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My sister recently acquired quite a few pieces of art from a home that someone moved out of.  She has several numbered proofs by Arthur B. Davies as follows: Cupid and the Psyche #38; Tragic [original signed]; Antique Mirror #52; Young Muse #27; Valkyres #17; The Resurrection #21; Snow Crystals #58; The Temple; Dawn #35; Amber Garden #50 and about 3 others.  She also has proofs by Mary Cassat, Charles Marion Russell; Vladimir Didur and some other artist -- she has not gone through all of them.  Where should we look to obtain more information on these pieces?  She also has original letters from some of the artist.  I have some pictures and will email them to you if you provide me with another email address.  Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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There is a niche market for the engravings from the 1700's 1800's and early 1900's. Many of them sell for low prices. What you have would have to be examined by an expert or you can find antique malls somtimes sell similar works. I am in the Fine Art market and sell works that are much higer end. Dali, Picasso etc.



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I can answer questions about Salvador Dali. While I cannot do FREE APPRAISALS, I might be able to help you sell your works. I can also help with Chagall, Miro, Picasso and other 20th Century Masters.

Questions about a type of art or medium can be answered with one response in most cases. Technical issues are easier to deal with than specifics about an artist. If you need help finding values or history on an artist, it will probably involve research that can sometimes take hours to complete. If you have more than one image to send, I will give you an alternate email address as this system cannot handle multiple images.

Experience

Late 70's early 80's Worked for a printer and learned the art or Lithography. Early to mid 80's Managed a publishing company that produced fine art both living and reproductions of the masters. Mid 80's to 2003 Senior Art Consultant with well known broker of Dali, Picasso, Miro, Chagall,Vargas,Max,Warhol and others. 2004 - 2005 Independent Art Consultant. 2005-2006 Beverly Hills Art Gallery(Living Artists) 2006 - Present Salvador Dali Society. Senior Art Consultant.

Organizations
http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/dan-twyman.html

Publications
http://www.artbydan.com Various online art publications.

Education/Credentials
Studied Art History, Methods of printing, Various Mediums. Studied anatomy, sketch art, Complex shading technique, Acrylic technique. Bloch books(Picasso),Salvador Dali publications(extensive). 30 Years life Experience in the arts as an artist, fine art broker,Gallery Director,art consultant.

Awards and Honors
Over 100 awards. Set records in the Art Brokering business.

Past/Present Clients
Major Film Celebs/U.S. Ambassador/ Fortune 500 Company CEO's and high level employees. Over 300 repeat clients in Fine Art. Beverly Hills local and visiting repeat clients.

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