Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public, the gallerys showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism.
For information or to inquire about purchasing items* not available for online purchase, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (or call 415.861.1530) *Be sure to include the image numbers located directly under any pieces you are inquiring about.
Once we hear back from you we will confirm the availability of the piece, send you a complete description and give you a shipping quote (if applicable). After the pricing is approved we will send you a payment request or you can call in your credit card information. Items typically ship via FedEx Ground service within a week.
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We can assist you with creating presentation reports; providing you with hi-res images; placing pieces on hold, etc. See "Frequently Asked Questions" below for more information.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are your methods of payment? We accept all major credit cards, checks and cash. Payment can also be made through PayPal. Invoices can be sent on request.
If I am looking for something specific on the website but don’t see it, can you assist me? Simply give us some general notes on what you are looking for (such as the subject, color, style, size, medium, price range, etc...) and we can create an image-based presentation report with many options and send it to you by email. This can generally be done within 24 hours (Tuesday through Saturday).
Do you have special “net” pricing for the design industry? Properly accredited designers receive 10% off our listed prices.
Will you ship my purchases to me? How does shipping work? We provide comprehensive shipping services for single pieces or large collections. Over the years we have developed a shipping program that provides a high quality of service at a very affordable price (e.g. a framed medium-sized pieces ships for $60). We know that fine art shipping can be expensive, so we provide in-house boxing and then partner with FedEx Ground for the delivery. Shipments are sent out every Friday and arrive in two to five days within the continental US. Other shipping arrangements and schedules can be made on a case-by-case basis. READ MORE
Is it possible for me to take out items “on approval” / “on memo”? On-approval loans are granted on a case-by-case basis as a courtesy to our clients. For those of you outside the San Francisco area, we understand that you may want to take out pieces on approval and present them to your client in person. In this case we can package and ship these pieces to you according to our shipping fees. We can set a schedule that works with the needs of your project. Items must be guaranteed by a credit card. The card is not charged unless the items are not returned according the agreed upon schedule. READ MORE
What is your return policy on purchased items? You have 30 days to return items for a full refund. All items are vintage and are therefore sold “as is”. READ MORE
Do you offer framing services? We provide on-site custom framing - typically using restored modernist, vintage and antique frames to match our art period. The work includes, archival materials; backing paper and hanging hardware. This also includes cleaning and restoration of the frame as well as cleaning and minor repairs of the artwork. READ MORE Is it possible for you to place pieces "on hold" for me? We can place pieces on hold for you and set a schedule that works with the needs of your project. Our typical on-hold policy is three days.
Can items be rented? Most pieces are available for rent. The rental fee is 20% of the retail price for two continuous weeks. For example, a $300 item costs $60 to rent. Longer rental periods are available. READ MORE