The Right Hon. William McEwan MP (1827-1913)
Walter William Ouless RA (St Helier 1848 – London 1933)
Art / Oil paintings
1901 (signed and dated)
Oil on canvas, gilt
1238 x 984 mm (48 3/4 x 38 3/4 in)Order this image
Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
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Oil painting on canvas, The Right Hon. William McEwan MP (1827-1913) by Walter William Ouless RA (St Helier 1848 – London 1933), signed and dated, "Walter W. Ouless 1901". A three-quarter length portrait of an elderly man, seated, wearing a dark suit and cloak with fur collar and cuffs.
Date of acquisition not recorded, but originally at 16 Charles Street, Mayfair, Mrs Greville's London home, and bequeathed by Margaret McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald Greville (1863-1942) with Polesden Lacey, to the National Trust, in memory of her father, William McEwan (1827-1913) in 1942. This item found on the probate inventory record for Charles Street chattels at Polesden Lacey, found in the Dining Room, page 66.
Polesden Lacey, The McEwan Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Walter W Ouless 1901 (signed and dated)
Makers and roles
Walter William Ouless RA (St Helier 1848 – London 1933), artist