How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Great House Antiques Your Own Question
Great House Antiques
Great House Antiques, Appraiser/ Researcher/ Entrepreneur
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 2191
Experience:  30+ years in all aspects of the Antiques and Decorative Arts Industry
Type Your Antiques Question Here...
Great House Antiques is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have an oil painting by Fritz Schipper, dated 1946 in

Customer Question

I have an oil painting by Fritz Schipper, dated 1946 in Germany. I need an appraisal for insurance but no one knows anything about him in Florida. I sent an email to Germany and the best I could understand from their information is that he was a clergyman that helped the Jews escape from Hitler. He hid out in the mountains. The painting is of a church in a valley at the foot of some mountains. Do you have any info?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 11 months ago.


There is no information of this German Artist. You will need to take this to an Art Appraiser in order for them to inspect this in person, they will be able to date it, and value it for you. They will also give you a written appraisal for your insurance company. If you need help getting a list of appraisers in your area I can help you with that.