Fine Art/Rico Tomaso


I have six lithographs done by the famous Rico Tomaso and I need to find out there value. The prints were done by WM.H.MULLER Printing Co. These were done for janus art publications at one point and were appraised for $15,000 in 1983. The reproductions are Early American, Wild African, Boer's Luck, Gamblers Luck, The Despondency of Don Ramon, Despair. What would be there current value and how should I go about selling them? Thanks in advance!

Dear Amy,

Are you certain your artist is Rico Tomaso? Those do not sound like his lithos and I cannot find them under his name. The other question I have is who did the $15,000 appraisal? If it is the publisher, they need to be appraised by an independent appraiser.

Best regards,

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I can assist with identification, acquisition, representation, and care of fine art prints and original paintings. I can provide information that will assist you in determining the value of your art; but I do not give valuations on allexperts.


Dolly D. Headley, owner of Headley Fine Art, LLC, has provided consultative art services to retail gallery clients in Sausalito, CA, and at since 1998. Her experience as a Senior Art Consultant, Gallery Director, researcher, and an extensive art research library; has allowed her to provide people with personalized consultation services. Dolly is a volunteer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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