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Hi Dolly,
I have an oil painting rather large in size. Painting is of a village with huts, trees, bushes, and a peasant girl holding a basket. The artists name is C. Shain. Can you tell me anything about this painting?

Dear Ann,

I am not familiar with the artist. I will take a look and give you as much information as I can based on quality photographs. Email high resolution jpeg attachments of the full painting, back of painting, signature, and any other writing on the frame or canvas. You can email them to

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Dolly D Headley


I can assist with identification, acquisition, sell representation, and care of fine art prints and original paintings. Some of my artist specialties include Henri Toulouse Lautrec, California Artists, and the Modern Masters. I can also assist with information on getting professional appraisals and authentication.


Dolly D. Headley, owner of Headley Fine Art, LLC, has provided consultative art services to retail gallery clients in Sausalito, CA, and at since 1998. With over 14 years experience as a Senior Art Consultant, Gallery Director, and an extensive art research library; Ms. Headley has provided hundreds of people with her high quality personalized consultation services and solid guarantee of satisfaction. Dolly is a volunteer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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