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."
- A Child's-Eye View. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006.
- Portraits Re-Examined: Dawoud Bey Project. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008-2009.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Bottom center: John / March 17th, 1859
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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