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Michael Rothenstein (1908-1993) VIEW BIOGRAPHY CLOSE BIOGRAPHY

Painter of figurative and abstract subjects in oils, watercolours, collage and mixed media; maker of assemblages, printmaker and writer on art. The younger son of William Rothenstein (painter draughtsman and lithographer, and distinguished Principal of the Royal College of Art), he studied at Chelsea School of Art in 1923, and at the Central School 1924-27, under Meninsky and Hartrick.

In 1946, after an early career as a landscape watercolourist, Michael Rothenstein embarked upon his career as a printmaker. He was dedicated to the art of printmaking from this moment onwards and explored working with lithographs, monotypes, etchings, linocuts, woodcuts, screen prints and mixed media In 1957 he worked with Hayter at Atelier 17.

He held a solo exhibition at the Warren Galler...

Cotswold House and Cart - Michael Rothenstein

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Cotswold House and Cart, 1939

Ink and watercolour
50.0 x 61.0 cms
(19.65 x 23.97 in)

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