Follower of margaret dovaston

Aug 02, 2021. 05:11 UTC
Follower of Margaret Dovaston
Jose
United States of America

Category
Paintings

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

Material looks like a oil painting but looks so fine dimensions are 16 and a half tall and 13 and a half wide well preserved painting not many scratches looks to me old 1800s but I hope y’all can tell if it’s authentic or not

Provenance

Garage sale

Answered within 1 day
Aug 03, 10:07 UTC
By Karine SH
Presumably not genuine

Dear Jose,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. So that I may best assist you, can you please upload a few better images (such as close-ups of the painting). Is there a signature anywhere?

Thanks,

Karine

Jose sandoval Aug 03, 11:59 UTC

I have uploaded a few close ups you can see the material type and signature is on the bottom right corner

Jose sandoval Aug 03, 11:59 UTC

On the second image

Jose sandoval Aug 04, 19:13 UTC

I have uploaded new images let me know!

Karine sh Aug 05, 11:54 UTC

Dear Jose,

Thank you for replying to us so quickly.

After close inspection, the appraised item appears to be a copy of an original oil painting by Margaret Dovaston (1884-1955) entitled "A good song". Your work is slightly smaller than the original painting, which measures (unframed) 20" h x 16" w. For your information, the original painting was sold in 2013 by Christie's, London:
http://www.artnet.com/artists/margaret-dovaston/a-good-song-dtPc-OCCXVUCj3c8IlnwdQ2

The value of this copy is between $200 and $300. This is based on comparable of these last five years.

Best wishes,

Karine

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