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I have this picture not sure what it is print or painting

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I have this picture not sure what it is print or painting would need to send pictures of it!
Hi there, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** can help

Are you able to send through any more images? Close up of the surface would be great

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Only if I take it out of the frame but I’ll try to get it closer
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Is this any better
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Should I take it out of the frame or would that spoil it?

Don't take it out of the frame. I think it looks like a print. it's hard as the glass has a reflection. When you tilt it towards the light can you see the surface texture?

is it smooth or textured? is it a dry finish or quite shiny?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Air looks like brush strokes I’ll try again
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Is that any better

Ah yes - that could be a layer of varnish

Due to the pixilated colour I'd say it was a print

However it might help to see someone first hand with it. Where are you based in the UK? I can send you some suggestions

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
We are in Kent near Maidstone
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
I also have a signed John Stevens painting

The John Stevens will be in the range of 150GBP - 200GBP

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
That’s great! Thank you so much!

You're welcome! Thanks for getting in touch :) I'll close this question now but for any future valuations and industry advice, you can contact me directly by adding me to your favourites list or starting a new question with @LouiseReed.

Best wishes,

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Perfect! Have a lovely day!

You too!

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Found another one!

Great - is there an artist name anywhere?

It looks like Pears

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
No artists name but has pears stamp
Customer: replied 5 days ago.

If so, this is a copy of A Merry Christmas by the Pears Company, 1907 originally by Frank Dadd. It will have decorative value only - around 20GBP

Yes - that's the one!

A lovely reproduction but not holding high value sadly.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
That’s great! Thank you!

My pleasure :)

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