Fine oil painting titled “Westbound” and initialed “R.S.” of a ship in full sails with sailors manning the rigging on the high seas. The painting is in its original tramp art frame.
The back of the frame has the legend, “Painted By Ralph Stafford / Massett Q.C.I / Age 76 Years / Veteran of WW1/ June, 1948 / Now In Shaughnessy Hospital.”
Shaughnessy hospital served servicemen injured during The Great War – WWI. The painting was found on Vancouver Island in Canada.
Queen Charlotte Islands, BC, Canada
Dated June, 1948
Canada 20th c.
Sale Price: $675