Oil/canvas, 76 x 51 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. John Burr 1871, relined. - Scottish figure a. history painter, studied at the Edinburg academy under J. Ballantyne a. S. Lauder, in 1861 he moved to London where he became member of the Royal Society. - Mus.: Edinburg, Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.