Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896)
Family Collection, Saint John, N.B. since the late 19th Century;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto
The artist was born in Saint John, New Brunswick. In Liverpool, England, Charles Caleb Ward spent time figure painting with the English Pre-Raphaelite artist William Henry Hunt.
The family of the consignor always called the girl depicted in this scene, “Sara”