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This is, an image of what I'm told is a Russian painting.

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This is, an image of what I'm told is a Russian painting. I'm most interested in the deciphering the artists signature.
The signature is not clearly written. It is purposely signed as if it were , " scrambled or blurry."
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

My name is***** and I am an IRS qualified fine and decorative art appraiser. It will be a pleasure to put my training, experience and research library to work for you.

It would help if I can see images of the painting. One of the whole work front and back plus one of the signature.

Here are instructions on how to send photos to this site. Go to: Or you can

email the photographs to***@******.*** attention Timothy in antiques.

I look forward to seeing your painting.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dear *****, I've sent four photos, the back of this painting is covered with paper, and has no labels or information on it's thank you
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for sending the images of the painting. I will see if I can decipher the name.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you!
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

You are welcome. Please be patient as I work on this for you.

Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

The signature is not in Russian, but English. The artist did not write distinctly enough to decipher. I will opt out and let one of the other experts have a try.

Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


At your convenience, please send a few more clear, in-focus images of the signature from different angles.