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Hello! I am seeking some direction. I have purchased a collection of art work by Charles Egri. He was a commercial artist in the first half of the last century. He did art for several New York magazines. His works are modern , industrial as well a some fantasy and organic styles. I would like to find a buyer or museum. His brother was more famous for the works that he did in Taos in the 50's. Any ideas?

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There are framed pieces and unframed, as well as early sketches.

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Hi my nam eis Tanya I am a certified appraiser and would be happy to help you. Please allow me to research this and post back with ways t sell this collection and whom to contact. I look forward to helping you. If you have photos of a few of these please post for review. Are they all different sizes or roughly the same size? I appreciate your help. To post here click on file upload , add files or the paperclip button and follow the prompts. I do know this artist I would like to review the types of art work you have. thank you again.

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Antique Expert: LadyTanya65, Certified Appraiser replied 8 months ago

Thank you for your patience. Here is a list of auction houses that would handle a collection of fine art to sell. They can go either as individual pieces or as a collection but you would talk to the auction house about how you would like to sell. I have provided links to each Auction House for you to look over and fil out the online forms providing a few photos. You will receive back what they feel they would bring at their auction of if the come is unable to help you. If they can not feel they would gain a high value they ay refer you to other options in selling. From what I have read on the artist he was a well known artist in his own right as well as doing exhibits with his brother and sister. I have found no current prior sells on his works of art. The list below is a variety of auction houses to contact from west coast to east coast. You have no obligation to go with one so you may wish to contact each of them and send them photos to se what each has to say on the art works and what the values would be. Auction houses do take a percentage of the sold value and that would all be presented to you in their final offerings.

Freeman's Auction House

https://www.freemansauction.com/selling-auction

Witherell's Auction House

https://witherells.com/sell/

Heritage Auction House

https://fineart.ha.com/free-appraisals.s?ic=Tab-Service-FreeAuctionEvaluation-121913

Dallas Auction Gallery

http://www.dallasauctiongallery.com/services/selling-at-auction/

Christie's Auction House - I would suggest Christie's as one to contact being located in New York he lived and worked in New York and may have a larger following of collectors in New York.

http://www.christies.com/selling-services/auction-services/auction-estimates/overview/

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Hi I wanted to check in and see if I may be of further help here on this art collection. I am happy to continue if you have more questions or thoughts Thank you Tanya

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