Mangelsen great gray owl

Nov 01, 2021. 16:14 UTC
Mangelsen Great Gray Owl
James
United States of America

Category
Photography

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
Yes
Description

Image 16x20" frame 23x27"1978 photo from Jackson Hole, WY, valued by gallery at $1195. Limited Edition Collection of 1000 prints has sold out.

Provenance

Purchased from Mangelsen himself, who described the location (behind cabins at Jackson Lake Lodge) where we saw this very owl in a tree.

Answered within 3 days
Nov 04, 11:02 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$300 - $500 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi James,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
The gallery value is a retail price; the value Mearto provides is a fair-market value for auction and those prices are usually at least 1/2-1/3 of a retail value. A check of recent auction records for the artist show his nature photos are only bringing a few hundred dollars at auction, at most.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Thomas Mangelsen (American, b 1946)
Great Gray Owl, 1978
limited edition photo, numbered 779 from an edition of 1,000
Sheet 16 by 20 inches, framed 23 by 27 inches
signed and dated lower right
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired from a gallery / dealer
$300-500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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