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Hi there - I am not sure if you are the right person so ask, but here it goes.  Several years ago I came across a piece of art that depicted a man sitting near a window smoking a cigarette with a woman lying in bed still asleep.  It looked as if the two of them had just slept together and that the man was somewhat ashamed of his actions and reflecting upon them as he looked out a window.  I truly fell in love with this piece yet I have been unable to find who did it and what it was called.  If you can help find out who did this piece and what it is called it would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

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Brad--the subjedct matter and literal style virtually eliminate the artist having any stature.  It could even be a still photographed from a movie set.  Frankly, it is the kind of stuff a slew of artists would create.  Be sure of the medium.  If it is print [reproduction on paper], it has minimal value.  A painting, ie, real paint on canvass could be worth more.  Good luck.  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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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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