William Ewart Gladstone FRS FSS (1809 – 1898) was a British statesman and Liberal politician. In a career lasting over 60 years, he served for 12 years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, spread over four non-consecutive terms beginning in 1868 and ending in 1894. He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer four times, serving over 12 years.
Copy at National Portrait Gallery in London. Inscribed with, "From an unpublished portrait taken by Mr. Rupert Potter." Duplicate deluxe version in collection.