Rory McEwen (1932-1982) was a botanical artist and folk singer. He was born into a famous family at Marchmont House in Scotland, the son of politician Sir John McEwen. He went to Trinity College, Cambridge. and then served with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders in Egypt (1950-2). Following that he started to publish watercolor paintings of plants and flowers.
He painted flowers, leaves, fruit and vegetables. His work is in the Scottish National Gallery and Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and several botanical works.
He also became quite famous as a folk singer, appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show on television. He lived in London where he appeared on the Tonight Show. McEwen's friends included Bob Dylan, writer Robert Graves, model Jean Shrimpton, actor Terence Stamp, the Beatles and the Royal Family.
Here are some of his lithographs for you to choose from. They are original vintage prints.