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My Mother bought a painting years ago I think at a yard sale. It has been hanging in her den for probably 30plus years. It is a woman at a piano, it is in a white and gold very old frame with a thin wooden back. It is signed on the bottom left corner Renoir. We are wondering about the value and if it is authentic.

Very hard to see the image you sent? I have sold a few Renoir works over the years, but they had to pass inspection with a panel of experts. Renoir hand signed works and there are also "signed in the stone" prints that are reaching some high values on the market. Most of the Renoir images I see are replicas. Replica art has been around for a long time and is the result of museum shops selling what looks like a painting of a master, but is simply decorative art to remind the buyer of thier trip to the museum where they saw "the real thing". These days, replica art is all over the internet. If you feel you have an authentic Renoir, send clear images and all detials to:


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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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