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.
Please tell me the size of your painting, not including the frame. Please do not remove from the frame.
Is the medium watercolors?
An artist by the exact name Robert A Hiers is not listed or known. Are you sure this is the spelling of the name on your painting?
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I have checked many sources both subscription sites and books.
Although the information on the back of the painting is glowing, Robert A Hiers, Sr., is not listed in any of the many places I research.
I could give you a value as "known" artist, but I do not want to mislead you.
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On today's market, your signed original pen and ink with watercolor painting depicting a rural building with phone lines can carry a high auction estimate of $200 - $400.
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