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Hmm - interesting question.

My guess is that most art galleries nearby are only going to want to display/sell it if it is an original work. Art stores might consider taking it on a form of consignment, but they're going to want a significant cut. So would a gallery, but the store even more so, I would imagine.

This is a total Wild-a$$ guess, but I'm thinking you're going to lose 35-50% off the sale price by the gallery/store taking its cut. Is it really not worth putting on eBay/Craigslist/etc.?

If you do decide to go through art stores, I'd highly recommend shopping it around. You've got a real value there, and you should compete on price as well as quality (ex: a higher-end store might command a higher price, so while they may take a higher cut, you end up walking away with more). Basically, you can either enter the market yourself (eBay, etc.) or through an agent, who will want their share. It's time and hassle vs. money. That age-old dilemma. :)

Good luck. Hopefully someone else can help you out with a better solution.

Happy holidays,
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