William Rothenstein(1872-1945), Artist and teacher of art
Sir William Rothenstein
Sitter in 24 portraits
Artist associated with 222 portraits
Artist; one of a group of progressive artists trained at the Slade, and influenced by impressionism; painted portraits, landscapes and subject pictures; published several sets of lithographs of famous men of the time; an influential teacher and spokesman for the arts; published his reminiscences. Professor of Civic Art, University of Sheffield, 1917-26; Principal of the Royal College of Art, 1920-35.