Fine Art/Oil painting

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I have an oil painting some

The signature is W Hill
The scene painted is a forest/creek landscape.
The label on the rear says T Eaton & Co. Montreal
The frame is of ornate plaster.
I wish to get some idea of its value
Thank you
Dara

Answer
Dara,

The T. Eaton Company, owned by the Eaton family from Toronto, was a fixture in Canadian retailing for many years and they did sell original works of art by Canadian, British and European artists in their larger stores.  I have no idea who painted the work you are asking about for I could not track down an artist named W. Hill that painted forest landscapes.  Since I cannot identify the painter I cannot provide you with an estimate of its value.

Cheers, Brent

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Brent Luebke

Expertise

19th Century to modern Canadian and western European fine art including paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and original prints.

Experience

Sixteen years as an art dealer in Edmonton, Alberta Canada.

Organizations
Edmonton Executive Association

Publications
Edmonton Journal newspaper, various online art websites.

Education/Credentials
Post secondary art history.

Past/Present Clients
Art Gallery of Alberta, University of Alberta, Glenbow Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, National Gallery of Canada.

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