Dec 06, 2018 - Sale 2495

Sale 2495 - Lot 95

Price Realized: $ 1,950
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
"Fireman's Carnival." Likely a story illustration for a magazine, circa 1950s. Gouache on board. 418x616 mm; 16 1/2x24 1/4 inches. Signed in lower left image and stamped on verso. Tipped to window matte.

Additional Details

Caddell (1921 - 2013) was known for landscape and portrait painting in addition to his illustration work. Author of several instructional books, he also ran a large and popular art school in southeastern Connecticut. This charming illustration by Caddell features his characteristic mastery of light which falls over an enthralled crowd from a carnival Ferris wheel on a summer's evening.