Attributed to Charles Caleb Ward (1831-1896), Canadian/American
“QUIET EVENING” (WOODLAND LANE WITH MAN GATHERING LUMBER), 1860
Oil on canvas; signed with initials CCW and dated 1860 lower left, indistinctly titled “Quiet? Evening”/ “painted by (possibly inscribed) ‘Charles Caleb Ward’”) in diluted black ink to the top stretcher, a handwritten white label with red border inscribed: “Starr”? to the verso
6 ins x 6 ins — 15.2 cms x 15.2 cms
The simply joined pine stretcher indicates this work is Canadian.
Estate Collection, of Toronto auctioneer, David Ritchie (born in New Brunswick)
Department: International Art