Fine Art/leon danchin

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Alan
I have a drawing of cocker spaniel with pheasant it is signed in pencil by Leon Danchin in the right bottom corner and in the top left corner is copyright 1931 by la gravure francaise 41 rue st georges paris
it is framed and in exceptional condition the drawing has an indentation all round the the outside there are no copy numbers anywhere that i can see the pheasant is in colour as is the eyes and mouth of the cocker also a feather is attached to the cockers jowls
my question is how much do think it will be worth as i wish to sell it
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Fred Pegman

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Fred--first of all, it is not a drawing.  La Gravure Francaise is a publisher of "gravures" or etchings.  That is born out by the fact that there is an indentation around the outside, which is the result of the pressure from an etching plate and high powered press.  Still, it is an original etching, hand signed.  I have no idea as to value.  Sorry.  Alan Klevit.

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Alan Klevit

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I can provide sound advice on buying, collecting & understanding fine art, especially original works by 20th century masters and leading contemporary artists. I can also explain techniques used to create original works and offer tips on how to tell whether or not a piece is an original work of art.

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I have been active in the art world for twenty-seven years. I owned and operated four galleries and a wholesale showroom on both coasts. We specialized in original works by 20th century masters and emerging artists. I have been an art consultant, artist's representative, lecturer, auctioneer, and curator. I had a radio show for two years, "Today's Art World with Alan Klevit" [Washington, D.C.]; hosted two television shows on the arts for six years [Los Angeles Area]; have written for numerous local papers and international art magazines; and currently write a syndicated column, "The Art Beat." I conduct art auctions for charities throughout the United States, and am a frequent speaker/auctioneer on upscale cruise ships, and at civic organizations and local television shows.







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Undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgetown University and The American University

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