A Canadian riverscene featuring a man pushing logs from a rock at the edge of a river. There is also a log perched above the rock at centre, above and behind the figure's head. The title of the painting refers to river or log driving; a method of transporting sawn tree trunks from the forest to the sawmill using the river current. The painting has an unusual composition with a column of rocks at centre with the denuded forest along the horizon line.
Dimensions: 1 - Painting: 692 x 894mm
Dimensions: 2 - Frame: 820 x 1025mm
Dimensions: 3 - Support: 715 x 920mm
Purchased through the Besley Bequest in 1938