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Rothenstein, John 1901-1992

Works: 424 works in 1,186 publications in 5 languages and 15,467 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Caricatures and cartoons  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Collaborator, Redactor
Classifications: ND553.M3, 759.2
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Modern English painters by John Rothenstein( Book )
63 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
"A series of studies, chronologically arranged ... this work will constitute a history of modern English painting ... concerned with ... individual painters ... detailed treatment, both critical and biographical"--Cover
The Tate Gallery by John Rothenstein( Book )
42 editions published between 1953 and 1966 in English and French and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
Turner by Graham Reynolds( Book )
51 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
"J. M. W. Turner was a painter whose treatment of light put him squarely in the pantheon of the world's preeminent artists, but his character was a tangle of fascinating contradictions. While he could be coarse and rude, manipulative, ill-mannered, and inarticulate, he was also generous, questioning, and humane, and he displayed through his work a hitherto unrecognized optimism about the course of human progress. With two illegitimate daughters and several mistresses whom Turner made a career of not including in his public life, the painter was also known for his entrepreneurial cunning, demanding and receiving the highest prices for his work." "Over the course of sixty years, Turner traveled thousands of miles to seek out the landscapes of England and Europe. He was drawn overwhelmingly to coasts, to the electrifying rub of the land with the sea, and he regularly observed their union from the cliff, the beach, the pier, or from a small boat. Fueled by his prodigious talent, Turner revealed to himself and others the personality of the British and European landscapes and the moods of the surrounding seas. He kept no diary, but his many sketchbooks are intensely autobiographical, giving clues to his techniques, his itineraries, his income and expenditures, and his struggle to master the theories of perspective." "In Turner, James Hamilton takes advantage of new material discovered since the 1975 bicentennial celebration of the artist's birth, paying particular attention to the diary of sketches with which Turner narrated his life. Hamilton's textured portrait is fully complemented by a sixteen-page illustrations insert, including many color reproductions of Turner's most famous landscape paintings. Seamlessly blending vibrant biography with astute art criticism, Hamilton writes with energy, style, and erudition to address the contradictions of this great artist."--BOOK JACKET
British art since 1900, an anthology by John Rothenstein( Book )
13 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Landscape painting by Konstantin Bazarov( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Augustus John by Augustus John( Book )
58 editions published between 1934 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 765 libraries worldwide
An introduction to English painting by John Rothenstein( Book )
41 editions published between 1933 and 2001 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Nineteenth-century painting; a study in conflict by John Rothenstein( Book )
9 editions published between 1932 and 1967 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Edward Burra by Edward John Burra( Book )
21 editions published between 1945 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 libraries worldwide
The moderns and their world by Sir John Rothenstein( Book )
10 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
An introductory overview of modern art discusses impressionism, cubism, abstration, the Nabis, the Fauves, Expressionists, Brücke, and the Blaue Reiter. Sixty-three painters are represented, with short biographies provided
Stanley Spencer, the man : correspondence and reminiscences by Stanley Spencer( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A pot of paint; the artists of the 1890's by John Rothenstein( Book )
8 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon( Book )
30 editions published between 1900 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
"This book, which accompanies the first major retrospective exhibition in America of Bacon's paintings since his death in 1992, will give uninhibited voice to the thoughts of three prominent scholars of his art. Art historians Dennis Farr and Sally Yard, and Bacon's friend and biographer Michael Peppiatt discuss their views of the artist's intense and unsettling body of work, introducing a wealth of material that sheds new light on his creative life and working methods. Accompanying the essays are three historic interviews with the artist by Michael Peppiatt. Finally, Dennis Farr provides authoritative and illuminating discussion of each work in the exhibition."--BOOK JACKET
The world of Camera by Camera( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Brave day, hideous night; autobiography, 1939-1965 by John Rothenstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 libraries worldwide
This second part of Sir John Rothenstein's autobiography begins with his taking up his duties as Director of the Tate Gallery, which he faced a discouraging situation. The Gallery's administration had collapsed the previous year; there was no official purchasing grant; the Turner Bequest was in lamentable condition and largely unknown; the leading artists of the emerging generation were unrepresented. Before he had time to make more than a beginning the War broke out, the collection was dispersed to places of safety, and the Gallery suffered heavy damage from bombing. With the return of peace Sir John applied himself to the task of securing the repair of the building, the re-construction of the collection, and the forming of an administration. In 1946 the Tate was partially reopened and for the first time a purchasing grant was established. The six years that followed were, Sir John believes, the most fruitful of his directorship. But in 1952 there came a savage attack on him
The poet's corner by Max Beerbohm( Book )
11 editions published in 1943 in English and German and held by 262 libraries worldwide
The life and death of Conder by John Rothenstein( Book )
12 editions published between 1938 and 1941 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Modern English painters, Sickert to Smith by John Rothenstein( Book )
14 editions published between 1952 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 libraries worldwide
John Nash by John Rothenstein( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Modern English painters; Wood to Hockney by John Rothenstein( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
John Rothenstein
Knewstub, Maurice 1901-1992 Wirklicher Name
Rothenstein, John
Rothenstein, John Knewstub Maurice
Rothenstein, John Knewstub Maurice 1901-1992
Rothenstein, John Knewstub Maurice, Sir, 1901-
Rothenstein, John Knewstub Maurice, Sir, 1901-1992
Rothenstein, John, Sir, 1901-
Rothenstein, John, Sir 1901-1992
Rothenstein, John, Sir, b. 1901
Rothenstein, Sir John 1901-1992
English (437)
Italian (14)
French (11)
German (9)
Dutch (1)
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