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    Posted 11 years ago

    Victoriank…
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    I bought this at a yard sale and would like to know if its an original?
    I have researched it and have found one similar that sold for over $30,000.
    Can anyone tell by looking at the pictures if it's the real thing??
    Any help would be appreciated!

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    1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 11 years ago
      Well signature look right on the money. Here is an example close to this. http://www.kettererkunst.com/details-e.php?obnr=100700339&anummer=315
      Sold for $30,000.00 I would contact this website thye are buyers as well for this artist. Good Luck & let me knwo what they say. Dave
    2. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 11 years ago
      http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_oF0_fEtiEDk/TNti4iKH2QI/AAAAAAAAB2A/i1jqyFG1A7s/s1600/DSCN1231.JPG
    3. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 11 years ago
      The only thing that bothers me is the back, it looks very new for age. They do make canvas repros as seen here. http://reisserbilder.at/en/index.asp?aid=1702

      Here is another real piece, http://www.artvalue.com/auctionresult--schrimpf-georg-1889-1938-germa-ufer-bei-diessen-am-ammersee-1974857.htm
    4. Victoriankitty Victoriankitty, 11 years ago
      Thanks Dave, its not on canvas, its on what I believe is cardboard.
      It has older rusty nails holding the cardboard in place, the rust has bled through the paper backing. I sent pictures to the auction house in Germany that sold the similar piece.
    5. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 11 years ago
      Thats Good, artist board is the medium from that era. Its hard to see any of that in pics. That is your best bet, sending pics to German site. Dave
    6. Victoriankitty Victoriankitty, 11 years ago
      Thanks again!
    7. Decimoq, 3 years ago
      Hi! I just found exact same Georg Schrimpf picture at thrift store for $7. Was yours worth anything? Thanks!

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