Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.I will be pleased to help you.
We can assess a painting if you know the artist's name.
If you have the artists' names, please submit one painting per question.
Please let me know the sight dimensions of your painting not including the frame.
I also need the medium - watercolors, oils, etc.
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I have looked through all my sources for well-known artists' signatures. An artist that signed his name "Adrian" was not to be found.
I then looked for mid-19thC paintings by artists with the name "Adrian" as part of his name.
Again, I found no matches in style or subject matter by artists with the name.
When these two results occur, one must assume that the artist is a minor unlisted artist.
This does not mean your painting is not well-done. It means that the artist has not been nationally or internationally recognized for his/her work.
As I mentioned, your painting dates mid-19thC. The scene is a German tavern/pub venue.
Similar well-done oil paintings by unknown artists sell in retail art galleries for about $650-800 assuming excellent condition.
If you would like to sell, try the following -
The internet has your widest pool of buyers. To sell close to retail try the following -
I suggest the you try artbrokerage.com selling
Plus try ads on sites such as
Some like Etsy.com where you can set up your store for free and the selling fees are small or not existent.
A private seller to a dealer can expect 30-60% of retail value.
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