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Art Collecting

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Sculptures and paintings in all types of media are appreciated and collected by many people throughout the world. Finding, obtaining, identifying, and valuing these items can be a challenge, even to an expert. For help from other WikiAnswers contributors, ask your questions here. To help fellow contributors, browse the category and share your knowledge with us.
The Sistine Chapel from Michelangelo; The Mona Lisa from Leonardo  Da Vinci; The Parthenon of Ancient Greece; and The Thinker from  Auguste Rodin.
mainly oil on canvas or gouache on pape (he also did many prints  and designed)
More information is needed because there are huge numbers of Renoir  prints. Please post a new, separate question with the name of the  original painting and any information about the specific print  (date, source, etc.)
Akane-Iro Ni Somaru SakaComedy/School LifeA short and sweet anime with likable characters and what I thought to be a good story line. Although it was completely based on romance, they did not show much progress and all the romance was squeezed in near the end. Very good over all. 7.5/10Akikan!Comedy...
The Lee Reynolds painting is worth between 185 and 740 pounds.
Little Song was painted by Catriona Millar in January 2010 and is currently being exhibited at Thompson's Gallery 15 New Cavendish StreetLondonW1G 9UBPhone: +44(0)20 7935 3595Fax: +44(0)20 7935 3575Email: enquiries@thompsonsgallery.co.uk
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York was designed by  architect Frank Lloyd Wright.   The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is located in Bilbao, Spain and was  designed by architect Frank Gehry.   The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, which will be built in Abu Dhabi in the  United Arab Emirates, is...
I recently purchased a painting by this very artist and there was a biography attached to the back. It is typed on old, faded paper and this is what I can figure it to say: "The artist, the descendant of an old Hungarian family, has left Hungary in the wake of the 1956 revolution and is since that...
It's not worth as much as people are making out, if some body offered you 5k for it then I'd snap their hands off
Absolutely nothing! The Smithsonian museums are free to every one.
Check with a local gunshop to see if you can hire an appraiser. These were very common firearms, so may not be what the Smithsonian would have on its wishlist.
The Museo Picasso Malaga is located at Palacio de Buenavista, Calle  San Augustin, 8, 29015 Malaga, Spain.
Because computers can't reproduce pencils, so a Pencil signature indicates authenticity
The President of USA when Smithsonian Institution was establishedwas James K. Polk.
  In New York City, Michael Steinberg Fine Art. He had a solo show of large op/absract paintings there in 2007
No, t is fictitious painting made up for the sake of a novel
it is in a place called the huntington gallery and its a lovely painting. Its in the usa though.
How to Fix Broken Pottery, Ceramic or GlassA lot of people contact us, Lakeside Pottery, Ceramic School and Studio in Stamford, CT, asking if we can refire a broken pot and make it "perfect" again. A potter simply cannot refire a pot and make it whole again. The only thing that will fix pottery is...
Yes, Bartholomeu was s good and generous friend of myself and my family. he is a portuguese artist who taught at the slade in London for 35 years or so. he passed away recently afer a bought with cancer. Julian santa-rita juliansr@mwyusa.com
clouds symbolize fertility and the ethereal heights of heaven and quality of higher truth
If you have a private collection of art to sell to a museum, you need to get in touch with the director. Find a museum that collects pieces that have things in common with the pieces you want to sell. Unless the collection is very obviously valuable to the museum, you may want to consider displaying...
I just came from a consignment shop where there was a Kentucky  Derby painting by H. Hargrove.
  If you google an image search of his name, you will find two thumbnail photos of paintings in oil by him posted there. Unfortunately, I'm not sure you can get a larger image to post or not, but at least it is enough to answer the question for you.
The Artists Proof (AP) is the first print that the print-maker makes to the standard the artist is happy with, all subsequent prints should reach this standard. AP's are therefore #0 in the edition and worth more (sometimes a little, sometimes a lot, depending on the artist) than the numbered...
MDF, or Medium Density Fiberboard, is made of compressed saw dust held together by resin. It is a very common material for mass-produced furniture because it is much cheaper than solid wood and sturdier than particle board. Because it is made from recycled wood and otherwise unusable wood scraps,...
I know where this picture is. myrio38@yahoo.com well i have a sailbox picture of it and i wanted to know if it was valuable
HC= Hors de Commerce. An impression pulled outside the edition for the personal use of the master printer and the printer-collaborator, if any, or the publisher (the group or individual funding the project).HC An hors de commerce ("not for trade") proof, created in small numbers --- as few as five...
They get this really rich chicken to make one
I have a apinting by A. Werner of the "Street of Spring" in  Garmisch but cannot find anything about it...any help?
This panel, comissioned for the International Departure Hall at Jan Smuts Airport (now Oliver Tambo International Airport) in 1972 and which measured a massive 58 m x 6,5 m was completely and irreverently destroyed during the recent renovations to the airport. No attempts were made to dismantle and...
As of August 2014 the price of gold per gram is 41.14 US dollars.  The price of gold per ounce is 1279.70 US dollars.
to make FINGER paint you need: a few teaspoons of corn starch some cold water some boiling water vegtable food colouring...
colors of opaque object
  The history of a painting, or of any art object, is called its provenance. World famous objects usually have their provenance in suitable books on the subject. An art gallery will (or should) have the provenance of anything it sells. Hope this helps.
It is an interesting fact that Faberge eggs are made of gold,  enamel, and precious gems inside. Originally, it was a closely  guarded secret. Inside, each contained a surprise. Each egg was a  masterpiece. In 1891, for example, Fabergé presented the Azova egg,  carved from a solid piece of...
Using brightly colored blocks, students model mathematical relationships and ... drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the
Dr. Timothy Leary pushed forward the counter-culture values of  spiritual and chemical mind expansion. He began experiments on LSD  at Harvard and experimented on students who professed great  mystical and spiritual growth. He also pushed forward the value of  marijuana in terms of enlightenment...
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  == Answer ==     According to Toby E. Rosenthal's numerous biographical references, he was born in 1848 in New Haven CT. Family history has him born in 'Strasburg' in 1849. His famliy imigrated to Newhaven and then to San Franicsco starting in 1850.I believe his history was subtley...
  If they have birds painted on, we might be interested in buying them...   We have a yellow one with a magpie, perfect condition, we have been told it is worth around GPB 90 - 100.   Philip   France
The Tate Modern is free apart some major exhibits
  Tulsa Oklahoma   Tulsa Oklahoma
I bought a small charcoal drawing of a woman at prayer . 100.00 I have it in a public place people offer me 50.00 to 200.00 on a regular basis . I will never sell it . Duran Williams
  cut it in half and count the rings
Well, museums have importance for people who enjoy history, or who are very interested in one particular subject. There are Art museums, Railroad museums, dollhouse museums, and museums devoted to history, or the history of a certain area. There are many, many other types as well. For people who...
I personally think that a light blue, light pink and white go togther really well but its an opinion
I'd say wrap the painting in plastic and put it in a wide, thin strong cardboard box. Mark it as FRAGILE, so the postal service will handle it with care. Do not use paper towels or toilet paper to wrap the painting. Bits of the paper will get stuck to it. For a frameless portrait that you hang as...
  == Answer ==   Prints of Francis Davis Millet's Between Two Fires are selling very regularly on Ebay at the moment. The small one is 10 and a half inches by 9 inches with the actual picture being 7 and one quarter inches by 9 and one quarter inches, it sells for between $US5.00 and US$15...
Charles Burton Barber 1845 Great Yarmouth - 1894, was an English painter who attained great success with his paintings of children and their pets. During his lifetime Barber was regarded as one of England's finest animal painters and received commissions from Queen Victoria to do paintings of her...
hello my name is Jay, and i have bought a painting by Charles Burton Barber in a charity shop. its signed on the bottom right of the painting 'C Burton Barber 1893' i still do not know if this is the original painting or not and would love to get it seen by a professional but i do not where. if...
  I am trying to research this artist. I have an oil painting of the Champs E'lysse in the rain.....????
Red is a primary color, and does not consist of a mixture of two colors. The above answer is wrong, because red is no longer a primary color of pigments. Yellow and magenta make red. Red is still a primary color of light, but new discoveries have changed the pigment primaries. Anyone who says that...
    draw a lima bean with 2 little holes
Actually their are 31 aluminum Mountain Dew Bottles all together and 21 of them are the green label art bottles. They have the Collection which introduced 9 bottles then they had volume 1 which had 6 more bottles then they made volume 2 which had 6 bottles but also a secret chase bottle called the...
Richard used a 8x10 view camera
The painting is in the Victoria and Albert Museum and is not for sale. Many factors determine the value of a work of art. Auction prices can be a gauge, but the art market is always changing. Consequently, it is not possible to assess the value of a work of art until it is up for sale or auction.
I have a painting I love by R. Rosini that was purchased at an auction. I'm on the look out for other floral still life oil paintings by this artist.   Here's what I have found out about him:   R. Rosini: born in Mantova in 1924. Trained at the local art college for 3 years, and due to 2nd...
Geneva Switzerland has 12 museums listed on their website. There could be more. There are 12 museums affiliated to the Art and Natural History Museum Network. There are a dozen more not affiliated to the Municipal system that operate independently: The Cité du Temps, the Phillip Patek, etc.
Gangster who is softer. The word came from "imperial dogs" which the American rebel used to call the Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War. In modern society, this tend to address people who are weak, unimpressive and disappointing. Some example of it is the Mississippi Knight, Californian...
The Imperial Gangster Nation is a gang that is apart of the Folk Nation, Imperial Gangsters formed on the north side of Chicago, IL in the mid to late 1960's. The gang consists of people of all races & ethnicities, however the gang is mostly made up of Latinos.The Imperial Gangsters colors are...
He found he had the talent and the urge. That's why people become artists.
  About $10 plus the value of the frame   About $10 plus the value of the frame
  They don't have this anymore, they thouyght it was a dud, and stopped it.
I have apicture of indian plantion by Henry Cleenewerck 1889
no it is not real
Mandy C., mah home dawg, is 126 years old
I've had a beautiful painting by Burton Barben dated 1884 on my wall for years. Don't know much about him either and curious?
Answer . The Iselin- Jefferson Company was based in NYC. It was a factoring company providing financing to textile and clothing companies. Sell and Repent was the motto for this firm
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Try contacting Renay Nieto ( his wife) at Nietofineart.com. Ventana Fine art in Santa Fe once had these listed.
  Lisa Milroy (born 1959 in Vancouver) is a Canadian painter who now lives and works in the UK.
  Lee Quiñones, born 1960 in Ponce, Puerto Rico and raised in New York, is one of the most important graffiti artists. Some of his paintings belong in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art.