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I have a water colour of a row of Alsace ladies by Charles

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I have a water colour of a row of Alsace ladies by Charles Sandler. It is original and is 5"x20". Can you give me any information?
Hi There~
My name is ***** ***** I am here to help with your question.
At your convenience, please send photos.
A complete image of the artwork including frame both front and back (do not remove from frame), a clear in-focus close-up of the signature, and a close-up of the surface so I can see the texture will be ideal.
When taking a clear close-up try using the macro function on your camera. It looks like a small flower icon. This will allow sharper focus at a closer-range.
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I look forward to seeing the images. If you are unable to send images right away, that is fine – there is not a time limit here.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you. I will send photos at the weekend as I am not sure about the technology as I am of the older generation. I love the picture as it has 15 ladies in a row.I have always wanted to know more about it. It belonged to my grandfather...and I am a granny now! . It has been in the family for a long time.

I will be in touch soon .

Best regards

Yvonne Miller

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for the images.
Could you please provide more clear, in-focus photos as well as one of the entire picture in one image and a view of the back (do not remove from frame).
At your convenience.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Sorry! I had more photos but didn't send them properly! Hope this works this time!!

Thank you for the images.
Please allow me some time to look these over for you.
Hi There~
Thank you for your patience.
You have an antique, circa 1900 - 1910 framed, color poichoir print that was made by French Alsatian artist Charles Spindler (1865-1938). It features a line of women in traditional French Alsatian costumes. It is in its original frame with original antique framing tag.
Just to clarify, a pochoir is a stencil type print done by silkscreening each color individually. Although it looks similar to watercolor, these can be made in multiples, one at a time, whereas as watercolor can only be a singular one-of-a-kind image.
This is a link to a short biography of the artist:
On today’s market, your print would sell for $250 - $400. The suggested insurance or replacement value is $600.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Many thanks, ***** ***** your expertise. Wonderful information! I have another painting to inquire about much would this cost?