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I have a picture by Ito Hiko dated 1955, 20" x24" without frame. How can I tell if it is reproduction vs water color (which was artist"s medium) Does it have value? Picture is in original frame and never been altered. I can find little info on this artist..

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I have a picture by Ito Hiko dated 1955, 20x24" in original frame and untouched. Is this reproduction or watercolor? does it have value? can find little info on artist.

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Hello,
My name isCustomerand I would love to help. The next step would be for me to see pictures of the art,
signatures if any and back of completed framing for any writing or labels.
Use the Add Files feature on your screen to add pictures one at a time.

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 1 year ago

Ito Hiko (1903 - 2004)

is a listed artist from Japan

known for painting. Most of the work is watercolor and ink on silk

and this piece in this size would have a value of $800.

To sell, try ads on these sites; artbrokerage.com, askart.com, artnet.com, artvalue.com, or artprice.com. Some other sites that I recommend for selling are Offerup.com (local), Varagesale.com (local) , Wanelo.com, Bonanza.com, Ioffer.com, Etsy.com, Ebay and letgo.com (local).
You can also go to invaluable.com or liveauctioneers.com and search their directory for an auction house near you and consign to them.
Please do click the stars now for this one, it is very important for me to get good feedback for answering.

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 1 year ago

Hello,
I am following up to see if you have read your answer and need further help with this item.
Please do let me know.

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