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Robin Craig Guthrie (1902-1971), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 20 portraits
Robin Guthrie was born in Harting, Sussex, the son of James Joshua Guthrie (1874-1952), also an artist and writer, and the founder of the Pear Tree Press. He studied at the Slade School of Art (1918-22) under Philip Wilson Steer and Henry Tonks and from 1923 exhibited with the New English Art Club; later his work was shown in the Goupil Gallery and at the Fine Art Society. His draughtsmanship was admired from early in his career and in addition to painting and drawing landscapes and portraits he undertook book illustrations, including his father's A Wild Garden (1924).

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Adam Fox

by Robin Craig Guthrie
NPG 6506


Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pen and ink and crayon, 1930s?
NPG 6509


Sir Barry Vincent Jackson

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil, pen and ink and crayon, 1930s?
NPG 6510


James William Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil, pen and ink and crayon, 1930s?
NPG 6513


Robin Craig Guthrie

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil, pen and ink on paper laid on card, circa 1936
NPG 6507


Edward Verrall Lucas

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pen and ink, 1937
NPG 3934


Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

by Robin Craig Guthrie
chalk, 1937
NPG 4162


Sir (Arthur) Beverley Baxter

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil, pen and ink and crayon, 1937
NPG 6504


Sir Desmond MacCarthy

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil, 1938
NPG 3936


Geoffrey Dawson

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil, pen and ink, crayon and white chalk, 1939
NPG 6505


Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pen and ink and crayon, 1939
NPG 6508


Moira Shearer

by Robin Craig Guthrie
oil on canvas, circa 1946
NPG 5974


Clement Attlee

by Robin Craig Guthrie
black and white chalk on paper laid on card, 1950s?
NPG 6502


William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil on paper laid on card, 1950s?
NPG 6511


Sir Frank Whittle

by Robin Craig Guthrie
crayon, 1950s?
NPG 6514


Sir Claude Auchinleck

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pencil and crayon, 1958
NPG 6503


Edward Thomas

by Robin Craig Guthrie
linocut, after 1917
NPG D7663


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