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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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I have a painting by. We think is hehrich date 58 it is a picture

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I have a painting by. We think is hehrich date 58 it is a picture of a place where my father hunted close to darmstot germany and it is done in oil paint. My father was a member of the rod and fun club and I think the arrest was to.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
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 send a photo of the painting.
To send photos you may use the attach link you see on your reply page.
If it is not there then you may use the free internet photo site Use the following instructions:
Go to
a. Click "Computer"
b. Find the photo file on your computer that you want to send
c. Click open on the file
d. You will see a Start Upload link on the page.
Click on it
e. Your image will appear on the screen
f. Highlight and copy the address link under Direct Link
to the right on the imgur page
g. Paste that link into your reply box on Just Answer
Also I need to know the dimensions of the painting as well as the medium - oil, watercolor, etc.
Kind regards,
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Well it will,be a while on sending a picture I drive a truck long dissidents but it is about 4 feet by 2.5 to 3feet wide the picture it self is ruff to the tuch or thick.
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Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
I now see where your painting is an oil. Do you know the first name or initial of the artist. There is an Otto Heinrich and a Ernst Heinrich.
Kind regards,
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
I believe your painting is by Otto Heinrich because he was much more prolific, painted landscapes and painted larger paintings like yours.
I will research paintings by Otto Heinrich for you.
I should be back soon.
Kind regards,
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
When an appraiser assess a painting, he/she must look at auction sales because the prices are public. Art gallery sales are private.
Auction results for Otto Heinrich:
35.83 x 35.83" - Historia, etc. - 9.18.14 - Sold $1789
31.8 x 42.15" - Galerie Bassenge - 11.28.13 - Sold $5170
27 x 25.59" - Bolland & Marotz - 7.10.10 - Sold $3291.
Taking into consideration the size of your painting, we need to look at the higher value range. My experience indicates that your painting has an auction value range of $4500-5500 assuming the painting is in good condition.
A retail art gallery would charge double or triple the auction sales price.
A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of retail value.
I hope I have helped you.
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Kind regards.
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
Hi there!
I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?
Let me know,