1 of 24 portraits of Rex Whistler
by Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler
oil on canvas, circa 1934
14 1/2 in. x 10 1/4 in. (368 mm x 260 mm)
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- Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler (1905-1944), Painter and designer. Sitter in 24 portraits, Artist of 6 portraits.
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- Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler (1905-1944), Painter and designer. Artist of 6 portraits, Sitter in 24 portraits.
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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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- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 657