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Lord James Stevenson

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This portrait of Lord James Stevenson, Bt.  was painted along with a matching one of his second wife Stella by artist Solomon Joseph Solomon.

 

Stevenson was a businessman and civil servant who was born in Kilmarnock in 1873. He workmed for many years in Johnnie Walker, eventually working his way up the company to become joint Managing Director.  After the otubreak of WWI, Stevenson was appointed to the Ministry of Munitions in a senior role, a service for which he recieved a baronetcy.

Materials/Media:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1680 x 1270mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
FA/A221
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0053763
Creation Date:
1923
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council