Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896), Canadian/American
GIRL ON A BOUGH FEEDING DUCKS, 1888
Oil on canvas; signed and dated 1888 lower left
12 x 18 ins — 30.5 x 45.7 cms
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”
Family Collection, Saint John, N.B. since the late 19th Century;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto