William and James Charles Ward
Sold for $3,750
(British, 19th Century)
"Speckled Cock and Hen", 1852
"Silver Spangled Cock and Hen", 1855
pair of oils on canvas
each signed and dated lower right.
each 8-1/2" x 11", framed 11" x 14-1/2"
Provenance: Stonebeck House, Bath, UK; Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers, London, UK, March 1, 2016, lot 304; Bruce McCashin Collection.
**Speckled Cock and Hen: Relined and retained original stretcher bars; signs of inpainting upper center (background) and areas of inpainting mid-left (ground/between two chickens), mid-left (chicken body and background) and by lower edge. Ornate frame with age: surface marks, nicks and abrasions.
Silver Spangled Cock: Relined and retained original stretcher bars; small areas of inpainting upper left sky. Ornate frame with age: surface marks, nicks and abrasions.