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Michael Rothenstein R.A, Watercolour, Butterfly Kite & Fruit Bowl, 1988, Framed
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Size: Frame 82.5 x 63 cm (32.5 x 25 inches) Condition: Excellent condition, colours fresh, original gallery frame in good condition. The large watercolour is on a them often visited by Rothestein and is a delightfully fresh image. Signed in pencil by the artist bottom left. The label on the back states that the item was from the Fosse Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold, by whom acquired from the artist in 1988 (the date of the picture would be c1988). About the artist Michael Rothenstein, son of the celebrated artist Sir William Rothenstein, was born in Hampstead, London on March 19, 1908. He studied at the Chelsea Polytechnic and the Central School of Arts and Crafts. At age sixteen, he received his first commission as an illustrator and he had his first solo exhibition at London’s Warren Gallery in 1931. Rothenstein began his career as a painter but turned more and more toward printmaking in the mid 1940s. Rothenstein work briefly with Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17 in Paris after World War II. When he returned to England he set up his printmaking studio in Great Bardfield, Essex, a burgeoning artists village. He won first prize in the Giles Bequest Competition for color woodcuts and linocuts in 1954 and 1956. During the 1960s Rothenstein developed his style of abstraction using “found” objects and produced prints in lithography, linocut, etching and screenprint. In 1966, he published Frontiers of Printmaking: New Aspects of Relief Printing. During this time he also began lecturing internationally. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1977 and a Royal Academician in 1984. His work is represented in the collections of the Tate, Victoria and Albert Museum, the British Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Michael Rothenstein died on July 5, 1993 in Stisted, Essex, England.
Frame 82.5 x 63 cm (32.5 x 25 inches)
Chester's Farm Antiques has clarified that the Michael Rothenstein R.A, Watercolour, Butterfly Kite & Fruit Bowl, 1988, Framed (LA348629) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1988
Excellent condition, colours fresh, original gallery frame in good condition.
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This Michael Rothenstein R.A, Watercolour, Butterfly Kite & Fruit Bowl, 1988, Framed is located in Nottingham, United Kingdom