Fine Art Appraisers, Brokers and Consultants

The Art and Antiquities Division of D.A. Baranski & Company was founded in 1979 by Dennis A. Baranski. It provides certified appraisals for a wide range of fine art and antiquities. The firm's Brokerage Division engages in the private placement of works of fine art for institutions and individual collectors worldwide. Our retainer based "Private Client Program" offers advisory services to investors and collectors regarding acquisition and liquidation of fine art, collateral evaluation, charitable donations and insurance. In addition to our in-house staff we rely on our network of international resources including the world's foremost art experts, art historians, conservators, museum directors and curators.

As consultants, D.A. Baranski & Co. serves collectors and institutional clients including museums, libraries, banks, insurance companies and corporations.

We look forward to your questions regarding:

  • Estate Settlement
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Trust Planning
  • Collateral Evaluation
  • Asset Allocation
  • Charitable Donations
  • Acquisition and Liquidation Advisory Services


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Our fee schedule is available upon request

D.A. Baranski & Co. has served museums, libraries, corporations, institutions and private individuals as one of the premier fine art appraisal and brokerage firms in the Midwest for over 30 years. It also serves as administrators for, the international student artist gallery and the Modern Day Masters Project, the international showcase for the world's most promising emerging artists.

Selected References

  • Mulvane Art Museum
  • Kansas State Historical Society
  • Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
  • Spencer Art Museum
  • Maupintour Corporate Collection
  • Voth Family Art Collection
  • JP Morgan Chase Estate Settlement Division

Our appraisal, brokerage and advisory services are offered with a premium on discretion and confidentiality. The security of your art and the personal privacy of our clients are a prime consideration.

Dennis A. Baranski, president and CEO of D.A. Baranski & Co. Art and Antiquities, holds a Juris Doctorate from the Washburn University School of Law. In 1981 he was court qualified as an art expert by the Federal District Court for the United States in Topeka, Kansas. He serves on the faculty of Washburn University as an adjunct professor of Art and as an adjunct professor of Law at the Washburn University School of Law. As an author and lecturer he specializes in the work of American Masters and investment in the world of fine art.

Contact Information:

D.A. Baranski & Co. Art and Antiquities
214 North 2100 Road
Lecompton, Kansas USA 66050
785.887-6263 fax

D.A. Baranski & Co. Art and Antiquities is a wholly owned division of Barancorp