Tharpe & Fairchild, led by Leah C. Tharpe, is a full-service fine art appraisal and consulting firm providing independent, research-based appraisals, art brokerage services, and collection management consultation to individual and corporate clients.

Leah Tharpe

Leah Tharpe, Principal

Ms. Tharpe earned her Master’s degree 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. Ms. Tharpe serves as a Docent at the American Museum of Western Art – The Anschutz Collection in Denver. Her specialty is in American fine art, particularly the fields of sporting, wildlife, and western art.