Appraising art prints requires skill, experience, education, and the ability to describe and communicate value. The definition of an art print is art that was created to be mass produced. Art prints can be paintings, murals, water colors, mixed medi, or combined with other materials. In most cases art prints are often less valuable than original art by the same artist or in limited edition.

In appraising art prints the appraiser takes the following into consideration:

    • The identity of the artist
    • The condition of the art such as color fading, corners folding, or water damage
    • The composition or design of the piece and how it relates to the artists work
    • The lineage of the provenance of the art

Southwest Appraisal Specialists is a group made up of accredited appraisers with a variety of specializations including: antique furniture, books, coins, classic cars, dolls, guns, pocket watches, antique jewelry, contemporary, designer, and art jewelry, Native American jewelry, vintage jewelry, original art, art prints, sculptures, stamps, sterling silver, and writing instruments. Each appraiser has been tested and accredited by the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) or the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), and proven to be qualified to appraise the items listed as their specialty.

If you want an educated, accredited, and experienced appraiser to value your items, please call us at (915) 584-0022 or contact us by email at

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