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Fine Art/Re: Jose Puyet


Hi....Over 30 yrs. ago, my mother-in-law gave us a beautiful painting (?) entitled En El Casino.  It has a signature on the bottom and also a nameplate, En El Casino, and looks very much like an oil painting but I am not sure.  You can feel the brush strokes.  It is approx. 35"x45".  Do you have any idea what, if anything, it is worth as I have downsized and need to dispose of many things.  Thank you so much.

Dear Jeanne,

I am inclined to believe that your painting is actually a print rather than original painting. I have found several examples of a similar painting (by name and by Joes Puyat) on the Internet and his work is often found reproduced on stiffened cardboard with raised brushstrokes. It is often difficult to distinguish the difference between original and print.

Though it is unlikely that you have the original "En EL Casino", it is not impossible. If original, the value of his paintings currently average $2500 (at auction).

Best regards,

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