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I have an old oil painting without a signature and I'm trying to identify the artist.

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I have an old oil painting without a signature and I'm trying to identify the artist.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
Hi There~
Thank you for the request.
What is the size?
At your convenience, please send more clear, well-lit photos.
A complete image of the artwork including frame both front and back (do not remove from frame), a clear in-focus close-up of the signature, and a close-up of the surface so I can see the texture will be ideal.
When taking a clear close-up try using the macro function on your camera. It looks like a small flower icon. This will allow sharper focus at a closer-range.
If there is a toolbar with a paperclip icon showing on your board, then follow the steps on this link:
I look forward to seeing the images. If you are unable to send photos right away, that is fine – there is not a time limit here.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, Nora - the painting itself is 33" tall by 26" wide. The frame is 3". More pictures attached. There is no signature that I can find other than some pencil mark on the back of the frame that appears to be an S and a P.Susan
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the images.
Please allow me some time to look these over for you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The question is closed? There was no answer!
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
The question is still open - would you like to continue, or are you requesting to have this closed?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, Nora - I would definitely like to continue. I just got an email saying it was closed.Susan
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
I am not able to identify the artist of your unsigned painting.
I will opt-out here and your question will open again to all the experts. If someone knows the answer they will post a response to you here. You do not need to re-list your question and this does not cost you extra.
I will not be able to respond back after opting-out.
I do hope you find the information that you seek.