Fine Art/Trubner


Hi.  My mother-in-law inherited a Wilhelm Trubner original entitled "Lago Maggiore".  She recently tried to have it cleaned but the guy wouldn't touch it as he was concerned he wasn't professional enough and might ruin it.  The problem is there is a wood-borer in the frame and she is very worried about it being damaged.  Do you have any suggestions on how to deal with this kind of problem?  Also, do you have any idea (just ballpark) how much a painting like this would be valued at?

Wilhelm Trübner
German Realist Painter, 1851-1917

There is no way around it. You need a professional that does art restoration. Some collectors like the works left in their original condition. As for values, there are numerous references online for dealers and auction houses that have sold the works. It would take some time to put together a "fair market value" report.


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