You are here:

Fine Art/identify a painting

Advertisement


Question
Hello, how are you? My name is Moe I am 24 years old and i found this
painting that appears to be pretty old but I am having a hard time reading the
signature. I was wondering if maybe you can help me. I believe the date on the
painting reads either 1680 or 1880. and the first 2 letters are J.R. but i cant
read the last name. e-mail me back whenever you are free and i will be more than
happy to send you a picture of the painting.

         Thank you,

Answer
Dear Moe,

I am fine. I hope you are doing well. I will take a look at the painting and signature and see if I can help. Please send clear high quality jpeg images of the entire front, back, and close ups of the signature and any other writing on the art; front and back. Also include the size of the art. Email to dolly12@aol.com.

Please include your original question in the body of the email and allexperts in the subject line.

Kind regards,
Dolly

Fine Art

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


Dolly D Headley

Expertise

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.

Experience

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.

Publications
The Fine Art Collectors News

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

©2017 About.com. All rights reserved.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]