The Hon. Thomas Charles Reginald Robartes (1880-1915) as a Boy
John Hanson Walker (1844 – Walsall 1933)
Oil painting on canvas,The Hon. Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes (1880 - 1915) as a Boy by John Hanson Walker (1844 – Walsall 1933), signed and dated, lower right: JHW (monogram) 1894. A three-quarter-length portrait of the 6th Viscount Clifden's eldest son, 'Tommy', as a schoolboy, whilst at Eton, in grey three-piece suit, standing in a library facing with his left hand on a table. He was killed during the First World War at the Battle of Loos in 1915.
Given by the sitter's younger brother, Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (1883-1966), with the transfer of the house to the National Trust in 1953.
Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (The National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
(monogram) HW 1894
Makers and roles
John Hanson Walker (1844 – Walsall 1933), artist of original