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i was going through my uncles old house after he died 20 years ago with family members doing a clean up and i saved a picture from the rubbish heap it looks quite old and would be a watercolour or a print of a water colour. the only indication of the artist is a funny looking initials R.F ? in the bottom right hand corner NO DATE.
the picture is of a house or mill in an australian bush scene i would say it was circa 1920-1940 but i realy love this artwork and would like to know who the artist is or was
can you help me in any way
kindest regards richard

The last few times I helped someone in this situation, the art turned out to be production art. It takes quite a bit of research to find answers if we have only initials to work with.

Look for any small writing on the back or anywhere arond the edges of the image.  A copywrite etc.


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I can answer questions about Salvador Dali. While I cannot do FREE APPRAISALS, I might be able to help you sell your works. I can also help with Chagall, Miro, Picasso and other 20th Century Masters.

Questions about a type of art or medium can be answered with one response in most cases. Technical issues are easier to deal with than specifics about an artist. If you need help finding values or history on an artist, it will probably involve research that can sometimes take hours to complete. If you have more than one image to send, I will give you an alternate email address as this system cannot handle multiple images.


Late 70's early 80's Worked for a printer and learned the art or Lithography. Early to mid 80's Managed a publishing company that produced fine art both living and reproductions of the masters. Mid 80's to 2003 Senior Art Consultant with well known broker of Dali, Picasso, Miro, Chagall,Vargas,Max,Warhol and others. 2004 - 2005 Independent Art Consultant. 2005-2006 Beverly Hills Art Gallery(Living Artists) 2006 - Present Salvador Dali Society. Senior Art Consultant.


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Studied Art History, Methods of printing, Various Mediums. Studied anatomy, sketch art, Complex shading technique, Acrylic technique. Bloch books(Picasso),Salvador Dali publications(extensive). 30 Years life Experience in the arts as an artist, fine art broker,Gallery Director,art consultant.

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