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Hello, I purchased a supposed Marc Chagall, litho or watercolor. I was wondering if you could tell if it was real or not. It is a 12 x 9 watercolor (I think) on a 14 x 16 piece of what appears to look and feel like watercolor paper. I was told it was from the 1950's. I could not find it on any websites that feature or have pics of his works. I dont know how many images I'm allowed to send, but can send pics of his "signature" or additional pics of the painting. Thanks for your help.
Regards, Ralph

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Marc Chagall signature
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Hello Ralph,

Can you send me an image that shows the signature and the edge of the image? Lithographs have a distinctive plate marking on the edges of the image. I can see some type of marking around the image, but it looks odd. The colors are extremely bright too. And I do not see an edition number, which is usually in the bottom left or bottom right margin.

Thank you,

Andrew Evans

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Experienced in selling, appraising and judging authenticity of signed original prints and unique works of fine art. Concentration on Picasso lithographs; Rembrandt etchings; Edgar Degas drawings; Calder lithographs; Miro; Durer woodcuts; Marc Chagall lithographs; Renoir etchings; Toulouse Lautrec lithographs; Vasarely; Warhol silk screens; Henry Moore sculptures.

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Judging authenticity and avoiding fraud. Appraisal. Fine art investments.

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Sonoma State University

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