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canvass on wood frame oil painting, very old, 10 1/8 X 18 1/8.  Signed but hard to read.  Looks like P. or B Conllets or Conllek.  On the back of the canvess is has a 1" stencilled 8 M. B.  One the back of frame is says (hard to read) PSapeter__ Foucher, Maurice FOURNIQUET, 8, Ave. Jean - Arc, Orleans

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Dear David, If you like you can attach jpg images to an email to me at pirround@msn.com
An image of the front, the back, and close-ups of the signature and inscriptions or notations you mentioned. Please keep your images under 100k, and make your subject line "allexperts" so I do not bounce you as spam.
Cordially,
Dan

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Daniel A. Hynes

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Collecting, buying, selling, identifying, and caring for paintings, drawings,and watercolors (19th and early 20th century American and European). No prints, contemporary art, or works executed after 1940.

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35 years as a fine art dealer, including 3 years as a gallery director. Also was art expert for Leslie Hindman's Auctioneers, and for Dunning's Auction.

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