"The piece is titled "Portrait of John" and is signed "E Horsburgh 54".
Additionally the sticker on the back states "Edith M Horsburgh, Portrait
of John, 823 N? Campus Ave, Ontario, CA
John Horsburgh (photographer) had a daughter Edith M who had an older
brother named John (John Jr).
read, somewhere on the internet, that this Edith passed away in 1934, so
it would be kind of an issue if she was painting portraits in 1954."
Which John Horsburgh?
EdinPhoto site also mentions a family of engravers named Horsburgh from
Scotland, but the site doesn't have much biographical info on them."
Which Edith Horsburgh?
"Currently there's another Edith Horsburgh listed for sale. The sale
M Horsburgh was painting in the late-19th century. Her home town was
Aberdour in Fife. We also believe she may have been the
granddaughter of John Horsburgh the famous Scottish engraver.' "
Dagmawi Abebe, Los Angeles, California, USA
March 23+28 +April 8, 2011