Allan Douglass Mainds

Allan Douglass Mainds (1881 – 1945) was a Scottish artist who studied at Glasgow School of Art where he won a travelling Scholarship to study in Brussels and Italy.

Upon his return he became a teacher at Glasgow School of Art and a Professor of fine art at Kings College in 1931.

This painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy of Scotland in 1936 and at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts in 1958. It is considered to be his finest work.