th Century Design

Soodie Beasley Appraisals LLC is an appraisal firm providing reports for estate planning, division and tax, non-cash charitable donation, insurance and collection management of fine and decorative art. Ms Beasley has experience in all aspects of appraisal valuation, and has served as an expert witness in litigation and an advisor to both private and public entities nationally and internationally. [see LOCATIONS] She works closely with experts of other disciplines across the country.

Independent with Global Experience.

Estate Tax, Planning & Divorce

Appraisals for Lawyers

Insure Your Art & Antiques

Appraisals for Insurance

Want to Donate Your Collection?

Appraisals for Donations


An appraisal is a legal document as important as a will. Prepare, educate and defend yourself with a written appraisal.

Trust making sound decisions based on the value of your property to an experienced, qualified appraiser who is compliant with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

The art market is rapidly changing, and very different than just a few short years ago. Know the true value of your property. Have your items appraised by experienced professionals.

Latest Entries in the Appraiser’s Notebook

Should Your Art and Collectibles Be Insured?

Mother Nature has caused heartbreak and devastation in the past few months — California fires, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria — with immeasurable human costs. The costs are still mounting. Underinsurance is a problem. Over time, collectors and people in... read more

Happy Birthday Rosa Rolanda (1895-1970)

Photo by Man Ray (1928) Rosemonde Cowan [Rosa Rolanda] was born on September 6, 1895 in the Los Angeles area (Azusa), California. Her father, Henry Charles Cowan, was an engineer and her mother, Guadalupe Ruelas, was a descendant of Mexican parents. She had a younger... read more