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Preparing for an Appraisal

Have on hand any documents that specifically relate to the artwork such as:

•purchase receipts

•family letters or oral history

•names of family members from whom the work descended

•articles or books that refer to the artwork or artist

•any information you have gleaned from your own research online or other methods

•any other pertinent information

Photograph the work if you can:

•take several snapshots of the front of the painting or sculpture

•close-up of the signature or any other markings if there are any

•photograph the back of the artwork

•detail of any inscriptions

If you can take a photo with your phone, you can text the images to me,

540-312-8463 or send as a file to my email:

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