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Hi, This came from my grandmother's house and I know nothing about art. The frame measures 38" X 20 1/2". I can't find an artist name on the front and I haven't taken it out the frame yet. I took a close up of an area to give you a better look. Any information would be helpful. Thank you for your time.

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Dear Alaina,
It is a beautiful piece, but without an artist name I cannot give you much information. It does appear to be a pastel drawing, but I cannot tell if it is original or a print. The scene may be Dutch. The best thing to do is take it to a local art/antiques dealer to get an opinion on the arts' medium. If it is in a vintage frame I would have it removed and framed with acid free materials. You may find an artist name or signature in the margin or on the back of the art. I hope this is helpful.
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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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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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