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Debra Force Fine Art, Inc., established in 1999, specializes in American paintings, drawings and sculpture from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.  Located on New York’s Upper Eastside, the gallery offers exceptional works in a variety of price ranges with a focus on quality and research.  We welcome new and mature collectors, as well as institutions, and offer our extensive knowledge and resources in developing collections, understanding the market, and acquiring the most suitable works of art.


The gallery presents numerous exhibitions throughout the year, both on the premises and at a selection of art fairs throughout the country. Debra Force Fine Art is a member of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA).  


We look forward to seeing you at the gallery or at an art fair, or simply speaking with you over the phone. 



Buying and Selling Works of Art
Debra Force Fine Art offers a discreet and confidential gallery environment for private collectors and institutions to purchase or sell works of art through either consignment or direct acquisition.


The gallery offers a comprehensive art advisory service available to collectors, museums, non-profit institutions, and corporations, as well as trusts, law firms, and banks.  Our services include collection building and deaccessioning, estate planning and distribution, art collection development, and education of American art as well as of current market conditions.  We also provide resources for and oversee restoration, framing, insurance, shipping, and installation. 

Debra Force Fine Art offers expert assistance in selecting, evaluating and bidding at auction. We can provide the research necessary to determine the value of a property in the context of the artist's body of work and its place in the current market. We also provide expertise on selling at auction, including recommendations for the most suitable locations, appropriate timing, and terms of sale. 
Debra Force Fine Art prepares fine art appraisals for fair market and insurance purposes, both for private collectors, museums, and other institutions. Appraisal reports are thoroughly researched and put together in accordance with the Uniform Standards of the Professional Appraisers Practice. 


Debra Force Fine Art has sold works to the following institutions:


Allentown Art Museum

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

Art Institute of Chicago

Baltimore Museum of Art

Barry Art Museum, Old Dominion University

Birmingham Museum of Art

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Brandywine River Museum

Butler Institute of American Art

Cape Ann Museum

Carnegie Museum of Art

Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin

Chrysler Museum of Art

Cincinnati Art Museum

Colby College Museum of Art

Columbus Museum

Crocker Art Museum

Cummer Museum of Art

Dayton Art Institute

Denver Art Museum

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Fenimore Art Museum

Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia

Georgia Museum of Art

Gibbes Museum of Art

Greenville County Museum of Art

Heckscher Museum

High Museum of Art

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Hudson River Museum

Hunter Museum of American Art

Huntington Library, Art Collection & Botanical Gardens

Huntington Museum of Art

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Long Island Museum of American Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Charles H. MacNider Museum

McNay Art Museum





Metropolitan Museum of Art

Milwaukee Art Museum

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Mint Museum

Montclair Art Museum

Montgomery Museum of Fine Art

Morgan Library

Morven Museum & Garden

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William & Mary

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University

National Portrait Gallery

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Orleans Museum of Art

New-York Historical Society

North Carolina Museum of Art

Norton Museum of Art

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Reading Public Museum

Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Mercantile Library

Smith College Museum of Art

Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University

Taubman Museum of Art

Telfair Museum of Art

Terra Foundation for American Art

Vero Beach Museum of Art

Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Wadsworth Athenaeum

West Point Art Museum

Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

Wichita Art Museum

Williams College Museum of Art

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Old York Historical Society