Fine Art/marc chagall

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alan i had asked alittle bit ago about what you thought our marc chagall tribe of issachar would be worth.  i have a new question about this print you said it could be worth between $10,000 and $20,000.  i have had some people tell me that its only worth $3000 how do i sell this print for a fair price to me.  we need to sell it fast can you suggest anything.  i have found out that it is a solier edition artist proof signed and numbered 17/25.  confused and lost....

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Karrie--I 'guesstimated' full retail.  The internet, where people have no overhead, and there are people out there who might have bought the piece many years ago at a fraction of today's numbers, can sell for much lower prices, well, let's say, I'm glad I no longer operate 4 galleries.  Sorlier's pieces are based on Chagall paintings.  Chagall worked with Charles for 50 years.  Nothing wrong with a Sorlier, although they bring less than an original Chagall.  And remember, Chagall thought enough of how Charles depicted the originals, he [Chagall] was willing to sign his name to them, attesting to their quality and representation.  All that said, try EBay, probably your best bet.  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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