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Hi, We are doing a fundraiser for a friend in need of a liver transplant, and a beautiful oil painting was donated for us to auction, however we cannot make out the signature other than a first letter of "F" and have no idea of the value. I am hoping you may be able to assist with who the artist might be. There is a stamp on the frame that says - Made in Spain by Francisco LLOP? for Gaines-American Moulding Co. New York - and there is a white label that has the computer printed numbers 4DXM032210 - possibly from an auction? I have several high resolution photos including signature close ups available to send. The canvas is 35 3/4 x 23 1/2. We would certainly appreciate any help you can provide to identify this painting. Thank you very much in advance.

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Dear Tracey,

I will be happy to take a look. From your photograph it does not appear to be a masterpiece by a major artist such as Bierstadt; but maybe I can identify the artist and give you more information. It is a pleasing image and hopefully will bring a nice price for your fundraiser. Send jpeg images to dolly12@aol.com.

Kind regards,
Dolly

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Dolly D Headley

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I can assist with identification, acquisition, representation, and care of fine art prints and original paintings. I can provide information that will assist you in determining the value of your art; but I do not give valuations on allexperts.

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Dolly D. Headley, owner of Headley Fine Art, LLC, has provided consultative art services to retail gallery clients in Sausalito, CA, and at www.headleyfineart.com since 1998. Her experience as a Senior Art Consultant, Gallery Director, researcher, and an extensive art research library; has allowed her to provide people with personalized consultation services. Dolly is a volunteer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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The Fine Art Collectors News

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Bachelor of Science. Self taught in art with thousands of hours research and retail gallery consulting. Personalized mentorship from various experts in the industry.

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