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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of Nashville Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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A. Makk serigraph painting stage coach at the store

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A. Makk serigraph painting stage coach at the store
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.
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What is the size of your serigraph?
What is the subject matter/title of your serigraph?
Kind regards,
Doris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Size about 40x50".
Subject is a stagecoach with horses parked in front of a building with store and saloon on bottom and bank and hotel on top.
A winter scene.
Signed
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Amerigo Makk (born 1927 )
"A painter of Old West, frontier genre in Impressionist style, Americo Makk was born in Hungary and moved to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1967. He used books and museums for initial research of his subject matter and then visited Indian reservations and western towns for first-hand observation. He has also done portraits, including one of President Jimmy Carter that was presented to the White House by the President of Hawaii.
He studied at the Hungarian National Academy in Budapest and won a scholarship to Rome, where he won the Vatican Portrait Award. He and his wife, Eva Lolusa were both appointed Professors at the Academy de Bellas Artes in Sao Paulo, Brazil. There they became official artists of the Brazilian government.
In 1962, they came to New York City to escape Brazil's political instability. He began his western theme painting when the Los Angeles Museum sent him to sketch ranches in California, a subject he also pursued in Texas."
My research indicates that your very large 40 x 50" signed Amerigo
Makk serigraph has a retail art gallery estimated value of $8960.
A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of retail value.
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Doris
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Hi there!
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Doris