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Liros Gallery will provide written or verbal appraisals for the following forms:

Paintings: American & European; 16th century to the present.

Watercolors & Drawings: American & European; 16th century to the present.

Old Prints & Maps:

Icons: 15th century to 1917,

and inquiries about other forms of art.

The appraisal shall contain a description of the art and a value. The key element is that we authenticate the art in order to evaluate it.

We do not use a disclaimer.

Sample Appraisal

Friday, July 20, 2001


1. Rockwell Kent, 1882-1971, American school, Man Entering Doorway, ink drawing, 2 ½ x 3 ¾ inches, pencil signed lower right, Rockwell Kent, framed in 3/8” wood, condition-good. Value $2000.

2. Howard Russell Butler, 1856-1941, Princeton, NJ, Seascape, 1920’s, oil on plywood, 16 x 21 inches, signed lower right H. R. Butler, original 1 ½ frame, condition- good. Value $3500.

3. Harry Fenn, 1845-1911, Upper Montclair, NJ, b. Richmond, England, Thunder Caves- Otter Creek Cliffs, Mt Desert, illustration for Picturesque America,1872, (this work made him famous), ca. 1871, watercolor and pencil drawing, 9 5/8 x 17 5/8 inches, rag mat, 1’ wood frame, condition- good. Value $ $3500.

4. Felix Octavius Carr Darley, 1822-1888, Claymont, DE, Indian Battle, watercolor and pencil drawing, 5 ¼ x 8 ½ inches, inscribed “ To Rev. (?) P. Duggan from his friend F. O. C. Dareley, possible illustration for J. F. Cooper’s Last of the Mohegan’s, framed in rag mat and ½” black frame, condition-good. Value $4,500.
5. Stow Wengroth, 1906-1978, New York City, Conflict, (landscape with cows and an owl), brush and ink, 15 ¾ x 23 3/8 inches, signed, framed in rag mat and black frame, condition good. $4000.

6. Antonio Gasparo Jacobsen, 1850-1921, Steamer Vigilancia, The Vigilancia was a single screw steamer of 4115 tons built in 1890 for service between New York and South America, oil on canvas, 22 x 36, signed A. Jacobsen, 705 Palisades Av West Hoboken, NJ, condition- good: cleaned and wax lined. Value $25,000.

7. Albrecht Duerer, 1471-1528, Title Border with Putti holding the Pirckheimer Arms, Hollstein 281, wood engraving, 4 7/8 x 7 5/8 inches, collector’s mark Friedrich August in lower right corner, border used in five works printed between 1513-1517, condition-good- printed unevenly, strong impression at bottom and weak at middle sides, framed in rag mat and ½” gold frame. Value $2500.

Total Value $45,000.00

The above values are estimated at retail and are the opinion of Serge L. Liros



Liros Gallery guarantees all art sold to be authentic as described. There are no time limitations to the warantee.

For additional information contact Serge Liros at (207)374-5370 or email liros@lirosgallery.com