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Can you tell me if these so-called Dali's are real or fakes?

http://www.capolini.com

I like these but have never seen any of them in any catalog. I am pretty sure they are fakes.

I bought the nude in a supposedly reputable gallery in Paris in 1984 and the other 2 from a NYC dealer in 1988. One is in poor condition.

Many thanks
Fred

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Fred--hard to tell.  The piece on the far right is a Dali image, although a number of "over runs" were made of it, so I can't tell what you have.  The middle piece might be from the Divine Comedy suite, which you can look up on line and see if it is among the hundred images.  The left hand piece is questionable, as many knock offs were done.  Not very specific info, I know, but the best I can do without touching, looking, etc. in person.  I hope I helped.  Alan Klevit.

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Alan Klevit

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I can provide sound advice on buying, collecting & understanding fine art, especially original works by 20th century masters and leading contemporary artists. I can also explain techniques used to create original works and offer tips on how to tell whether or not a piece is an original work of art.

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I have been active in the art world for twenty-seven years. I owned and operated four galleries and a wholesale showroom on both coasts. We specialized in original works by 20th century masters and emerging artists. I have been an art consultant, artist's representative, lecturer, auctioneer, and curator. I had a radio show for two years, "Today's Art World with Alan Klevit" [Washington, D.C.]; hosted two television shows on the arts for six years [Los Angeles Area]; have written for numerous local papers and international art magazines; and currently write a syndicated column, "The Art Beat." I conduct art auctions for charities throughout the United States, and am a frequent speaker/auctioneer on upscale cruise ships, and at civic organizations and local television shows.







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ART NEWS, ART IN AMERICA, FORECAST MAGAZINE, MALIBU MAGAZINE, PANTARBE.COM, MALIBU CHRONICLE, POTOMAC ALMANAC, GAITHERSBURG GAZETTE, ART DECOR, REGARDIES MAGAZINE.

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Undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgetown University and The American University

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