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Any idea who the artist is? I think this came from Europe. It's definitely old. How old?
It measures 37" X 42" and has an old frame with wedges on the back of it. Here is a couple of pictures of it.
http://home.comcast.net/~openearth/art/art.htm

tommy

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Tommy--it seems vaguely familiar.  A few centuries ago, many artists did such scenes in that style.  If it is paper, it is a reproduction.  A canvas could be valuable, if an original canvas.  If so, it would probably be in need of repair.  Call Sotheby's.

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Alan Klevit

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I can provide sound advice on buying, collecting & understanding fine art, especially original works by 20th century masters and leading contemporary artists. I can also explain techniques used to create original works and offer tips on how to tell whether or not a piece is an original work of art.

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I have been active in the art world for twenty-seven years. I owned and operated four galleries and a wholesale showroom on both coasts. We specialized in original works by 20th century masters and emerging artists. I have been an art consultant, artist's representative, lecturer, auctioneer, and curator. I had a radio show for two years, "Today's Art World with Alan Klevit" [Washington, D.C.]; hosted two television shows on the arts for six years [Los Angeles Area]; have written for numerous local papers and international art magazines; and currently write a syndicated column, "The Art Beat." I conduct art auctions for charities throughout the United States, and am a frequent speaker/auctioneer on upscale cruise ships, and at civic organizations and local television shows.







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