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Hello,
I have what looks to be an original oil painting on canvas. It appears to be very old.  I fell in love with this painting because of the way that the artist captured light.  I would love to have more of his/hers work, but I can't read the signature.  There is a signature on the middle/bottom of the painting, but it looks more like the name of the painting because it has an exclamation mark after the wording.  There is writing on the back of the canvas that says the same thing, but under that it looks like a signature that starts with an F and is maybe 10 characters long and a last name that looks like it starts with a T and is maybe 3 or 4 characters long.  Under that it says "Venice" and then some other writing that I cannot make out.  There is a sticker on the back also that says "Anhalts bookstore and Bindery" 1710 Belmont Ave Chicago IL. Because I can only send one picture, I have sent a picture of the painting.  If you want me to send pictures of all the writing please let me know where I can send those.  Thank you

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Dear Julie,

Please send high quality jpeg images to dheadley@headleyfineart.com. Take clear photos of the front, back, and close up of all writing. Please put your above question in the body of the email. I'll try to help you out.

Kind regards,
Dolly

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Dolly D Headley

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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.

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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. 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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Member of the Association of Online Appraisers.

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The Fine Art Collectors News

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

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