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Message #3056. This is a followup to #1279.

Name:Glen mattingley
Date:Wednesday April 15, 2015 12:49:17 am MDT
Subject:Re: Large original painting by J. Medina
Message:Hi we also have know too purchased in New Zealand

I am going to assume whilst it's attractuve it has very little value !



Donna Ritchie wrote:
> I also have a J. Medina painting purchased 30 years ago. Does anyone
> have any idea what the value is??
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> S, MOTE wrote:
> > I also have a painting by J. Medina. I purchased it in 1975 in
> South
> > Bend, IN. There was a company who sold paintings in your home like
> a
> > Tupperware party and I purchased it at that party.
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> > D K Matthews wrote:
> > > I have a painting by J. Medina as well. It is an oil painting of
> a
> > > path in a forest or woods with "La Barbera 113 Green,
> > Willette/Storrs
> > > 10-28-82" written on the back. It is on 12x16 canvas (vertical)
> > with
> > > fabulous raised textures and colors. It was given to me from my
> > > mother-in-law, who had inherited it from her late husband's
> estate.
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> > > I'm not sure where the painting originated, but I find it very
> > > interesting that this artist's paintings have surfaced in several
> > > parts of the world. (I am no in Alabama, but obtained the
> painting
> > in
> > > 2005 while living in Orlando, FL.) Perhaps we've discovered a
> lost
> > > folk artist that should be recognized for his/her work?
> > >
> > > I have another folk art painting by Avis Van Camp. (Van Camp is
> > the
> > > surname of my mother-in-law's late ex-husband.) It is called "The
> > > Covered Bridge" and is dated Nove. 1967, Croswell, Michigan, US.
> > the
> > > most interesting thing about this painting is that it has a poem
> > > dated Janary 25, 1968, in an envelope taped to the back which
> > > describes what the artist was thinking when s/he painted the
> 16x20
> > > horizontal folk art scene. It begins "Last year, I painted a
> > picture
> > > of a Coverd Beridge across a mountain stream ..." (Note: Van Camp
> > is
> > > the surname of my mother-in-law's late husband, and this painting
> > is
> > > by one of his relatives.)
> > >
> > > I have no idea how much either of these paintings are worth, but
> > they
> > > are valuable not only to collectors of folk art, but to museums
> > and
> > > galleries as well. Some of Grandma Moses' paintings appraise for
> > > around $60,000.
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> > > Even though I am not related to either of these artists, I
> > consider
> > > these paintings to be family heirlooms which are, of course,
> > > priceless.
> > >
> > > I am interested in exchanging pics and info with any collectors
> of
> > > folk art, especially the paintings by artist J. Medina, as well
> as
> > > any info at all regarding Avis Van Camp, the artist and author of
> > the
> > > "Covered Bridge".
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> > > > I ALSO have a similar painting. I bought it for $12.00 at a
> > thrift
> > > > store.
> > > > If you have any info or a photo, I would love to compare.
> > > >
> > > > Carolyn
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> > > > Nick Poloski wrote:
> > > > > Sandra Bigelow wrote:
> > > > > > Amanda Braun wrote:
> > > > > > > Ihave a large oil original oil painting of a country
> scene
> > > and
> > > > > barn
> > > > > > .
> > > > > > > It is a very large framed picture in excellent condition.
> > I
> > > > was
> > > > > > > wondering if I could get some time of appraisal value on
> > it
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> > > > > > I have the same painting and was wondering the same
> > > thing-that's
> > > > > how
> > > > > > I found your message. I bought mine for $8 at a Humane
> > Society
> > > > > thrift
> > > > > > store in Phoenix, AZ

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