is the co-founder and co-owner of Marvin & Whitehurst Appraisal Group, Inc. He is a twenty-eight year veteran of the auction industry, having worked at Sotheby's in New York and most recently spent sixteen years with the prestigious New England auction house of Skinner, Inc. based in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Stuart is a familiar face on the popular PBS television series "Antiques Roadshow", and has also appeared in numerous national and regional television and radio broadcasts, speaking about the world of antiques and collecting.
Stuart is a generalist appraiser, with extensive knowledge of American, British and European furniture and decorations and fine art ranging from the 17th through the 20th centuries. His range of expertise also encompasses an extensive knowledge of fine books, rare manuscripts and maps.