I have a Trood painting title "The Intruders".  Large oil on canvas purchased from Hammer Galleries in the early 60's.  Signed in red on left side.  Size is appr. 2ft by three feet.   Probably a little larger. As I am writing this email I am not in the city the painting is.    The theme is a mother dog with her pups climbing all under her and she is in a barn with two chained dauschunds coming in the barn door.  The painting is in excellent condition.   Have you any knowledge on this painting?   

Thanky you so much for your time.

William Henry Hamilton Trood (Br.1848-1899). He was not a long-lived artist, but his works are quite desireable. Trood specialized in painting genre, farm scenes, and animals. His paintings could go anywhere from $5,000-$40,000.

If I could be of any more assistance let me know. I have clients who might be interested in quality paintings such as yours.

I would love to see a picture.
Thank You, Joe.

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I have been researching,buying, collecting, dealing, and appraising 19th and 20th Century American Art (1850-1950) for the past 15 years. Ask me anything about this topic. I am a member of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers Association.


Experienced in American Art from the period 1850-1950. This Includes Impressionism, Regionalism, Early American Modernism, Hudson River School, WPA. I have 15 years researching, collecting, dealing, and appraising in this field. Ran a Fine Art gallery for 3 years in Phoenixville, Pa. that focused on American and European art from the 1800's to contemporary works. Rare books focused on fine art monographs and catalogue raisonne.

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