Fine Art/engraving


I found an old engraving in my grandmothers attic in Wash. DC and wanted to
get some info on it.  It does have some water damage due to a leaky roof.  It
is roughly 20x30 and is called the Battle of Prestonpans and death of Col.
Gardiner 18th sept. 1745.  Pub. Aug. 26 1878  Peter Cauison 39a Lothian St.
Edinburgh.  On the left it says painted by Sir Willm Allen PRSA & RA and on
the right engraved by Robert Charles Bell.

Thank you,

There is info out there about the work your talking about, but the books that contain the info are not in my library.

See if you can find published books online that talk about the artist and look for art dealers that sell that STYLE of art, and persue form there.


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Dan Twyman


I can answer questions about Salvador Dali. While I cannot do FREE APPRAISALS, I might be able to help you sell your works. I can also help with Chagall, Miro, Picasso and other 20th Century Masters.

Questions about a type of art or medium can be answered with one response in most cases. Technical issues are easier to deal with than specifics about an artist. If you need help finding values or history on an artist, it will probably involve research that can sometimes take hours to complete. If you have more than one image to send, I will give you an alternate email address as this system cannot handle multiple images.


Late 70's early 80's Worked for a printer and learned the art or Lithography. Early to mid 80's Managed a publishing company that produced fine art both living and reproductions of the masters. Mid 80's to 2003 Senior Art Consultant with well known broker of Dali, Picasso, Miro, Chagall,Vargas,Max,Warhol and others. 2004 - 2005 Independent Art Consultant. 2005-2006 Beverly Hills Art Gallery(Living Artists) 2006 - Present Salvador Dali Society. Senior Art Consultant.


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