3 of 5 portraits by Sir Stanley Spencer
by Sir Stanley Spencer
19 7/8 in. x 16 in. (506 mm x 405 mm)
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 2005
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
- Sir Stanley Spencer (1891-1959), Painter. Artist of 5 portraits, Sitter associated with 34 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Rothenstein's interest in Spencer's work developed into friendship. Rothenstein wrote a monograph of the artist in 1979.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Life lines: Recently acquired 20th Century drawings (31 October 2009 - 25 April 2010)