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I have come across a pencil sketch and was wondering if it is worth anything, or if you would know.  12x9 sketch, matted and framed in a 14x20 glass frame. signed at the top of print--1520 Antwerp.  It is of sail boats docked in front of a pyramid and other buildings with workers.   
Sticker on the back reads:
CATALDA FINE ARTS, INC.
NEW YORK, N.Y.
7143 ---
TITLE--QUAY AY ANTWERP
ARTIST--DURER
FRAME No. WA516
ORDER No. 4175

Thank you, Cheri

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Dear Cheri,

The artist is Albrecht Durer (1471-1528), a German painter/printmaker. He is well known for his woodcuts and engravings, which often look like drawings. Catalda was a mid-century art publisher who made quality open edition reproductions after known artists such as Durer. I believe this is what you have. To verify, you can take it to a local antiques or art dealer and let them take a look at it for you. It will take a skilled eye to determine if you have an original. I could not find an engraving by that name so I am fairly certain you have an offset lithograph print that was done after an original drawing/painting by the artist. I hope this is helpful.

Kind regards,
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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