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.
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website
Mottisfont Abbey Garden and Estate, Hampshire
Plas Newydd, Anglesey, Wales