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I have a letter to Joanna Eckstein, a prominent art patron

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I have a letter to Joanna Eckstein, a prominent art patron in Seattle. It is written in 1958 from Paris, with a signature consisting only of "K", with a small drawing of a painting he/she wanted to sell. Who could the artist be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Thank You for your question, my name is***** am a verified expert and will be working with you today.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
I have looked this letter over and I can not find a match for you. I will opt out of this question and open this up to other experts.
Thank you,
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year 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.

I will look for artists' signatures to see if I can find for you.

I may take a while.

Kind regards,


Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

I cannot find a match among the French artists of this period.

I will need to opt-out as well.

Looking for this signature is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

Kind regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is likely an American living in Paris. Does that help?