stamped with initials (on stretcher); and with fragmentary label (on the reverse) oil on canvas 48 x 72 in. (122 x 183 cm.)
signed with initials and dated 'JC/1892' (lower right).
John Charlton was born in Bamburgh, Northumberland and studied at the Newcastle School of Art and at South Kensington. A painter of sporting subjects and battles, he increasingly turned to painting military subjects. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Grosvenor Gallery and the New Gallery.