|Red Skelton passed away on September 17, 1997 at the age of 84|
Red Skelton,was born on July 18, 1913 and died Wednesday September 17, 1997 at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, California, after a lingering illness. He was 84. He was a man of many talents. Along with the writing of children's books, needlepoint clowns, composing music, designing china plates, actor and clown, he is now being acclaimed as an important painter. Although his artistry runs the gamut of still lifes, landscapes, etc., clowns seem to be his forte. Red Skelton originals sell from $50,000 up.
His works are a sound investment in art, as well as a recognized collector's delight , revealing the man who painted them. His art work has proven its value with other contemporary artists and their worth has no limit. They are intensely moving, winning him the award... one of the highest honors an artist can receive. Critics acclaim them as a whimsical feeling that brightens and cheers every room.
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requests we receive each week we simply cannot answer them all.|
We must try to eliminate those who are "just curious" from those who truly need our services for insurance sake, placing up for sale, or to settle an estate. To accomplish this we must charge a very modest $40.00 fee for each piece requiring our expertise. We will research your item and provide a full description and submit the current value over our signature. For 34 years we have been fully licensed by two independent appraisal associations. We are not common merchants merely putting our opinion on a letterhead.
Therefore you can use our appraisals for any
legal proceeding you may encounter. We reappraise your items in the
years to come for only $15.00 per item to update your values. Please
photograph your piece from several angles and also from the reverse
side. Include copies of all related documentation and certificates of
authenticity. Enclose our $40 per item fee with your supplied photos
and documents and send directly to the address listed below:
Amir's Persian Imports and Red Skelton Art Gallery