Ms. Leah Tharpe Accredited

Tharpe & Fairchild, LLC

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Western American Art

Member Type

Accredited Member


Charitable Donation; Estate Tax Liability; Equitable Distribution; Insurance

Appraiser's Statement
Tharpe & Fairchild, led by Leah C. Tharpe, provides research-based art appraisals for individuals, organizations and corporations for insurance, donation or estate valuation. We establish independent, objective values for 19th, 20th and 21st century paintings, sculpture, and works on paper and provide appraisals that adhere to the highest industry standards. Ms. Tharpe earned her Master’s in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute in London, after graduating magna cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Art & Archaeology. She has undergone extensive appraisal training through New York University’s Professional Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts and is an Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America.