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i have a print by S.P.A.D.E.M PARIS 1962
it states in corner-Torso of a naked woman
Pablo Rutz Picasso
N0 144
would you happen to know anything about this print
Thank You
Susan

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Dear Susan,

The piece you own is a reproduction produced by SPADEM (the Société de la Propriété Artistique et des Dessins et Modules). SPADEM is a copyright protection and collection society in France formed by visual artists and their heirs. This organization defends the legal rights of artists, ensuring that they receive the credit and profit due to them from the sale and distribution of their works.  SPADEM is a legitimate organization that does publish reproductions of artist’s works.  However, these works differ from original, hand signed and editioned prints such as those seen on the following link: http://www.masterworksfineart.com/inventory/picasso/

These SPADEM produced works unfortunately have little or no collectable value, but they do allow us to enjoy the wonderful images created by famous artists such as Picasso.
I hope that this information can be of assistance!
Sincerely,
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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