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How do I know that the price is right?
Can I Try To negotiate a better price?
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Am I getting a bargain?
Shouldn't I buy only famous prints?
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Can I negotiate a better price?

You can try. Some dealers are open to it, some aren't. Some are amenable on some items but not on others. If you feel that negotiation is necessary (meaning that you want the item in question but would not buy it at the asking price), be quietly discrete about it. "Is there any way you would consider a lower price for it?" is better than "How much to me?" But be prepared to be ignored or shown the door if the dealer has an antipathy to such things. In an auction house, of course, you don't negotiate anything. You pay more than anyone else bidding is willing to pay or you go without.