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%%STATE%% Agreement to Sell Works of Art

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This is an agreement for a buyer to obtain the exclusive rights to sell, arrange, and exhibit an artist's works of art for a period of time, subject to certain conditions. The agreement contains standard provisions as well as opportunities for customization to fit the specific needs of the parties. This agreement is useful to an individual or business located in %%STATE%% that is seeking to sell, arrange, or exhibit works of art or to an artist seeking to have his or her works of art sold.

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									Agreement To Sell Works Of Art
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                           This Agreement to Sell Works of Art is intended to be used if you wish to sell work of art
                           of an artist or vice-versa. This agreement provides an artist to appoint people to sell his/her
                           art on commission basis for a specific period of time. This document is intended to ensure
                           that financials of each party are kept clear.
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                                                                                                    Attorney Drafted
                                AGREEMENT TO SELL WORKS OF ART

The    following    constitutes   the  entire  agreement  with   respect    to    the    sale   by
________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the Buyer’s name] ("Buyer") of sculptures,
drawings and graphics created by ________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the Artist's
name] ("Artist"):

1. For a period of ___________ (___) [◊ four (4)] years commencing on the date of this agreement, Buyer
   shall have the exclusive right, in any part of the world, to offer for sale and to authorize others to offer for
   sale, all items of art works created and owned by Artist. Artist shall initially deliver each such item of his
   work to Buyer at such location as may be designated by Buyer.

2. During the period of ___________ (___) [◊ ten (10)] years, Buyer shall have the exclusive right to
   arrange, and to authorize others to arrange, for the publication and/or sale, in any part of the world, of
   books and catalogues containing illustrated reproductions of the artwork of Artist.

3. During the period of ___________ (___) [◊ two (2)] years, Buyer shall arrange for exhibitions of Artist's
   works in the Cities of __________________, __________________ and such other places as the parties
   shall jointly determine. Buyer shall be responsible for all of the expenses of such exhibitions, including
   advertising and catalogue costs and insurance, Buyer covenants that the artwork will be insured against
   all risks and casualties for its full value. Any and all insurance proceeds on account of any such risk or
   casualty will be paid to Artist. Buyer shall provide Artist with all relevant information about his/her
   insurance coverage for the artwork if Artist requests this information and shall bear the entire cost of
   storing all items of Artist's work delivered to Buyer pursuant to this agreement. [Instruction: Delete or
   modify this clause if artist does not wish to have exhibitions in certain cities for a period of time.]

4. The parties acknowledge that Artist has furnished to Buyer photographs of each item of Artist's works
   owned by Artist on the date of this agreement. The price at which Buyer shall offer each such item for
   sale shall not be less than the price set forth on the back of such photograph. The parties shall jointly
   determine the minimum sales price to be charged as to those art works to be created by Artist during the
   term of this agreement. Minimum prices may be changed from time to time in such manner as shall
   jointly be determined by the parties. [Instruction: Please provide price of each item at the back of
   such item.]


5. Upon the sale of any of the art works covered by this agreement, Buyer shall be reimbursed, from the
   actual net proceeds of sale, for any initial shipping cost advanced with respect to such item. In addition
   and as compensation for Buyer's services in effecting the sale of a particular work, Buyer shall be entitled
   to retain ____ (__ %) percent [◊ twenty (20%)] of the balance of the net proceeds of the particular sale,
   as and for Buyer's commission for having effected such sale, with the remaining ______ (___ %) percent
   [◊ eighty (80%)] percent of such balance, less any amounts otherwise due to Buyer under this agreement,
   to be paid to Artist on a quarterly basis.


6. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of
   Washington and shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the respective executors, administrators,
   successors and assigns of the parties.
Dated: _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20_____

Buyer:

________________________________
    [Buyer's Signature]

________________________________
    [Buyer's Printed Name]


Artist:

________________________________
    [Artist's Signature]

________________________________
    [Artist's Printed Name]
Note: Carefully read and follow the Instructions and Comments contained in this document for your
customization to suit your specific circumstances and requirements. You will want to delete the
Instructions and Comments from open bracket (“[“) to close bracket (“]”) after reading and following them.
You (or your attorney) may want to make additional modifications to meet your specific needs and the laws
of your state


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