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Fine Art/William Dunn Knox 1820-1945


We have a landscape in oils by the above artist who I believe to be Australian, The signature looks the same as other paintings of his on the internet. How do I get the painting authenticated and valued

Indeed he is Australian. Signs his works in a blocky print WD KNOX.  Check with Sotheby's in London...Sothebys in Sydney has  brought his works to auciton.  Prices are generally in the US$5,000 to US$8,000 range.  Ocassionly higher.  

Good artist, I like his tonalist type beach paintings.  

Good luck.

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American Fine Art Paintings.
Oils, Watercolors, Sketches. Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century. Hudson River School, Pennsylvania Academy, Cape Ann artists, Ash Can, Woodstock, Florida Indian River, American Impressionists, etc. I can provide some background about artists and perhaps a rough appraisal or guidance towards obtaining a value. I am acquainted with many of the best American art dealers and auction houses. Original works only, I do not follow the print market. I do NOT field questions about prints.

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I have been collecting original American Fine Art for over 20 years. I have curated art shows, and I have served as a dealer, providing appraisals and guidance for the last 8 years.

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