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My Grandmother had a print by Luis Escobedo titled Mountain Path and Momument Rock issued by United States Commemorative Fine Art Gallery CertificaTE #00174, signed in left corner.  Any value in today's market?  We believe in must have come from 1920 era.

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Dear Lynda,

According to their website www.uscommgallery.com:

United States Commemorative Gallery
The United States Commemorative Gallery, established in 1989, began by offering bicentennial commemorative collectables, then expanded to include original artworks, art reproductions, sculptures and other home and office decorations. These exceptional works, featuring wonderful craftsmanship and painstaking attention to detail, were once available only in retail galleries and through direct mail promotions.

This makes your print late 20th century. Luis Escobedo is a contemporary artist who sells his original paintings in numerous galleries. I found his website and though he has a few prints; there were no prices.

I was able to find a post online that had a gallery estimating the prints produced by the USCG to have a value under $100. If you wish to pursue further, I suggest you contact the USCG via their website and ask them how many they printed and the release price of your Escobedo prints.

I hope this information is helpful.

Best regards,
Dolly

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Dolly D Headley

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I can assist with identification, acquisition, sell representation, and care of fine art prints and original paintings. Some of my artist specialties include Henri Toulouse Lautrec, California Artists, and the Modern Masters. I can also assist with information on getting professional appraisals and authentication.

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Dolly D. Headley, owner of Headley Fine Art, LLC, has provided consultative art services to retail gallery clients in Sausalito, CA, and at www.headleyfineart.com since 1998. With over 14 years experience as a Senior Art Consultant, Gallery Director, and an extensive art research library; Ms. Headley has provided hundreds of people with her high quality personalized consultation services and solid guarantee of satisfaction. Dolly is a volunteer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Member of the Association of Online Appraisers.

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The Fine Art Collectors News

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Bachelor of Science; Self taught with thousands of hours research and retail gallery consulting. Personalized mentorship from various experts in the industry.

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