Details: This poster is of The Vigil, by John Pettie. It shows a knight kneeling and holding a sword in front of him. At the bottom it says John Pettie, The Vigil .
John Pettie RA (17 March 1839 - 21 February 1893) was a Scottish painter. When sixteen he entered the Trustees Academy in Edinburgh, working under Robert Scott Lauder. In 1866 he was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy, and in 1874 received full academical honors in succession to Sir Edwin Landseer. His diploma picture was Jacobites, 1745. Pettie was a hard and rapid worker, and, in his best days, a colorist of a high order and a brilliant executant. In his early days he produced a certain amount of book illustration.