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William Rothenstein (1872-1945), Artist and teacher of art

Sir William Rothenstein

Sitter in 24 portraits
Artist associated with 220 portraits
Artist ; one of a group of progressive artists trained at the Slade, and influenced by impressionism; painted portraits, landscapes and subject pictures; published several sets of lithographs of famous men of the time; an influential teacher and spokesman for the arts; published his reminiscences. Professor of Civic Art, University of Sheffield, 1917-26; Principal of the Royal College of Art, 1920-35.