1 of 20 portraits of Rupert Brooke
by Gwen Raverat
10 1/2 in. x 7 3/4 in. (268 mm x 198 mm)
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 1985
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Artistback to top
- Gwendolen ('Gwen') Raverat (née Darwin) (1885-1957), Artist; wood engraver. Artist of 3 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 79
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.