American & 20th-21st Century International Art

October 05, 2017

LOT 16

Lot 16

John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911)

John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911)
Lot 16 Details
John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911), Canadian/American


Oil on 19th century grey board; signed and dated 1861 lower right, signed and dated 1861 and inscribed number “12” in ink verso
7.9 ins x 11.8 ins — 20 cms x 30 cms

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911)
  • John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911)
  • John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911)

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


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


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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LOT 16

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