Original oil painting on panel by Charles William Ward (American, 1900-1962) offered in excellent condition and gallery framed. This painting is signed l.l. It is also inscribed on the verso as is customary with this artist: "Charles Ward, Carversville PA" and titled "Girl in the Snow". Measurements are 12" by 9" (painting alone) and 20" by 16" (frame included). Charles Ward is known as a Bucks County artist. He painted murals for the WPA in the thirties. He moved to Carversville PA in 1932 and painted there until his death in 1962. His work has been compared to the work of Reginald Marsh and Daniel Garber. Charles Ward is listed in all the usual databases and reference works.