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.
What is the size not including the frame? Please do not remove from the frame.
Also, does the signature look like the following?
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My name is***** and I am an IRS qualified fine and decorative art appraiser. It will be a pleasure to put my training, experience and research library to work for you.
There are at least 30 listed artists with the last name of Castel. It would help if I can see images of your painting. One of the whole work front and back plus one of the signature.
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I look forward to seeing your painting.