Sir William Rothenstein biographical sketches for English Portraits
Biographical sketches chiefly of English literary figures by English painter Sir William Rothenstein and other English writers, compiled for Rothenstein's English portraits.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes autograph manuscripts by Sir William Rothenstein, Bernard Shaw, Sir Max Beerbohm, Frederick York Powell, Lionel Johnson, Lawrence Binyon, Henry Thomas Dixon, Charles Larcom Graves, Vernon Blackburn, Grant Richards, Laurence Housman, Louis Frederic Austin, and Sir Edmund Gosse. Biographical subjects include Sir F. Seymour Haden, William Archer, John Sargent, Sidney Colvin, Charles Villiers Stanford, Bernard Shaw, Grant Allen, Sir Henry Irving, and Henry James.
Biographical / Historical
The English painter and writer Rothenstein wrote, compiled, and published these biographical sketches as English portraits, which appeared together with his lithographic drawings as a 12-part series in 1897-1898.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
52M-25. Purchased with the C. M. Parker fund; received: 1953 April 8.
- Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Sir William Rothenstein biographical sketches for English Portraits, 1897-1898: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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