Scottish animal painter, son of Joseph Denovan Adam (1841-1896). He worked with his father at Craigmill Farm and became an animal painter. Student at The Glasgow School of art from 1897 to 1899. and listed in the School’s World War One Roll of Honour.
During the World War One, he was obviously stationed with the British troops in Macedonia where he painted the oil on canvas titled “Macedonia Varda front” sold by the auction house Eighteen Eighteen Auctioneers in Cumbria , England on 08/10/2020 ( lot number 448). Probably the painting depicts the battle of the British troops with the German/Bulgarian army near Evzoni, Aegean Macedonia.