The painting is called the fiddler

Jun 06, 2020. 23:24 UTC
The painting is called The Fiddler
United States of America


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This is a copy of Marc Chagalls painting because I fell in love with his work back around 1967-1967.I painted this picture over 50 years ago on canvas board I think.It has been in my cellar up until the past 2 years.I am interested in whether or not it has any value.It is on my living room wall and I love it there.It is next to another Chagall painting that I did.I have three of his lithographs as well.Thank you.


I am the only one who has owned it because I painted it.It is roughly 51-53 years old.

Answered within 1 day
Jun 08, 14:55 UTC
By Georg

Fair Market Value

$100 - $250 USD

Insurance Value

$350 USD
What does this mean?

Dear James,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

The presented object appears to be a painting made in oil or acrylic paint on canvas with the measurements of 16" x 20". this painting is a copy after the famous motif "The Fiddler" by Marc Chagall. This painting was made by James Barber in the late 1960s.
Works by this artist were recently not offered and sold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 100 to 250 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,

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