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I can't read the signature of my print or painting to research the value. Can you assist? On the back it's from Vanguard Studios Los Angeles CA #490598 Thank you!

Dear Peggy,

I cannot tell if you have a painting, or if it is on paper behind glass. I know there were prints made after the original painting. The painting is titled "Grand Parc" by/or after Guy Dessapt. If it is not behind glass and you can actually feel the texture of the paint, I suggest contacting galleries that carry his work to gain insight and possible authentication. I believe the artist is still living. If behind glass you have a reproduction and I would not contact the galleries. I have a link to one below. Best of luck in your quest!

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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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