I have an A. Richter painting that I am not sure who the artist is. I looked up the name and got back Adrian Ludwig Richter from the mid 1800s but the painting I have looks nothing like the ones I found of his online. I exposed the frame to look for other marks but if you could tell me more about it I would greatly appreciate it. Age? Artist? Value(if any)?
Answer Dear Tony,
I reviewed my artist books and online lists to find an artist who signs A.Richter and paints in the same manner. Most of the listed artists were from the 19th century and I don't believe yours is that old. Without looking at it in person I cannot be certain of it's age, but I believe 20th century...likely mid-century.
Many street artists in cities will paint and sell their art to passing tourists. This may be the case, or the painter is a regional artist who does not show up on the secondary art market at this time.
I'm sorry I cannot be of further help on this. Keep doing searches for the artist and a similar painting signed as yours may show up with more information.
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