New York in the Rain

Jan 23, 2022. 22:43 UTC
New York in the Rain
Frederick Lyle Von Thrauthemburg Morris
United States of America


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New York in the Rain - 30x30 oil on canvas



New York in the Rain - 30x30 oil on canvas painted by "Lyle" popular American/European artist Frederick Lyle Von Thrauthemburg Morris and commissioned by Lois Beacham during her visit to New York for $3,500.00, this painting was sold at auction for $4000.00. The Painting was then sold to a collector in Zweibruecken, Germany, the painting resurfaced in a Paris Gallery, purchased by an American living in New York $8900.00 and then sold in Brooklyn, NY for $9500.00 was sold again in 2020 and is now on exhibit at the Mid-South Artist Gallery , please see photo's and artist history

Answered within 18 days
Feb 11, 07:57 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$2,500 - $5,000 USD

Insurance Value

$0 USD
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Dear Frederick,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. My sincere apologies for the delay with the appraisal

The presented object appears to be a painting made in oil or acrylic paint on canvas with the measurements of 30 x 30 inches. The painting depicts a city scene with a person with an umbrella and has the title "New York in the Rain".This artwork was made by Frederick Lyle Morris (20th Century).
Comparable objects were recently not 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 2.500 to 5.000 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,

Frederick lyle von thrauthemburg morris morris Feb 11, 15:26 UTC

George you are way off on this one, the fair market value of this painting is well over $5,000 . Recent auctions of comparable items is more like $5,000 to $6,000 at the recent sales, please correct this listing.

Frederick lyle von thrauthemburg morris morris Feb 12, 06:45 UTC

George, I have added 5 new documents, two directly from Gallery sales records, please correct this review as it is very wrong and under values recent sales, this should be appraised for at least $5,000

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