CAROL WALD (1935-2000)
Private Collection, Ontario
Wald studied at Detroit’s Cass Tech, the Society of Arts and Crafts, and the Cranbrook Academy of Art prior to leaving for New York in 1971. She was a noted New York-based illustrator whose paintings and collages have appeared in the New York Times and Fortune magazines, as well as on the covers of Business Week and Saturday Review.
In 1960, the Detroit Institute of Arts purchased one of her paintings, "Children On Stilts." In 1963, she studied under Ben Shahn. In 1964, Wald was given a ten-year retrospective exhibition at the Flint Institute of Arts in Flint, Michigan.
Waddington’s realized a world record price of $3250 for Wald’s canvas "Night Train, 1994" on 28 February 2019, lot 74.