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I found a piece of artwork in an attic.  In the bottom right corner it says The Henderson Lith. Co., Cincinnati, O. and centered under image reads, THE CRUCIFIXION Presented by the Association of "OUR BLESSED LADY OF VICTORY"  On the back in pencil is signature William Sheppard.  Can you tell me anything about this?  Thank you for any info you can provide!   Image is very detailed of crucifixion with many people and with one man on the right side looking out at viewer.

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William Shepard (1868-1948) was born in New York and lived in Kansas and Nebraska where he painted and had studios. He worked in a detailed, realist style. Your print while beautiful was mass produced and only has decorative value in the marketplace of maybe $75-$100.

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I have been researching,buying, collecting, dealing, and appraising 19th and 20th Century American Art (1850-1950) for the past 15 years. Ask me anything about this topic. I am a member of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers Association.

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Experienced in American Art from the period 1850-1950. This Includes Impressionism, Regionalism, Early American Modernism, Hudson River School, WPA. I have 15 years researching, collecting, dealing, and appraising in this field. Ran a Fine Art gallery for 3 years in Phoenixville, Pa. that focused on American and European art from the 1800's to contemporary works. Rare books focused on fine art monographs and catalogue raisonne.

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