The painting is very old looking on panel. I think oil medium. I purchased in Edmonton Alberta through Wards Auction there are two paintings both a 15x20 inches.
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The presented object appears to be a pair of paintings made in oil or acrylic paint on board with the measurements of 20 x 15 inches. The paintings depict the portraits of a poorly dressed boy and a woman. The frames appear to be from the 19th or early 20th century. The board shows the cutting traces of a mechanical saw. The motif and the style are a hint that these paintings were made in Italy in the 20th century.
Works by this artist were recently offered and sold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 100 to 300 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.
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