School of Art
Oil Paintings / OP76
Stephen Evans Esq. J. P. (1818-1905)
Oil on canvas, framed
930 x 725 mm.
Gift: Friends of the sitter 1894
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Portrait of Stephen Evans Esq. J. P. (1818-1905). The elderly man is viewed face-on and seated with his right forearm resting on the arm of a carver chair. He has a moustache, extended sideburns and looks towards the viewer. He wears a smart coat / long jacket, a tie / cravat and a shirt with raised neck collar. He holds a pair of spectacles in his right hand and places his left hand on an open book the latter placed on a small, cloth-covered side table. Dark background creates a chiaroscuro effect