I can't help, but I applaud you for a good post asking the question, re the photo and signature.
Hang in, people may show up to help.
Fri 12 Sep, 2014 12:34 am
The first name is definitely Jan. The last name is scrawled, It could be Watau or Wasau or some variation of those. At any rate, the name means nothing to me nor do I recognize an identifiable style in the painting. But it's rather charming, I think.