The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A Scottish artist, son of a millwright, born at Barley Mill, Kirkcudbright; was elected an A.R.S.A. in 1847, and R.S.A. in 1851; his paintings are chiefly of humble Scottish life, the "Cottar's Saturday Night" among others; b . 1820.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Faed, John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/faed-john.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.