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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 01 November 18 12:38 GMT (UK) »
https://www.behindthename.com/names/usage/tamil

This site writes out some common names in the Tamil script, and whilst I can't find the exact replica, some of the ones towards the end of the alphabet do have that final I T or I L look to them.

and I think the 'r' equivalent looks a bit like the Y
Pay, Kent. 
Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Nord Brabant/Belgium/East London.
Kesneer Belgium/East London
Burton, East London.
Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
Wade, Greenwich/Brightlingsea, Essex.
Thorpe, Brightlingsea, Essex

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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 01 November 18 14:48 GMT (UK) »
I had just returned from a trip around Sri Lanka when I saw this picture, and bought it because it immediately made me think of my holiday. It wasn't the vantage point so much as the boat and people that made me think of Sri Lanka.

If it is Mount Lavinia (and I've tried to attach a photo which I think suggests it is) then it may easily have been painted by a local artist, of course, but I don't know how it would then end up nicely framed in an antique/junk shop in a northern english town!

It's oil on board, and there's nothing on the back.

Mount Lavinia hotel was built in the early 1800s but upgraded and expanded to a 2 storey building in 1830.
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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 01 November 18 21:41 GMT (UK) »
Before I read your post and had only seen the signature it looked like
Rembrandt,I know now of course that is ridiculous.
I like it, hope you manage to get information which helps.
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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 01 November 18 22:39 GMT (UK) »
Oh, Viktoria -- Rembrandt --- I wish!!
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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 01 November 18 22:49 GMT (UK) »
Could it be  Rembrandtesha  ...    ;D  ;D
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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #14 on: Friday 02 November 18 00:47 GMT (UK) »
I have just googled Rembrandtís signature and it is not a million miles off ,
so there!  ;D
I would send it to you in high dudgeon except I donít know how to do that.
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Re: Artist's signature and subject of painting.
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 04:06 BST (UK) »
Hi,
Knowing Sri Lanka reasonably well, and having gone to school in Mt Lavinia long ago, I would be almost certain to say you are correct that it depicts the Mt Lavinia beach and hotel.
But sorry, I can't decipher the artist's signature...
Cheers