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I have a painting (20X23) signed K. Baxy or K. Buxy. Either way I can't find anything about an author by this name with the exception of one who does rathre modernistic pieces. My oil is a mountain landscape. Can you help me with information on the artist? I have included a photo of the signature that appears on the lower left corner as well as a partial photo of the painting. Thank you for your time.

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Cheri,
This is not a name I recognize, nor can I find it in any art database.  From the partial picture of the painting, I would deduce this may be a fairly common, fantasy-inspired, mountain scene. A depiction of Shangri-La? Very likely quickly produced in a mass manufacturing shop overseas, with airbrushes. Not "fine art" but rather "commercial art" produced to end up decorating a wall, not for the creative urge of the artist who painted it. Not to say you can't enjoy your painting.  Don't bet your retirement on it. Worth about what you paid.  

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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.

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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.

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Bachelor of Arts Master of Business Administration

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