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I have a large scenic pic and believe its an oil painting.  On the bottom it says Emmerson and the back says Windsor art products Illinois moulding co. p385-3 (628) and End of Day stamped in red...what do I have here

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Hi Dale,
You have a reproduction. Various American enterprises capitalized on a robust housing boom in the 1950s and 60s, manufacturing many treasures to hang upon newly constructed walls. A booming economy, renewed interest in all things European, and rising middle class all fostered a good environment for such endeavors. Windson Art Products/Illinois Moulding would have been one such outfit, and a little trolling on eBay will uncover other products by this concern.

Two British painters from the nineteenth century Percy Emmerson and Henry Emmerson are listed artists, but undoubtedly would have signed their full names to their original art. But you are free to research their works, if there be any doubt!  Meantime, enjoy your scenic pic!

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Stuart Cartwright

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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 am not expert in European art. I encourage you to send questions on European artists to other experts on this service. NO PRINTS:I encourage you to seek help on prints elsewhere. Two sites come to mind: www.artoftheprint.com and www.philaprintshop.com

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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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