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    Posted 5 years ago

    jcesarz
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    Picture was at my grandmother's for years, was told someone in the family did it, but then I saw the signature. Actual picture (not the frame) is about 25" x 7" - Frame is odd, on the inside of the back cardboard, odd Ukrainian phrases...taped to the back with years like 1928, 1936....typed out.

    Just curious.....if it was by William Henry Chandler - signature looks right, but who knows?

    Thanks for any info!

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    Comments

    1. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      Have you found comparison signatures? DO you have any Ukraine in your area who can translate? It is SO beautiful!!
    2. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      Family lore if often wrong!
    3. matisse matisse, 5 years ago
      Hello

      Look at the C and then the space between the n and the d.
      I think you're in business.

      https://chandlerpastels.wordpress.com/artist-signatures/
    4. jcesarz, 5 years ago
      Thanks for the reply Celiene....I have found some comparisons, I just wanted some second opinions :) The spacing of the letters looks right, I was just kinda surprised at it, since all this time I thought a relative had done it. It is a nice picture. I sent the phrases to my Uncle who can read Ukrainian, just waiting to see what he says. It almost seems like hidden messages!
    5. jcesarz, 5 years ago
      Thanks Matisse - I agree it looks the same. For years I never noticed the signature, and the other day I looked and googled Chandler and pastel and was surprised!
    6. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
      I will tell you it is a Chandler. I was Huge Collector of His works yrs back and I know a Chandler Signature anywhere!
    7. jcesarz, 5 years ago
      Thanks Dizzydave!
    8. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      Treasure alert!

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