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I am having a very difficult time getting some paperwork on a Picasso lithograph and identifying another artist.  I have been offered $15,000 for the Picasso lithograph, but the owner (a family friend) thinks she can get more for it, but without any paperwork on it, I have no way to figure out the true value or even if it is worth spending $300+ on it to get the appraisal.
I also have 3 other similar prints that i cannot identify the artist, name of piece, or if they are worth getting appraised as well (again...$300 a pop). Any information you can give me would be great!

Thank you!

P.S.  I think I can only upload one image per question, so I will send the other ones in seperate questions or if you send me an email I can respond to, I can send the others.

Hello Barry,

I am not certain of the authenticity of this work, as these things are difficult to know without carefully examining the work in person and conducting a bit of research.  However, I will say that $15,000 in the secondary market for something like this is an excellent price.  

Regarding authenticity and value, I can recommend contacting Bonhams auctions, as they could perhaps 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.


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

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Sonoma State University

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