Fine Art/marc chagall

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i have a marc chagall tribe of issachar number in engish as 17/25 or maybe 27 it is signed on the right handside in pencil, on the left it has something in french d'artiste 17/25 how much do you think it is worth

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Karrie--sketchy info, but it sounds like you might have an artist proof, 'epreuve d'artiste' in French, of a lithograph from the Jerusalem Windows [Twelve Tribes].  No "Issachar" piece has come up for auction in a few years, but if you indeed have a piece from that suite, it could be worth $10-20 thousand.  I suggest you call Sotheby's or Christie's, who could estimate its auction price based on their extensive auction files.  Also, they would want much more detal, eg, size, litho vs etching.  Good luck.  Alan

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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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ART NEWS, ART IN AMERICA, FORECAST MAGAZINE, MALIBU MAGAZINE, PANTARBE.COM, MALIBU CHRONICLE, POTOMAC ALMANAC, GAITHERSBURG GAZETTE, ART DECOR, REGARDIES MAGAZINE.

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Undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgetown University and The American University

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