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AppraiserJM, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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Experience:  Certified Appraiser, Appraiser's Association of America. USPAP qualified through 2015.
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I have a painting the i think is a Suzor-Cote. How do i go

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I have a painting the i think is a Suzor-Cote. How do i go about eating it appraised?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.
Hi, my name is***** a certified appraiser, and I'd be happy to help.
Is there a signature you could photograph?
Is the work on paper or canvas? Is it possible to photograph the back?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It doesn't appear to be signed. It's canvas glued to wood.I removed it from elegant breakfast room "French" panels that were believed to have been from Thomas Fortune Ryan's home in NYC. He was an avid Susie cote fan.
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.
Without a signature, it can't be appraised without first being authenticated. (Appraisers are not authenticators.) Authentication would need to be done in-person, as it would require a close examination of materials and methods.
Where are you located, approximately? I can see if I can find some authentication options for you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm located in the albany by area. But I'm also in NYC a few days a week.
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.
OK. Authentication would likely need to be done in Canada.
But try talking to Doyle New York, they handle his work periodically. Or the Spanierman Gallery.
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