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Insurance for
the art trade.

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What type of coverage does Markel offer?

We've narrowed it down to 3 basic coverages that most businesses will need to buy, sell, appraise, auction, exhibit, create or conserve objects of art, rarity or historic merit.


Industry specific coverage wording for damage occurring to objects of art, rarity or historic merit. Your property, property of others or works you may be creating are addressed in our forms.

General liability

Going to a fair? Signing a lease? Most landlords and fairs require general liability insurance from their dealers and artists. This coverage protects your business against liability claims for bodily injury and property damage.

Professional liability

For Auctioneers and Appraisers, your professional opinion matters. In some cases, your customers may claim that you were negligent in your profession or failed to perform duties as outlined in your contract.