Edmund Franklin Ward (American, 1892-1991)
Caught in the Act
Unsigned, stamped "The estate of/ EDMUND F. WARD" on the stretcher, with a partial
composition on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 28 x 27 in. (71.1 x 68.6 cm), framed.
Provenance: Through the artist's estate.
Retouch along top edge along frame liner spanning approx. 26 1/2 x 1/2 in. at extreme height and width; retouch to u.r. corner measuring approx. 1 1/2 x 1/2 in.; dashes of retouch over stretcher bar lines; dots of retouch to white background of l.l. and u.l. quadrant; retouch to l.r. quadrant along bottom frame liner spanning approx. 1/2 x 8 in. at extreme height and width and 8 x 1/2 in. along right frame liner at extreme height and width; no additional condition issues to report.