Description Strother, a native of Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), trained in New York and later in France and Italy. Returning to America in 1844, he spent a winter in Baltimore, and then settled in Martinsburg. Strother specialized in illustrations for books and magazines, most notably "Harper's Monthly."
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscribed] below: Betsey & Kitty, John Graham and Browney. John W. Steele - Grog Boss May 6th, 1859. Indian Head.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters
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