Painting by edgar forkner

Jul 29, 2021. 04:20 UTC
Painting by Edgar Forkner
Cynthia
United States of America

Category
Fine art

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

While cleaning out my parents' house, I found a painting signed "Edgar Forkner." The painting is a woodland scene and drab in color. The painting is approx 14w x 18h, unframed and a little ragged along the top.

Provenance

I found this in a stack of "art" in a closet in my parents' house. It was unframed and pressed between two paint-by-number paintings. I never knew of this painting's existence until my parents died. My parents were from Richmond, Indiana, where Edgar Forkner lived at one time. My grandmother was the famous "Tomato Lady" so I like to think the painting was traded for tomatoes, but I will never know. :)

Answered within 1 day
Jul 30, 11:08 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$100 - $200 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$200 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Cynthia,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Edgar Forkner (American, 1867-1945)
Untitled woodland landscape, n.d.
watercolor on paper
18 by 14 inches, unframed
signed lower left
tears visible along the upper edge
PROVENANCE: inherited
$100-200*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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