© estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Sir William Rothenstein
red and white chalk, 1925
10 7/8 in. x 11 7/8 in. (277 mm x 301 mm)
Bequeathed by Nigel Nicolson, 2005
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Sitterback to top
- Sir Harold George Nicolson (1886-1968), Diplomat and writer; husband of Vita Sackville-West. Sitter associated with 21 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945), Artist and teacher of art. Artist associated with 220 portraits, Sitter in 24 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Apparently a commissioned drawing, long in the family's possession. Harold Nicholson wrote in his diary on 6 June 1930, 'I go to William Rothenstein to have a drawing done'.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Life lines: Recently acquired 20th Century drawings (31 October 2009 - 25 April 2010)
- Portraits on paper (29 July 2006 - 3 December 2006)