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

Portrait of Gladys Calthrop

Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945)
Portrait of Gladys Calthrop
oil on canvas
40 x 26 in. (101.6 x 66 cm.)
Painted in 1922.
with Lefevre Gallery, London.
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Lot Essay

Coward met Gladys Calthrop socially in the early 1920s. Gladys was a leading British stage designer and designed costumes and sets for many of his shows until the 1940s. Their first collaboration was in 1924 at the Everyman Theatre in Hampstead where Calthrop designed the stage sets for The Vortex.

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