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 Glenda B. Your Own Question

Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser
Category: Appraisals
Satisfied Customers: 2833
Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs. Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
53729464
Type Your Appraisals Question Here...
Glenda B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a museum print editions oil on a medium looks like a

Customer Question

I have a museum print editions oil on a medium looks like a cardboard. Artist is signed on lower left willette. Painting is named ballroom. Any idea of the market value. Lithograph is in excellent condition. It has been in my grandmother 's attic for some time. It is in a gold colored frame. Hope this helps.
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 16 days ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques and art collector as well as dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you. Please know I do not send pop-ups. Thoughtful responses take time.

Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment.

Please send a photo of the lithograph front and back.

Can you send a photo of the signature?

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the signature.

To send photos you may use the "add files" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best.

An explanation of this method can be found here:

http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-hl

Please tell me this size not including the mat or frame. Do not remove from the frame.

Is the lithograph numbered?

Kind regards,
Doris

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
21 1/4 by 17 inches
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Here are the rest of the pics
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 16 days ago.

Thank you for the photos.

Is the lithograph numbered?

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 16 days ago.

Why do refer to this as a lithograph?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
It has texture that is why I think it is a lithograph.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Please cancel my call
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 15 days ago.

I do not accept requests for phone calls. I give my best answers in thoughtful writing.

Besides, you will have an assessment to print out. There are extra charges for phone calls. I do not send pop-ups.

I cannot cancel your request for a phone call. You will need to do that via customer support. I did not send the pop-up for the phone call service. That is done by the site.

http://ww2.justanswer.com/help

Or by phone:

US/Canada 1.***-***-****
Available 6am to 9pm PST

International
Australia 1800-679-634
New Zealand 0800-452-621
United Kingdom 0***-***-****
The rest of the world 1-***-***-****

Kind regards,

Doris

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 15 days ago.

The reason the piece has texture is that the paper/canvas it was done on, had texture.

It is definitely not a lithograph but a print on textured medium. If it were a lithograph, it would have that information on the back. If you look at the back information, it simply states a museum print. These are normally sold in a museum gift shop.

If you wish, I can continue to give you value.

I truly wish I had better news.

Kind regards,

Doris