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What does continental school (century) mean?
Blomqvist Blomqvist believes this is a work from the place and the century indicated in the text.

What does signed and dated mean?
The work has a signature and dating that Blomqvist believes to be by the artist.

What does bearing signature and dating mean?
Blomqvist believes the signature and dating may probably be by the artist.

What does added mean (for example "J.C. Dahl")?
A name has been added to the work, but Blomqvist is not certain who has added the name. 

What does signed/dated secondarily mean?
The work of art bears a signature/date added by a hand other than the artist's.

What does copy after (for example J.C. Dahl) mean?
Blomqvist Online Auction believes that this is a copy of a work by the artist, executed later by another hand.

What does attributed (for example J.C. Dahl) mean?
Blomqvist Online Auction believes this is a work from the artist's lifetime that may be entirely or partly by the artist.

What does Studio of (for example J.C. Dahl) mean?
Blomqvist Online Auction believes the work has probably been executed under the supervision of the artist.

What does style of (for example J.C. Dahl) mean?
Blomqvist Online Auction believes the work has been executed in the style of the artist's other works, and may also have been executed at a later date.

What does after (for example J.C. Dahl) mean?
Blomqvist Online Auction believes the work has been executed and published by a printer from an original by the artist. The print is approved by the artist, also often signed by the artist.