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Fine Art/Picasso 1904 - Mother, Child and Four Studies for a right hand


QUESTION: In 1999, I purchased a home where an elderly woman of about 85 lived. She
left many belongings behind and while cleaning the home, I found a glass &
wood framed PICASSO 1904 art print? in a protective jacketed cardboard like
cover which smells and appears to be very old.  On the back of the jacket it
has a small Identity tag attached DR128  PICASSO: Mother, Child and Four
Studies for a Right Hand.   On the lower front edge of the print it reads the
title, Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, Meta and Paul
J. Sachs Collection - Published by Shorewood Publishers, Inc. Distributed by
Penn Prints, New York.   Would you know anything about this?

ANSWER: Sounds like decorative art.  no Picasso signature correct?


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QUESTION: Yes, it is signed by Picasso, 1904  (located on bottom right )

ANSWER: Are you selling it?

I suggest sending images to my personal email address and include any text/history about how you obtained the work etc.

I can present it to our buyer.


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QUESTION: Thank you for your help Dan, However - I think it wise that I should contact maybe Sotheby's or Butterfield & Butterfield for authenticating or appraising it first and possibly even the media prior to accepting any offers for it.

The media?  I've been in the business for years, we do not contact the media?  Sothby's & other auction houses do not want to be taken advantage of.  They will want to know if you are interested in selling or just needing an appraisal. We are the same.


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Dan Twyman


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.


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.


Publications Various online art publications.

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.

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Over 100 awards. Set records in the Art Brokering business.

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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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