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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
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I own a 24 x 48 painting from Everett Woodson,, which is larger

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I own a 24 x 48 painting from Everett Woodson,, which is larger than most.
What I also found interesting is this painting's size and the fact that Everett is spelled with only 1 "t" . Perhaps it is more valuable?
Much appreciated.
Doug
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 7 months ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.I will be pleased to help you.Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls.I give my best answers in writing when I have time to think about them.Sometimes a "Chat box" will pop-up asking if you would like a live conversation. Please know it is not from me. Do your measurements include the frame? If so, please send those not including the frame.Do not remove from the frame.What is the medium - oils, watercolors, etc? Please send a photo of the whole painting.To send photos you may use the "attach file" or "add file" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best. I look forward to your replies. Kind regards,Doris
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
it is oil and the measurements are just the painting
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 7 months ago.
Thank you for the information and photos.Please allow me time to research the data required by your question, calculate current values and write my answer should be back within 40 minutes.I shI thank you in advance for your patience.Kind regards,Doris
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 7 months ago.
I am not really sure your painting is by Everett Woodson. The signature on yours has some difference from his known signature. It may be by another artist. See the following image of a genuine Woodson signature that I found on at least two of his originals. Let's assume your painting is an original by Everett Woodson. Everett Woodson (1933 - )Missouri - Known for "Rural scenes with Barns""Everett Woodson was born September 3, 1933 in Independence Missouri. He is known for his "barn" paintings. The central theme of his paintings are barns in different types of settings, seasons and locations. Collectors of Woodson's work often will seek particular settings or certain seasons over others. His very large oil paintings are especially prized.It is not surprising that Everett followed the same path as his ancestors, several of whom also achieved national recognition as professional artists. Woodson received his formal training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kansas City. Mr. Woodson has earned several awards for his farmhouses and barns including first place at the Missouri State Fair, Mid-America Fine Arts League, and at the Truman Bi-Centennial.Mr. Woodson's genius is tied to reality and vividness of his subjects. "His barns are weathered and peaceful, his skies are threatening or somber, the snow is fresh or soiled" - J. Martin Fuller, KansasCity Artist Students Newsletter.Woodson's style is very distinctive and stands out wherever it is seen. He signs his paintings "Everett Woodson" and occasionally "E. Woodson".Source:Partially from an old typed description stapled to the back of one of Everett Woodson's paintings. The rest written by Scott Wilder, art collector and researcher specializing in Kansas artists." When assessing an artist's work, appraisers must look at sales of works by the same artist. Art gallery sales prices are private.We must then go to auction sales prices which are public. When using comparable work by the same artist, medium, subject matter and size are factors to be considered.Appraisers most often use price per square inch of previously sold comparable works by the same artist as a measure of value. Using this standard method of assessment, I was able to determine an auction value of $369. The lack of the second "t" actually lessens the value because it brings into question the painting's authenticity. If you wish to sell, these are my suggestions -The internet has your widest pool of buyers. To sell close to retail try the following -Try ads on sites such ashttps://www.artbrokerage.com/help/selling-arthttp://www.rubylane.com/arthttp://www.askart.com/Ads_Individual.aspxhttps://www.artnet.com/auctions/all-artworks/?utm_campaign=bannerad&utm_source=080514auctionsevergreen&utm_medium=linkhttp://www.artvalue.comhttp://www.artprice.com/marketplace/sell-an-artworkSome like Etsy.com where you can set up your store for free and the selling fees are small - 20 cents to list an item plus 3.5% of the final price.Or list with no fees whatsoever:http://forum.findartinfo.com/default.asp?CAT_ID=2A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.I hope I have helped you.If I can help you with further questions about this answer, please let me know before you rate me.All my answers are quoted in USA dollars.I endeavor to give realistic, honest answers in a timely manner.Please take a little time to give me a POSITIVE RATING NOW SO THAT I AM CREDITED BY JA for my knowledge, time and effort.Please do not rate me down because of system difficulty.Please let me know if you have difficulty with the site's rating system. To rate me, you should see 5 stars near my answer. 5 stars gives me the best rating.Kind regards.DorisIf you would like to use me on any future questions, requesting me expires in a short time. If you put my name (Doris) at the first of the question, that will make sure it gets to me.Thank you.

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