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Men and Memories [Vols. 1 and 2]

£9.98

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Sir William Rothenstein (29 January 1872 – 14 February 1945) was an English painter, printmaker, draughtsman, lecturer, and writer on art. Emerging during the early 1890s, Rothenstein continued to make art right up until his death in the mid-1940s. Though he covered many subjects - ranging from landscapes in France to representations of Jewish synagogues in London - he is perhaps best known for his work as a war artist in both world wars, his portraits, and his popular memoirs, written in the 1930s. More than two hundred of Rothenstein's portraits of famous people can be found in the National Portrait Gallery collection. The Tate Gallery also holds a large collection of his paintings, prints and drawings. Rothenstein served as Principal at the Royal College of Art from 1920 to 1935. He was knighted in 1931 for his services to art.

Rothenstein wrote several critical books and pamphlets, including Goya (1900; the first English monograph on the artist), A Plea for a Wider Use of Artists & Craftsmen (1916) and Whither Painting (1932). During the 1930s he published three volumes of memoirs: Men and Memories, Vol I and II and Since Fifty. Men and Memories Volume I includes information on the writer Oscar Wilde and his friends.

Vol 1 - Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Blue cloth bound cover. Gilt titles on spine. Spine split and sunned. Edges untrimmed and tanned with small pieces missing from edges. Signature on front page. Some foxing on the inside. All of the pages are intact. Vol 2 - Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Blue cloth bound cover. Gilt titles on spine. Edges untrimmed and tanned with small pieces missing from edges. All of the pages are intact. A good book in clean tight condition.

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Author(s):
William Rothenstein
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25cm x 16cm x 7.5cm - both vols together.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
776
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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Sir William Rothenstein (29 January 1872 – 14 February 1945) was an English painter, printmaker, draughtsman, lecturer, and writer on art. Emerging during the early 1890s, Rothenstein continued to make art right up until his death in the mid-1940s. Though he covered many subjects - ranging from landscapes in France to representations of Jewish synagogues in London - he is perhaps best known for his work as a war artist in both world wars, his portraits, and his popular memoirs, written in the 1930s. More than two hundred of Rothenstein's portraits of famous people can be found in the National Portrait Gallery collection. The Tate Gallery also holds a large collection of his paintings, prints and drawings. Rothenstein served as Principal at the Royal College of Art from 1920 to 1935. He was knighted in 1931 for his services to art.

Rothenstein wrote several critical books and pamphlets, including Goya (1900; the first English monograph on the artist), A Plea for a Wider Use of Artists & Craftsmen (1916) and Whither Painting (1932). During the 1930s he published three volumes of memoirs: Men and Memories, Vol I and II and Since Fifty. Men and Memories Volume I includes information on the writer Oscar Wilde and his friends.

Vol 1 - Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Blue cloth bound cover. Gilt titles on spine. Spine split and sunned. Edges untrimmed and tanned with small pieces missing from edges. Signature on front page. Some foxing on the inside. All of the pages are intact. Vol 2 - Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Blue cloth bound cover. Gilt titles on spine. Edges untrimmed and tanned with small pieces missing from edges. All of the pages are intact. A good book in clean tight condition.

Author(s):
William Rothenstein
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25cm x 16cm x 7.5cm - both vols together.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
776
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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