Fine Art/Robert Owens

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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.   -
Tyler

Answer
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,
Dolly

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Dolly D Headley

Expertise

I can assist with identification, acquisition, sell representation, and care of fine art prints and original paintings. Some of my artist specialties include Henri Toulouse Lautrec, California Artists, and the Modern Masters. I can also assist with information on getting professional appraisals and authentication.

Experience

Dolly D. Headley, owner of Headley Fine Art, LLC, has provided consultative art services to retail gallery clients in Sausalito, CA, and at www.headleyfineart.com since 1998. With over 14 years experience as a Senior Art Consultant, Gallery Director, and an extensive art research library; Ms. Headley has provided hundreds of people with her high quality personalized consultation services and solid guarantee of satisfaction. Dolly is a volunteer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Member of the Association of Online Appraisers.

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The Fine Art Collectors News

Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Science; Self taught with thousands of hours research and retail gallery consulting. Personalized mentorship from various experts in the industry.

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