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Hi Holly,

I'm trying to identify an oil painting I have.  I don't have much information on it.  If you can help identify the painting or at least the artist, that would be great.   thanks
Kevin

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Dear Kevin,
I checked the signature with my artist books, but cannot locate an artist that would be a consideration for your painting. Though of better quality than most that I see, I believe your painting is from a mass production company, probably in China, and sold at "starving artist" shows held across the country in hotel convention centers. The scene is fairly common in the commercial art business. Without inspecting in person I can only give you an educated opinion. You may want to take it to a local art/antique expert to get an opinion based on seeing the piece in person. I hope this is helpful.
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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