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AppraiserJM, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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Can you tell me what my Aunt's painting is valued at. It is

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Can you tell me what my Aunt's painting is valued at.
It is by james Colway. This is 776 of 1500
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is*****'m a certified appraiser, and I'd be happy to help.

This is a print, a lithograph, not an original painting.

Could you please upload an overall photo so I can tell which image it is? Also, is there a title on it, usually in the lower right corner?

Jennifer

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is a lithograph # ***** of 1500. There is no title. Other than his name of James Colway. There is an artilce on the back tht states who he is and this is a reproduction of an autographed edition. The letter comes from Herbert Chase of Chase Galleries in NY. The picture is of a covered bridge over water
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.

This image?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.

Thank you.

This print, "Covered Bridge and Fisherman," most recently sold through EBTH for $9.00, framed. (That was #450/1500).

Unfortunately, Colway lithographs rarely, if ever, resell for more than $50.00.

I'm sorry for any disappointment this may cause.

Sincerely,

Jennifer