1971 Richard Ewen River’s Edge Framed Painting – England
Design Plus Gallery presents a River’s Edge Landscape, an original oil on canvas by Richard Ewen, 1928-2009. Matted in gold velvet and framed in a gilt frame, the signed painting is a lovely moment of quiet and home at water’s edge as light shimmers across the moving water. Signed in lower right corner, dated 1971. Little evidence of wear.
“He came to England in 1963 and lived in Biddlestone and earned many awards and accolades for his work.He had been the subject of programs on BBC and ITV television and his works are collected by well-known persons throughout the Western World, including the National Trust. He has held exhibitions in Europe, Bermuda and the USA, and for the past ten years has held an annual one-man exhibition in London.
Apart from exhibitions, Mr Ewen devoted most of his working life to portrait and commission work. Some of his notable works include a portrait of President Ronald Reagan for No. 10 Downing Street, one of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, members of the Breguet aviation family, France, the family of Congressman Robert W Daniels of Virginia, USA, Sir Edwin Leather, Lord Boothby, the Royal Yacht, Britannia, leading Bermudan families, the Port of London Authority, the VJ Celebrations in 1995 and many New England families, including those of two American presidents.”