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I am seriously considering the purchase of an etching that the Gallery says is "attributed" to Salvador Dali. I understand this to mean that the etching is still original, but may have been signed with Dali's signature, by someone else that he allowed to sign on his behalf. Of course, he may have signed it himself, but it has not been authenticated. Can you tell me what it means to be "attributed" to Dali?

I have never sold a print that was signed by someone else on Dali's behalf and I would be suspicious of any such print. Salvador Dali signed his own limited editon works starting in the late 20's and until 1980.  There are only a few people qualified to authenticate his works. If the gallery cannot answer your questions to your satisfaction, then do not buy form them.

We are in the USA, so helping you is made a bit more difficult.  If you want to collect Dali, I can give you all the specifics.  In the future, use my email address:


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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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