Fine Art/rembrandt

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I have a sketch framed by Catalda fine arts labeled 7115 Saskia Rembrandt and I would like to know if it is worth value. It appears to show a woman standing braiding the hair of a seated woman.

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Dear Patricia,

Catalda Fine Arts created reproductions of famous paintings of artists from Rembrandt to modern. While they are usually quality reproductions; they are still reproductions that were usually printed past the copyright date of the original artist. There is a situation where the company spent years in litigation for copyright infringement, but overall their work can be considered good vintage reproduction.
Since the piece is Rembrandt, there is no likelihood that it is of any value other than aesthetic and vintage art. I would suggest you check eBay for similar works and gather an idea of current market value. Condition plays an important part in vintage reproductions so keep this in mind while researching. Finally, I always tell clients that if you love to look at it and it gives you feeling, then the value outside of an original is inconsequential. I hope you enjoy the art.

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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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