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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
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I have a Christian Nesvadba original " From the heart " what

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I have a Christian Nesvadba original " From the heart " what might it be worth
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.I will be pleased to help you.Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls.I give my best answers in writing when I have time to think about them.Sometimes a "Chat box" will pop-up asking if you would like a live conversation. Please know it is not from me. Please tell me the size of your painting not including the frame. Do not remove from the frame. Then I need the medium - oils, watercolors, etc???? Kind regards,Doris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is an oil
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Oil
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.
Size not including frame. Do not remove from frame.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
24x36
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.
You may have already seen this, but just in case you have not, I will include the information here:Biography from Simic GalleriesChristian Nesvadba (Austrian b. 1977-d. 2008)"Christian Nesvadba was born in 1977, the son of the established and respected artist, Gerhard Nesvadba. Christian was born into a family with an artistic heritage for several generations.Visiting the regular school system, Christian's talent for drawing was soon recognized by his teachers and he changed to a school specializing in drawing and engineering. This school turned out to be too technical for Christian, and he decided to devote himself to a more artistic career in painting.Christian's first and foremost tutor and mentor was his father, Gerhard, who is a well-known and highly successful artist. Christian's first paintings were done on his father's easel. While painting there Christian could learn a great deal from his father. It was not long before he developed his own sense of color and style, bold, fresh and vibrant: a new style of painting for a young artist with new ideas of his own.Christian Nesvadba loves flowers. He travels extensively and is an ardent photographer, always collecting new ideas for his painting subjects and compositions. His view of flowers is a very personal one. It is not so much the exact botanical form, it is the color, sometimes the explosion of colors that he expresses in his paintings.His career began in 1997 when he was awarded with the "Kulturfonds" award: a highly prestigious award in Austria.Christian Nesvada died tragically in a car accident in 2008." Please read carefully: When assessing an artist's work, appraisers must look at sales of works by the same artist. Art gallery sales prices are private.We must then go to auction sales prices which are public. When using comparable work by the same artist, medium, subject matter and size are factors to be considered.Appraisers most often use price per square inch of previously sold comparable works by the same artist as a measure of value. Using this standard method of assessment, I was able to determine an auction value of $755 for your 24x36" oil painting by Christian Nesvadba. If you wish to sell, these are my suggestions -The internet has your widest pool of buyers. To sell close to retail try the following -Try ads on sites such ashttps://www.artbrokerage.com/help/selling-arthttp://www.rubylane.com/arthttp://www.askart.com/Ads_Individual.aspxhttps://www.artnet.com/auctions/all-artworks/?utm_campaign=bannerad&utm_source=080514auctionsevergreen&utm_medium=linkhttp://www.artvalue.comhttp://www.artprice.com/marketplace/sell-an-artworkSome 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:http://forum.findartinfo.com/default.asp?CAT_ID=2A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.I hope I have helped you.If I can help you with further questions about this answer, please let me know before you rate me.All my answers are quoted in USA dollars.I endeavor to give realistic, honest answers in a timely manner.Please take a little time to give me a POSITIVE RATING NOW SO THAT I AM CREDITED BY JA for my knowledge, time and effort.Please do not rate me down because of system difficulty.Please let me know if you have difficulty with the site's rating system. To rate me, you should see 5 stars near my answer. 5 stars gives me the best rating.Kind regards.DorisIf you would like to use me on any future questions, requesting me expires in a short time. If you put my name (Doris) at the first of the question, that will make sure it gets to me.Thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm suprised and shocked by this value , I paid $3500 . for this in 2004
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.
Please note, the value I gave was the AUCTION value.This is what the value was based on: When assessing an artist's work, appraisers must look at sales of works by the same artist. Art gallery sales prices are private.We must then go to auction sales prices which are public. When using comparable work by the same artist, medium, subject matter and size are factors to be considered.Appraisers most often use price per square inch of previously sold comparable works by the same artist as a measure of value. Two auction sales of Christian Nesvadba oils: 43 x 35,5" sold for $762.13.5 x 23,5" sold for $406 Your painting is 23 x 36" so estimated auction value would be $766. Retail art gallery sales are not public. Retail art gallery prices are subject to the whims/tastes of the gallery owner. Also the location city of the gallery can really change prices. Large cities or cities where the artist is well-known will ask higher prices. I hope this helps you understand better the methodology commonly used by appraisers. Kind regards,Doris Please do not forget my need for a positive rating.Thank you.