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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs. Best of City Two Years.Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum
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Also have Sexauer lithographs "Enchanted Iles"

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Also have Donald Sexauer lithographs "Enchanted Iles" -what are they worth?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Doris 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.

What size are the lithographs and how many are there?

Kind regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2 that are 14 x 22 inches,
4 that are 8 x 11,
1 that is 6 x 8
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Few more images attached
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the sizes. I could not find the book but I can research the lithographs now.

Please allow me time to research the data required by your question, calculate current values and write my answer.

I should be back in 20 minutes.

I thank you in advance for your patience.

Kind regards,


Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Donald Sexauer (1934-2003)

"Sexauer studied at Edinboro State College and Kent State. He has earned many commissions and his work has been widely exhibited. His work can be found in the New York Public Library, the Boston Public Library, Smith College and the Butler Institute. Sexauer is currently serving as Dean and Chair of Printmaking at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina."

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, I was able to determine the following retail art gallery values for your Donald Sexnauer "Enchanted Isles" lithographs:

14x22" - $660 each

8x11" - $200 each

6x6" - $80.

A private seller to a dealer can expect 30-60% of retail value.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you , another painting - " Rainy Night in Georgia " by William Hinnant
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How much is that worth?
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

I am so sorry but it is against site policy to stack questions. Once I have answered the original question, I cannot answer a new question in the same thread.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry. Wasn't aware of all regulations.
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for understanding.

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