Fine Art/Levis lithos

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I have a pair of prints, about 12x18" each, signed in pencil below the margin of impression, and numbered; I believe they are lithos.  They are signed by Maurice Levis.  Matches style of other examples of his work in oils found on the internet.  I cannot locate ANY information on them or their value.  They are both landscape views of a river bank; one right bank, one left bank.  ANY help appreciated.

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Angela--The artist is not on my radar screen, either.  Sorry.  As to medium, you mention "impression."  If there is an indentation mark around the image, it is likely an etching.  If smooth, a lithograph.  Look at the image through a jeweler's loop and if you see dots, it is an offset lithograph, ie, a limited edition reproduction of oil painting.  If not dots, an original lithograph, worth considerably more.  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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