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I was given a painting by an elderly lady who collects a lot of fine art and antiques.  I am trying to find out more information on the artist and the painting itself as I have been unsuccesful. I would also be curious as to a guesstimate of its value. The painting is of a young girl standing on a European street in winter.  The artist is Nelly Dax, born in LeHavre, France in 1928.  The painting is oil on canvas and seems old.  I have more pictures of the painting if you are interested in seeing them. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I tried to help someone with this same artist a while back. I was only able to find the artists name listed in one reference book and there were no auction results. You can find a few auction results online, but the sites want you to pay a fee to access the info.
I suspect with more digging, I can come up with art books that reference the artist. Art authenticators use very expensive publications to obtain info and of course charge fees to do the research. This is one of those cases where you have an artist that does have a following, but the niche is a bit difficult to tap into.

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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.

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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.

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