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Biography from Odon Wagner Gallery
"Karl Heffner (1849-1925) is best known for his panoramic views of expansive landscapes in northern Germany and also England. Born in Wuerzberg Germany in 1849, Heffner originally studied music in Munich. His studies in the arts began while working for and traveling with the English art dealer Wallis during the early 1870s.
Heffner was a pupil of Johann Nepomuk Otto, Adolph Stademann, and Adolph Hein***** *****er. In 1886 he was made an honorary member of the Academy of Munich, and in 1887 he obtained from the Prince Regent the title of professor.
He exhibited in Vienna and Munich, and at the Royal Academy and Grosvenor Gallery in London. In 1889 he received an honorable mention at the Universal Exposition in Paris. His works have been displayed in museums in Bristol, Melbourne, Munich, Rome and Sydney."
From my research, I was able to determine that your Karl Heffner lithograph created by another artist would have an estimated retail value of $300-375 assuming the signatures are original and that the condition is good. This value depends on sale geographic location.
In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-60% of estimated retail value.
Insurance replacement values are usually about 20% more than retail values.
If you wish to sell, these are my suggestions -
The internet has your widest pool of buyers. To sell close to estimated retail try the following -
Try ads on sites such as
Some like Etsy.com where you can set up your store for free and the selling fees are small - 20 cents to list an item plus 3.5% of the final price.
Or list with no fees whatsoever:
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