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John Gould
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I have a John Gould piece Roughly 21 by 15 Possible Original Lithograph

Titled: Lophornis Reginae

Markings on Print: "J Gould & HC Pitcher el lith", "Lophornis Reginae, Gould", "Hullmandel & Walton Imp"

Looks to have gold leafing as well

Any help or feedback is greatly appreciated

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Hello Mitch,

Unfortunately, I am not too familiar with John Gould's prints.  However, I did look through a few art databases, and the dimensions of your print appear to be in line with John Gould's lithographs.  These works date from 1849 - 1861, and it appears as though most of his lithographs were hand colored (if I had to guess from the image, yours does look like it could be hand colored).  These works look to go for around $500 - $1,000 at auction.  If this work does have gold leaf and is original, I would surmise that it would be slightly on the higher end of this estimate.

I hope that this information can be of some assistance.  

Warm Regards,

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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