J.B.S. MacIlwaine painted with Walter Osborne as well as Nathaniel Hone. 'Leck, Co. Monaghan, A Windy Day' shows the influence of Hone in the distance of the horizon trees, the turbulent sky and the cows sheltering under the trees.
An oil landscape painting with a group of cows in the immediate foreground. In the right middle-ground there is a large tree. The background shows a cloudy sky with trees visible in the distance.