Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild(1936-), Financier and patron of the arts
Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild
Sitter in 6 portraits
Financier and patron of the arts, Lord Rothschild is President of J. Rothschild Holdings, Chairman of Five Arrows Limited and was Chairman of the Heritage Memorial Fund. He was a Trustee of the National Gallery from 1985 to 1991 and became President of the Institute of Jewish Affairs (now the Institute for Jewish Policy Research) in 1992.
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by Lucian Freud
oil on canvas, 1989
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