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We have 4 colored pencil sketches my father purchased while

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We have 4 colored pencil sketches my father purchased while in Venice Italy in the early 60's and cannot make out the artists signature. Is there a database or service that could scan or recognize the signature by a photo of the signature.Thank you.Mark
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Nora replied 3 months ago.

Hi Mark,

There is not yet the technology or set-up for scanning an deciphering signatures and that is most especially because the vast majority of artwork in existence was done by unlisted or unknown artists. What you have ar actually hand colored etchings or prints and these were generally sold as tourist pieces by sidewalk or 'starving' artists. Depending on the size, these can sell for a highs of $20 - $45 each.

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Expert:  Nora replied 3 months ago.

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