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Fine Art/Jules Gaspard pen & ink original


I recently discovered a beautiful drawing of a seated, aged man, reading. The figure is balding with flowing sideburns,wearing a dress coat with wide lapels, a formal white buttoned shirt, collar up, with bow tie. The frames back contains the following hand written note: Herbert Spencer. A pen and ink drawing from the oil portrait by McGlinn Hamilton, by Jules Gaspard. What is the approximate value of this 8.5"x11" art?
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Dear Michael, With few exceptions an artwork after another artist (in other words a copy)usually has little value unless there is some important historical relationship. Paintings by Jules Gaspard (1862-1919) are well under $1,000, so I would guess a "copy" drawing has very minimal value.

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Daniel A. Hynes


Collecting, buying, selling, identifying, and caring for paintings, drawings,and watercolors (19th and early 20th century American and European). No prints, contemporary art, or works executed after 1940.


35 years as a fine art dealer, including 3 years as a gallery director. Also was art expert for Leslie Hindman's Auctioneers, and for Dunning's Auction.

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