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I bought an oil painting on canvas at an estate auction. I do not know if it was an American or European painter. I was hoping you could tell me as much as you can about the painting. Hopefully the artist. I can not tell from the signature. There is nothing on the back of the canvas.

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Bill,
I can't tell anything by the signature, but it looks
to me like a scene from the 'old world', quite possibly
Russian from the look of the onion-domed spire.

Trinity Auctions in Avon, CT or Gene Shapiro in NYC
handle quite a bit of Russian fine art. Both are found
easily on the internet.  Hope that helps at least a little.

Have a great day and enjoy your art!  

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Stuart Cartwright

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American Fine Art Paintings.
Oils, Watercolors, Sketches. Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century. Hudson River School, Pennsylvania Academy, Cape Ann artists, Ash Can, Woodstock, Florida Indian River, American Impressionists, etc. I can provide some background about artists and perhaps a rough appraisal or guidance towards obtaining a value. I am acquainted with many of the best American art dealers and auction houses. Original works only, I do not follow the print market. I do NOT field questions about prints.

Important to know
I am not expert in European art. I encourage you to send questions on European artists to other experts on this service. NO PRINTS:I encourage you to seek help on prints elsewhere. Two sites come to mind: www.artoftheprint.com and www.philaprintshop.com

Experience

I have been collecting original American Fine Art for over 20 years. I have curated art shows, and I have served as a dealer, providing appraisals and guidance for the last 8 years.

Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Arts Master of Business Administration

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