International Arts Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 38

Lot 38

Benjamin Williams Leader (1831-1923)

Benjamin Williams Leader (1831-1923)
Lot 38 Details
Benjamin Williams Leader (1831-1923), British


Oil on canvas laid down on board; signed and dated 1859 lower left
7.5" x 4.5" — 12.7 x 11.4 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $1,860
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Mr. Hicks, Montreal? inscribed verso


Ruth Wood, the leading authority of Benjamin Leader works, has deemed this work as by the hand of the artist.


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LOT 38

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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