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rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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A signed painting by Arthello Beck, the piece appears to be

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a signed painting by Arthello Beck
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: the piece appears to be signed by Mr. Beck in paint with the numbers "01" under his signature
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: then on the mat it says Arthello beck with a check mark
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 10 months ago.


My name isCustomerand I would love to help.

Expert:  rarewares replied 10 months ago.

This is a painting by African American artist Arthello Beck (Texas, 1941-2004).

This piece was painted in 2001 and would have a value of $4000.00 to $5,000 as an original painting.

If this is a lithographic print (most likely), it would have a value of $75.00 to $100 based on recent sales of his prints.

He painted in oil and oil paintings do not need to be matted or under glass, so I get the indication that what you have is a print.

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Expert:  rarewares replied 10 months ago.

I am following up to see if you have read your answer and need further help with this item.
Please do let me know.