Elvis Attributed to Vincent Van Gogh
This original oil painting "Cow in the Meadow" is attributed to Vincent van Gogh, painted in 1883 and signed "Vincent". Elvis then signed and dated the painting over Vincent's signature. The painting with the original frame is for sale. The information cited will be provided for review along with a complete provenance, scientific and academic research.
Elvis A. Presley signed and dated the painting in 1952, originally intending the painting as a gift for his mother "Gad" and grandmother "Dodger". The family was living in the same home in 1952. Residents were Vernon, Gladys, Elvis and Minnie Mae Presley. On the reverse of the painting is the priceless dedication to both mother and grandmother from Elvis. The attributed artist, Vincent van Gogh signed and dated the painting. The oil on canvas was painted "69" years prior to Elvis adding his signature.
The following is the statement of fact written by the original owner before his death. This transcription omits the owner and witnesses names for privacy. The original owner believed during his lifetime that Elvis A. Presley was the artist. This fact can be verified at the Library of Congress, United States Copyright Office with Registration Number VAU 234 738 of August 14, 1992. Please review Item number 4 which reads Transfer: "Gift from Elvis in mid 50s for picking him up hitchhiking when his car brokedown." Janet Gwendolyn Smith reviewed the painting in January 2005 discovering Elvis A. Presley was not the artist. The painting is signed and dedicated by Elvis A. Presley,
The specific size and other information will be disclosed to a qualified buyer. This picture has been x-ray (radiograph). The "Elvis" signature was reviewed and confirmed by a handwriting expert.
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