Old painting bought from a dealer

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Dealer or Gallery
Abu Dhabi ARE
Description from user:

Bought from a dealer and would like to check the authenticity of the painting and the price.

Answered within about 2 hours
By Delia
Apr 29, 17:28 UTC
Fair Market Value
€100 - €150 EUR
Suggested Asking Price €200 EUR
What does this mean?

Hi Amna,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
I've not been able to match the signature for any artist "A. Brown" working in the early 19th Century; this is not unusual, and likely suggests they had a limited body of work, further supported by the somewhat naive execution of the composition.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

American or English School, Early 19th Century
signed and dated "A. Brown 18--" lower left' inscribed "March 1832" lower right.
Shepherdess in a landscape
oil on canvas
framed, with fragments of a label affixed to the back of the frame.
50 x 35 cm (19 3/4 by 13 3/4 inches)
CONDITION: appears to have a wax reline and/or screening varnish. Some elements of the back indicate some earlier repairs and/or possible repainting. This has been included in the valuation
PROVENANCE: acquired from a gallery
€ 100-150*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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