Fine Art/Robert Owens


Hey Dolly, how are you? I recently came accross a rather large piece
by Robert Owen depicting a group of clowns playing musical
instruments. It was numbered 14 out of 350 and was priced around
$275. Would buying this piece be considered a good investment or
is $275 a common price for this piece. I believe it was signed too.
Please respond as quickly as possible because I will lose my chance
to buy it if I dont act soon. Thank you so much for your time.   -

Hello Tyler,

I am doing great, thank you. I am not an Owen expert, but I did some quick research on his limited edition prints. The artist is currently selling LE/hand signed prints for $300-500. Sometimes certain prints increase in value over others by the same artist. This may be the case with the one you are looking at, but I have not found any of his original prints selling for more than $500.

Overall, I do not reccomend collecting art based on investment. It could take years (if ever) for the art to appreciate enough to make it a good investment over traditional investments. If you like the image, then it is probably at a fair retail price.

Best regards,

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Dolly D Headley


I can assist with identification, acquisition, representation, and care of fine art prints and original paintings. I can provide information that will assist you in determining the value of your art; but I do not give valuations on allexperts.


Dolly D. Headley, owner of Headley Fine Art, LLC, has provided consultative art services to retail gallery clients in Sausalito, CA, and at since 1998. Her experience as a Senior Art Consultant, Gallery Director, researcher, and an extensive art research library; has allowed her to provide people with personalized consultation services. Dolly is a volunteer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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