Walter William Ouless, RA (1848–1933) was a British portrait painter from Jersey. He became an Associate of the Royal Academy (ARA) in 1877 and a full member (RA) in 1881.He was born in 1848 at 53 Paradise Row, New Street, Saint Helier, at the home where his father, marine artist Philip John Ouless, had established his studio in the previous year. His mother was Caroline Savage. He was educated at Victoria College and went to London in 1864, where he entered the Royal Academy schools in 1865. His earliest work was in the field of genre painting, but his compatriot Millais advised him to concentrate on portrait painting, in which field he established a successful career. In later life he turned to landscape painting.Ouless was "one of the best-known portraitists of the latter years of the nineteenth century", regarded as an "impressive exponent of character".He was a volunteer in the Artists Rifles. His daughter Catherine Ouless (1879-1961) also achieved success as an artist.
Sketchbook bound in green board with Sketches marked on the cover. Sketches of Portraits, figure studies and shipping subjects by Walter William Ouless. Inside cover inscribedWalter W. Ouless, 2 The Groves, S.Lambeth, London'. 62 pages are drawn with sketches.
Sketchbook bound in green board with Sketches marked on the cover. Sketches of Portraits, figure studies and shipping subjects by Walter William Ouless. 69 pages are drawn on. Inside cover inscribedOuless Jan 1864, Walter W Ouless, January 18th/64, London and further on his...
Half length portrait of a grey haired man wearing a grey three piece suit, standing holding brushes and palette in left hand and single brush in right hand.
Bound in brown board/fabric marked on cover 'Sketches'. Inside cover 'W.W. Ouless, 1862, 53 paradise Row, Jersey' written in ink. sketchbook containing assorted sketches/studies in mixed media. Includes landscapes, coastal scenes and portraits. Some being of Corbiere, St...
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Three quarter length of man with white hair and whiskers, standing, wearing red and black robes over dark suit, holding a paper in left hand, right hand holding spectacles and resting on table by open book and quill pens. Green drape, right.