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Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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I have a small framed oil on canvas of a tree in a field at

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I have a small framed oil on canvas of a tree in a field at sunset. It is signed JOSEPH ADAMSTOWN in block print. Where can I find other examples of the signature and find out if it is worth anything?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello,
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At the local Library there is a book on Artist Signatures, you can locate the signature used by this artist if they are recorded. The ones that are recorded in books and data bases are the ones who have become famous. There should be several books at the library.

Googling this Artist name does not bring up any information and it is not located in any of the art data bases me subscribe to. Nothing with this name signed like this. There are a few Adamstown listed but, nothing with Joseph or signature like this.

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Glenda