John Christopher Miles (Born after 1831-1911), Canadian/American
SUNSET ON THE LAKE, 1861
Oil on 19th century grey board; signed and dated 1861 lower right, signed and dated 1861 and inscribed number “12” in ink verso
7.9 ins x 11.8 ins — 20 cms x 30 cms
The artist was born in Saint John, New Brunswick and died there in 1911. He resided in Maiden, MA and studied in Boston where he also exhibited. Miles was also an associate member of the Royal Canadian Academy.
Peter Falk, “Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975”, p. 2271
By descent from the present Private Collection’s uncle, Toronto