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I have an oil painting that I have had for 35 years and the only thisg I know is it is showing a man about 65 years old who is wearing a red beret and he has a beard. It lokks like it was doen in the 18th or 19 century. Its either victor or viktor sillig, that was all the information that I have at this time. Can you please help me?

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Dear Julie, This is a German artist Viktor von Sillg (1806-1870). He was born in Dresden and known for paintings and prints of military subjects. There is not much more information on him. His paintings generally sell at auction under $1,000.
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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