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Rex Whistler (1905-1944), Painter and designer

Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler

Sitter in 24 portraits
Artist of 6 portraits
Painter, illustrator, theatrical designer and muralist, a master of pastiche and trompe-l'oeil. Whistler's elegant baroque designs and witty murals enlivened many interiors including the Tate Gallery Refreshment Room (1926-7) and Plas Newydd, Isle of Anglesey (1936-8). He was killed while on active service during the Second World War.

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4124

Rex Whistler

by Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler
oil on canvas, circa 1934
NPG 4124

x40400

Rex Whistler

by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print, 1927
NPG x40400

x40409

Cecil Beaton and his friends

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, October 1927
NPG x40409

x40540

Cecil Beaton; Rex Whistler

by Unknown photographer
bromide snapshot print, 1930s
NPG x40540

Ax136120

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1936
NPG Ax136120

x12289

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12289

x12290

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12290

x12291

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12291

x12292

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12292

x12293

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12293

x12294

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12294

x12295

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12295

x12296

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12296

x12297

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12297

x12298

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12298

x12299

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12299

x12300

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12300

x12301

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12301

x12302

Rex Whistler

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x12302