In 1825 Chinnery travelled from China to Macao where he settled until his death in 1852.
There is a slightly larger pencil study by Chinnery of the ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral in the collection of the Museum of Art, Macao, dated 31 September 1835.
Thomas Esmond Lowinsky (1892-1947) studied at the Slade School of Art and had his first solo show at the Leicester Galleries in 1926. A number of his works are held at Tate, London. During his career he formed a large collection of works by British artists such as Gainsborough, Romney, Fuseli, Palmer and Stubbs.