Fine Art/signed Erte


Hi Dan:  I am a doctor and a patient gave me what appears to be a signed Rte.  I have no idea if it is a print, a lithograph or whatever.   It is an unusual Erte in the subject matter seems a bit different that most of his work.
It is green (forest) blue (sky and white (clouds) Within the green section, there seem to be two actors - male and female in dramtic repose on a stage.
Then there is a hand writing with a quill pen on a scroll in a non-existent language.  Sorry but my camera is broken so I can't send a picture but this erte is very simplistic and easily identified I think because it is unusual.   Any ideas?
My patient said it was purchased for $1700 but I have no proof of that.  How should I proceed?  Many many thanks. Dr. Linda Vaughan.

Without an image, it is difficult to help.

I know of a few art appraisers that might be able to help, but they will need to see the art or images of the art and signatures 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.


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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