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I received a old oil of a cottages/chickens ....From my aunt who was a Ice follies dancer/singer in the 30's ....The oil is very tastefull done.Very old world.She dance and hung around alot of celbs. She would have been 89 this year.The oil is signed jfH o-a-rring the easy part to make out is the (rring) the rest is ran together.There are several people who "want" this oil and they are making me VERY nervous.All help would be appreciated..Thanks Illinois

Dear Judy, I would be pleased to help you.
If you would like to send jpeg images to me please keep each image under 800 pixels, and send them as “attachments”, do not imbed them in your email. If you are looking for identification or opinion regarding your painting best would be an image of the front (just the painting, don't include your lovely living room or pick-up truck), the back, and close-ups of the signature, details of the brush-work, and any inscriptions or labels (use the macro setting on your camera for these close-ups). You can send this information to my email at and make your subject line “allexperts” so I do not bounce you as spam. It would be nice to receive feedback as I do this on my own time with no remuneration, free, no charge, nada.

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Daniel A. Hynes


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.


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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