16 of 65 portraits matching 'john rothenstein'
by Jacques-Emile Blanche
oil on canvas, 1927
21 5/8 in. x 18 1/4 in. (550 mm x 465 mm)
Given by the estate of Elizabeth, Lady Rothenstein, 1974
Sitterback to top
- Sir John Knewstub Maurice Rothenstein (1901-1992), Art historian and Director of the Tate Gallery; son of Sir William Rothenstein. Sitter in 43 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Jacques-Emile Blanche (1861-1942), Painter and writer. Artist associated with 8 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 535
Events of 1927back to top
Current affairsThe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, acknowledging the full independence of the Irish Free State, led at the time by W.T. Cosgrave, the the first President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State.
Art and scienceThe BBC gains its Royal Charter making it a public corporation and a public service broadcaster accountable to its audience. John Reith became the first Director General with the directive to 'inform, educate and entertain.'
InternationalStalin expels Leon Trotsky from the Soviet Communist Party, giving himself greater control of the party and country by ousting opposition elements.
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