Case of the Canvas Transfer

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Enservio Select was recently asked to appraise an original oil painting by Ettore “Ted” DeGrazia (American, 1909-1982). Born in the mining town of Morenci, Arizona, Ted DeGrazia became one of Arizona’s most prominent painters, illustrators, and graphic artists, resulting in his studio gallery being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  He lived most of his life near Tucson, and worked in his studio, open to the public, that he called “The Gallery of the Sun.” His signature work is paintings and illustrations of ‘angel-like’ Southwestern children, many of them of Indian and Hispanic descent. His original paintings are iconic and sought after worldwide and range from $10,000-$20,000 depending on the size.

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