Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945)
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Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945)

Souvenir of Scarborough

Details
Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945)
Souvenir of Scarborough
signed, inscribed and dated 'Will Rothenstein 1893/Scarbro'.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
24 x 16 in. (61 x 40.6 cm.)
Provenance
Oliver Simon, London.
Jill Simon Goodman, by descent from the above, in 1956.
By descent from the above to the present owners.
Exhibited
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, William Rothenstein: A Memorial Exhibition, May - June 1950, no. 4.
Special notice

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Lot Essay

This picture was owned by Oliver Simon, the influential printer and book designer who was co-owner of the Curwen Press, and who worked with a number of artists including Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Ben Nicholson. This placed him in contact with a number of artists of the day, including Graham Sutherland.
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