Feb 04, 2018. 19:45 UTC


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Painting on canvas 21"x18" streched canvas secured to frame with nails and shimmed with wedges. written on the back canvas frame in pencil "Laxviken 1854" and "August Bergtssons gard"


Bought from a thrift store.

Answered within 2 days
Feb 06, 17:55 UTC
By Nora Curl

Fair Market Value

$100 - $200 USD

Insurance Value

$300 USD
What does this mean?

This is a painting from Sweden. It is actually from 1954, not 1854. The framing, the style, the hardware utilized are all 20th century and definitely not 19th century. The homestead portrayed is the property of August Bengtsson (note, not Bergtsson) in Laxviken, Sweden. The signature is illegible and the style of work is primitive, naive. The estimate is based on actual auction sales of comparables.

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