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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
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Who was harner munchen/1883?

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who was harner munchen/1883?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 10 months 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.

Are there any first initials to Harner?

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Doris replied 10 months ago.

Could the name be one of these:




Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it could be harnier or harmer.
Expert:  Doris replied 10 months ago.

The only artist that fits both the spelling and the dating of 1883 is Alois Harner, also known as Aloys Harner, a last half of the 19thC Austrian.

Your oil painting, as described with no picture, would have an estimated retail value of $500-900 as a decorative piece. This value assumes good condition and depends on sale geographic location.

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Expert:  Doris replied 10 months ago.

I forgot to mention that Munich (Munchen) is near the Austrian border. It therefore would have been a large city that the Austrian artist community would have frequented.

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