Oil on canvas 22 ½ x 30 inches Framed size 32 ¾ x 41 inches Old Exhibition label verso Signed Jn Macdonald Edin 1859 and titled verso
John Macdonald was born in Scotland. He became a painter of rural scenes, genre subjects and interiors. He lived in Edinburgh and exhibited his work at the Royal Scottish Academy. It is possible that he also exhibited at the Glasgow Institute.