American & 20th-21st Century International Art

October 05, 2017

LOT 11
Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
  • Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
  • Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
  • Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)

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Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896), Canadian/American

GIRL ON A BOUGH FEEDING DUCKS, 1888

Oil on canvas; signed and dated 1888 lower left
12 x 18 ins — 30.5 x 45.7 cms

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $1,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The artist was born in Saint John, New Brunswick. In Liverpool, England, Charles Caleb Ward spent time figure painting with the English Pre-Raphaelite artist William Henry Hunt.

The family of the consignor always called the girl depicted in this scene, “Sara”

Provenance:

Family Collection, Saint John, N.B. since the late 19th Century;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto