To identify artist signatures on paintings, locate the signature or the monogram on the painting, and note the painting type. Use John Castagno's signature directories available from Scarecrow Press or as an online datab... More »

The best way to identify an artist's signature is to have an intimate understanding of the monograms, signatures or other markings common to that artist's work. Failing that, one can consult either a free or paid online ... More »

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To research and identify an artist's initials on a painting, search for the letters of the signature on a database such as ArtSignatureDictionary.com, SignatureFinder.com or IdentifyArtistSignatures.com. Getty.edu also o... More »

The best way to identify an artist's signature is to have an intimate understanding of the monograms, signatures or other markings common to that artist's work. Failing that, one can consult either a free or paid online ... More »

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One way to find out who painted a particular painting is to look for the artist's signature, which is usually located in the bottom right corner of the painting. Most paintings include a signature, monogram or other mark... More »

To determine a painting's value, a good place to start is to find auction records for other paintings by the same artist. The value of an oil painting is affected by several factors including its age, condition and the a... More »

Starving artist sales typically advertise prices of around $50 for large oil paintings. Often held at hotels or convention centers and heavily advertised, these sales consist of outdated printing-plant stock and painting... More »

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