Fine Art/Prints


Hello, I have 3 old prints that were part of an estate left to me and I am wondering what to do with them...I don't want to chuck them if they are of value but to be honest I don't really like them. The first is a print called "General Gordon's Last Stand" by George Joy in black and white and published in 1897. The other two prints are black and white also. They are by David Hicks called " The Dawn of Day" and "The Close of Day" and are likely from around the same time period.

Hi Lisa,

I found only one print by George Joy and none by David Hicks. Apparently you are not the only one who "does not particularly like them". Like you, I hate to throw away art. Any art. Maybe try listing them on eBay with a starting bid of $9.50 and let the market determine their value. After all, the collector market is ALWAYS the ultimate determinate of art value. If they are framed in nice period frames, the value may be enhanced.

Best regards,

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