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approximate value of field sketch, oil on board, by James swinnerton

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approximate value of field sketch, oil on board, by James swinnerton - Desert Ironwood in Bloom, Salton Sea in background?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.

I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.

Along with that experience, I also rely on an extensive personal library of reference books plus access to the results from major auction houses.

I will be pleased to help you. but I need one more piece of information.

What are the length and width of your painting without the frame?

Kind regards,

Doris

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

The unframed size is 13 inches by 16 inches; the frame is very unusual with colours of the painting threaded through it.

Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for that information.

My research found the following auction results for oil on board field paintings about the same sizes yours.

15 x 17.2" - Santa Fe Auction - 11.16.13 - est $2000-3000. Sold $3000.

11.8 x 16" - John Moran Auctioneers - 10.18.11 - est $1000-1500. Sold $4594.

12 x 16" - Altermann Galleries - 4.1.11 - est $2000-3000. $2640.

Taking these similar works of similar suze, my estimate of auction sale valuefor your Swinnerton painting would be $3500-5000..

A retail art gallery would charge at least 20% more.

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