Lot 16
John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911)

SUNSET ON THE LAKE, 1861, Oil on 19th century grey board; signed and dated 1861 lower right, signed and dated 1861 and inscribed number “12” in ink verso, height 7.9" — 20.0cm, width 11.8" — 30.0cm


Est. $300/500
Realised: $360
Auction Date: 10/05/2017


Provenance: By descent from the present Private Collection’s uncle, Toronto

Literature: Peter Falk, “Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975”, p. 2271

Note: The artist was born in Saint John, New Brunswick and died there in 1911. He resided in Maiden, MA and studied in Boston where he also exhibited. Miles was also an associate member of the Royal Canadian Academy.


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