Artist: William Ewart Lockhart

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Born in Eaglesfield.


Annan Parish School; Trustees Academy, Edinburgh

Professional Bodies:

ARSA, 1871; RSA, 1878; RSW, 1878ARWS, 1878;RE,1897

Exhibited At:

Royal Scottish Academy; Aberdeen Artists’ Society; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts


By Royal Command:William Ewart Lockhart RSA RSW, Margery A Wilkins, 1998


Image, self portrait, private collection, photograph, Alan Wilkins


Best known for his work for Queen Victoria’s Jubilee. Settled in Edinburgh following visit to Australia, 1863-1867. Several visits to Spain. Views of east coast fishing villages influenced by Sam Bough. His self portrait, 1884, is in Aberdeen Art Gallery.

The Salmon Nets, watercolour 12.75 by 18.5 inches in Dundee Art Gallery.