How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Nora Your Own Question
Nora, Expert in Fine & Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Category: Appraisals
Satisfied Customers: 11319
Experience:  Liberal Arts BA College Degree, Post-Graduate Christie's Education in London, 10 Yrs Art World Experience in NYC, President & Founder own Corporation. Member AOA & ISA USPAP Compliant through 2017
Type Your Appraisals Question Here...
Nora is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

We have 4 colored pencil sketches my father purchased while

Customer Question

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: 7 months ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Nora replied 7 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.

Please take a moment to leave a rating by clicking the stars. If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.


Expert:  Nora replied 7 months ago.


Just checking in to see if you viewed your answer and if you are seeking further assistance?

Please let me know.



Related Appraisals Questions