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howdy sir, i have a few lithos USA paintings and i would like to know the best way to find a value on them.

thank you

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Dear Cowboy, Normally I would not answer your question as prints are not in my field of expertise...but since you said "howdy"
Most art museum libraries and some university libraries will have large volumes of the "Print Price Index" or "Print Price Annual". These will list artists alphabetically with the name and description of their lithos, etchings, etc. with the price they sold for at auction in a particular year (each year a new book is published). You may have to look through several year's volumes to find your prints. If you do not find your artists in any of these volumes then they are probably not sought after or very marketable.
regards y'all,
Dan

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Daniel A. Hynes

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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.

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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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