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I have inherited a watercolor painting which is unsigned.

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I have inherited a watercolor painting which is unsigned. How do I find its value?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.


This watercolor painting looks to have been painted in the 1980-1990 time period based on the style. It is likely a local painting that was done by an unlisted artist in the area where the person that owned it before you lived. It would be quite possible that it is signed under the double matting. The value of this painting by an unlisted, local artist is $40.00. If you do find a signature, take photos and I can re-assess.

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