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Are you able to tell me anything about a painting we were given in 1981 - Bush scenery and background mountains by CW Lai - it appears to be an oil painting. Size 2 and a half feet by 2 feet, framed. Perth Western Australia.
Thank you.

Dear Sheena,

I found another painting by an artist using the same signature from Australia. The estate was also unfamiliar with the artist. He/she may well be a regional artist that has not reached international acclaim.

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