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I was given a Lee Reynolds Painting (not a Poster) by my ex that was going to throw it in the trash. It is 48'x60 without frame & is signed Lee Reynolds. It looks to be Oil paint on canvas. It also has a pencil mark on the back of canvas that says it is A-6042. I am wondering if anyone knows anything about the value or any other information that would help.

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  1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 4 years ago
    The A-6042 shows that it is a Vanguard piece. That means Lee Reynolds did not actually paint it. He allowed his students to use his name on paintings as a way of promoting his name. Real Lee Reynolds paintings include his last name "Burr".
  2. cis2you cis2you, 4 years ago
    Dizzydave is right on.
  3. heidi482, 4 years ago
    Thank you for your help. Does that mean that it is not of much value since his student painted it?? I only ask because I have found a few on ebay not signed Burr that are starting in the $300 range as high as $1200.
  4. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 4 years ago
    Did you notice the ones at 75.00, 95.00, 300.00, 1200.00 not one of those has a bid or a buy it now sale. Thats because everyonen on ebay that I see is all by the Vanguard Studios Students. Lee would sign his own paintings Lee Reynolds Burr or Lee Burr. There are a few paintings he signed very early in his career 1960-61 Lee Reynolds but very few. Here is some info on Lee. Dave
    Lee Reynolds is another FAB example of the 60s trend of art for the masses. Artist Lee Reynolds Burr founded Vanguard Studios in 1964. Like C. Jeré and
    Vanguard Studios produced more painted canvases bearing one signature, Lee Reynolds, than any artist in history, but none of the artworks for sale were actually painted by Lee Reynolds Burr.
    Artisan House, Vanguard Studios employed numerous artists to duplicate original paintings. Backgrounds were often done in acrylics and then line-work was silkscreened from the master copy. (This silkscreening technique was also used by Andy Warhol’s The Factory.) Details were then added to the screened lines to create a raised effect. The finished product was then sprayed with an oil sealer, thus creating an original oil painting. Paintings were signed Lee Reynolds. Vanguard Studios also used other signatures including Reynolds, Stuart and Van Gaard.

  5. Pegzza, 4 years ago
    While looking up much of the same info in reguards to owning a Reynolds painting, or so i thought as well, i looked on the backside of the print to find '506myo'...can anyone tell me what this may mean? Thanks
  6. terri, 4 years ago
    I have a painting 4 1/2 feet square, signed Reynolds. On back is 573 and a tag attached with his picture and short bio. It is a clown, lots of orange, framed. Any idea what it is worth... or how to find out.
  7. Jim Warren, 4 years ago
    I have a very large painting 4' X 5' of what appears to be a large flower of some type signed by Lee Reynolds. The number on the back is #1001. A lady gave it to me about 10 yrs ago. She told me she purchased it in the early 70s at an art shop on the Plaza in Kansas City Mo.for $500.00. I would like to know the value if possible.
  8. Jim Warren, 4 years ago
    I have a very large painting 4' X 5' of what appears to be a large flower of some type signed by Lee Reynolds. The number on the back is #1001. A lady gave it to me about 10 yrs ago. She told me she purchased it in the early 70s at an art shop on the Plaza in Kansas City Mo.for $500.00. I would like to know the value if possible.
  9. Dave Carr, 4 years ago
    I have two lee reynolds oil painting One is a painting of a large boat looks like a ship with a lot of sails the color is rush and black on the back is the #592 hm. The second one looks like a refection on the water with a sun set.on the back is the #556 Could anyone help me .
  10. Joan Marx, 4 years ago
    I have a Lee Reynolds 5'x4' oil on canvass of a seascape with a large tropical tree. It is on canvass and is not raised. It's predomionately blue. Simple thin metal frame. A number is on back . Is it possible to find a value?
  11. Patti Hemingway, 4 years ago
    I have a large Lee Reynolds of a monochromatic Owl with numbers on the back
    but I am assuming it is one of his students.
  12. mark gutillo, 4 years ago
    i bought a lee reynolds of a floral style it looks like a older painting it is lettered and numbered on the back how can i find out if le painted it or a studen
  13. Tracey Richardson, 4 years ago
    I have a very large, appears to be oil on canvas, signed Lee Reynolds. On the back it is listed as 1967 Vangard Studios. Would this be one that the students did..and if so, what would be a realistic price to ask for it? Thank you for your thoughts.
  14. pam, 4 years ago
    251l81 is the number on the back of my huge canvas lee reynolds painting bought at a garage sale. marron, blue and yellow flowers in a pot. a cement pillar and steps of flowers growing up and around it. any one seen this one?
  15. lenie Huijbers, 4 years ago
    I have e Lee Reynolds signed painting since 1983 bought in Holland.
    I still like it very mucht
  16. skglentaylor, 4 years ago
    I have a actual painting of a roman soldier that is signed by reynolds, it dosent say burr, but the back says " 564, TLK. if anyone knows if its worth anything i would really appreciate it if someone told me.
  17. Phil A, 4 years ago
    I have a 4' x 5' Lee Reynolds of a Venice Itally scene, real pretty painting, nice complementory colors, hues, sky, clouds, buildings, bridge and a small boat, no people, just a really nice large painting I use to cover an ugly window on the side of my house inside. The painting in a golden thin frame really is a nice piece, but not a Bur, owell. At least I know about what price to ask, I can see how someone would maybe pay more for a painting like this that maybe it's worth. Thanks for all the great information. : )
  18. Wendy, 4 years ago
    Hi, I have a very large Lee Reynolds painting just like many others it seems. I'm a little disappointed that he allowed others to use his name as a way of getting his name out there. I wonder if there is a way to find out who actually painted these pieces. My painting is abstract with a painted mat (grey in color), colors are black, dark grey, red, white, with white drops of paint in various places. There is no stamp on reverse side however in black marker there is a number #133143. Also, in black marker 3143J. And written in blue ink is the following numbers 526 4-444-0935-133143. I purchased this at a thrift store just yesterday because I had done a search of the painters name on eBay... and only now realizing the amounts may be far off from the actual value.
  19. tumptover, 4 years ago
    I came across a Lee Burr charcoal drawing that is signed in pencil. It is of an old man hanging out of a window smoking a cigarette. I have searched and search and cannot find any info on this piece. It is definitely charcoal and not a lithograph. Thanks in advance for anyone's help.
  20. cebbigh, 4 years ago
    I have a large framed painting signed Lee Reynolds on the lower left hand corner. There are three white/peach colored open flowers and one unopened bud that branch into the canvas from the upper left corner. There is a number 153835 stamped on the back of the frame. I have no intention of selling it, I paid nothing for it to begin with. It was discarded by a consignment shop in Dilworth, MN and I could not resist it. Even if it has no monetary value, I'd like to know more about it's origin.
  21. TheRealBubbles50, 3 years ago
    I have a abstract oil painting by Lee Reynolds, of about 10 horses. The colors are Blue, Rose, Yellow, White, Gold, Tan & Brown, with 3 mountian types in the background. The painting is signed in the lower right hand side. There are numbers on the canvas back, and on the frame back. On the canvas the numbers are:132443. And on the frame back they are:180114414. The picture measures as follows width is 50" by40" high.
  22. kris_fogleman, 3 years ago
    Well I have a large Lee Burr signed painting oil I beleive the name on it is " ports of call" looking for information on it if anyone could help that would be nice thank you
  23. sallima, 3 years ago
  24. soni, 2 years ago
    i have 2 lee reynolds huge paintings..both are floral...both have numbers on back..132747 and 153520..does this mean they were both done by the students?..i love them anyway but would like to get info on the students who may have painted them...thanks
  25. m.ralph, 2 years ago
    I have a 48x38 large painting # 548 by Lee Reynolds . I bought it back in 1960/61. Its a painting of a lady with black hair flowing across her face. Is there any way that I could get an appraised value on the painting? Thanks Ralph
  26. somanyvintageitems, 2 years ago
    i recently aquired a lee reynolds floral oil 48x60 #154123 i also am curious of the value and history of the painting? thank you to anyone who can help!frank
  27. bcooch, 2 years ago
    I aquired a signed large Lee Reynolds oil painting looks like sunrise on frost tipped trees with lake and walking path. Would love information about this one
  28. artspeck, 1 year ago
    Until the Obama economy, Lee Reynolds paintings were selling like hot cakes in the range of $200 to $450 apiece on ebay. Special ones consistently sold for double and triple those amounts. I could not keep them in stock. I sold a ton to professionals for their offices. When this economic nightmare is over, Lee Reynolds paintings will soar in price. They are varied in topic, beautiful, mostly big and of consistent quality, so their popularity will endure. What's not to like? The older they get, the better they look.
  29. elvisandboxers, 1 year ago
    glad to hear that these paintings will only go up and appreciate in value. I just won bid on my third painting. I love the sizes of his paintings and how they are very modern/colorful and really love the era.
  30. jerrycrossno1, 1 year ago
    I hope someone can help me find out if I have
    An original painting by Lee Reynolds and its
    Value I believe its Abstract numbers on the wood
    Framework are two sets 180 1153 5.3 other
    Numbers are 158949 beautiful art work id like find
    Out something hope someone can help
    To find out something
  31. krackerjack, 8 months ago
    I have a Lee Reynolds 5'x4' oil on canvass of flowers in a vase, very lovely. Just wondering if anyone know anything of the DM2161 mark as it is signed Lee Reynolds?
  32. BRuiz28, 2 months ago
    I have a oil painting signed Van Guard on the front and #942 on the back it looks to be two nuns walking in a monastery with a well in the middle I can't find anything bout it on the internet not even a picture can anybody help please

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