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I HAVE ENGRAVED IN GOLD PLATES 5"X7" SIGNED AND NUMBER ETCHINGS OF EL CID A 135/300 AND DON QUIXOTE A 131/300 IN ORIGINAL FRAMES BOUGHT IN 1967 OR 1968 FROM A DALI GALLERY IN SAN FRANCISCO. AS THE EXPERT DO YOU THINK THEY ARE WORTH GETTING AN APPRAISAL? I HAVE OWNED THEM 44 YEARS AND WOULD SELL IF THERE IS A MARKET FOR BOTH OF THEM. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THANK YOU DAN.

LYNN HUNTER

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There are many El Cid and Don Quixote works available, the Collectors Guild flooded the market with low end prints back in the 1960's. Yours sounds a bit different but I'll have to see them. Can you email images to collectdali@aol.com <-- Reply to this email address.

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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.

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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.

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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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