American & 20th-21st Century International Art

October 05, 2017

LOT 12

Lot 12

Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)

Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
Lot 12 Details
Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896), Canadian/American


Oil on canvas; signed with initials CCW and dated 1860 lower left, indistinctly titled “Quiet? Evening”/ “painted by (possibly inscribed) ‘Charles Caleb Ward’”) in diluted black ink to the top stretcher, a handwritten white label with red border inscribed: “Starr”? to the verso
6 ins x 6 ins — 15.2 cms x 15.2 cms

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
  • Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
  • Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
  • Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)

“Starr”? Collection;
Estate Collection, of Toronto auctioneer, David Ritchie (born in New Brunswick)


The simply joined pine stretcher indicates this work is Canadian.


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LOT 12

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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