Antique 19th C Rare Painting Oil On Board Signed By Alexander Johnston 1815-1891
Antique 19th Century Painting Oil On Board By Alexander Johnston 1815-1891 the Winning Hand.
This piece is amazing looking painting by the named artist it is very old and rare
Below is some biography of the artist as I have seen on the internet if like to know more about the artist please refer to Google
Born at Edinburgh, he was the son of an architect, who placed him at the age of fifteen with a seal-engraver there. He was a student in the Trustees’ Academy from 1831 to 1834, when he went to London with an introduction to Sir David Wilkie. He entered the schools of the Royal Academy under William Hilton in 1836.
Johnston died at 21 Carlingford Road, Hampstead, after a short illness, on 2 February 1891. His brother, Douglas Johnston, a musician in Glasgow, predeceased him.
29.5 X 40 cm
Provence Christie?s British Victorian and Scottish Pictuers 6th March 2003 lot 597