William benecke painting

Nov 06, 2019. 23:26 UTC
William Benecke Painting
United States of America


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This original painting has a height of 47.5”, width of 38”, and depth of 2”. Canvas with beautiful frame.


My parents gift to me. Was displayed in the house I grew up in. I’d say my family has had this painting for over 20 years.

Answered within about 13 hours
Nov 07, 12:48 UTC
By Karine SH

Fair Market Value

$350 - $650 USD

Insurance Value

$1,000 USD
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Dear Jeremy,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

Description: landscape oil painting by listed artist William Benecke (American, 1934 -2001) | Oil | Depicts a view of Southern France and particularly of Saint Paul, a village situated near the French Riviera | With a unique blend of beigy and greeny colors | Signed by the artist on the lower right of canvas | Approx. Dimensions: 35" X 45" | William Benecke was born in November 1934 in Chicago, Illinois and passed away in 2001. Studying and sketching trips in the 70s and 80s brought him in touch with France where this particular painting was probably executed.

The estimate provided is based on comparables offered and sold at auction in the last five years. For works from that period, the results are fairly consistent. The subject work’s size, the composition, condition (based on photographs provided), as well as the artists’ current auction market were taken into consideration when determining the estimate. In many cases, pricing for similar items available on the primary (retail) market varies and is often higher than the secondary (auction) market examples.

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