Karen Taylor Fine Art

Agent, Advisor and Dealer in British Art

Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945)

Three studies of a black man wearing a turban

Sir William Rothensteinframed


Signed and dated u.r.: Rothenstein 99, red, black and white chalk on brown paper
28 x 30.5 cm; 11 x 12 inches

Gloria, Countess Bathurst (1827-2018)


The artist’s training at the Académie Julian is reflected in this elegant and rather French looking drawing aux trois crayons drawn in 1899.

Countess Bathurst was a successful model for couturiers such as Jacques Fath and Christian Dior as well as featuring in Vogue. Born Gloria Clarry, she married William Rothenstein’s nephew, the lawyer David Rutherston (1925-1975) in 1965, the son of the artist Albert Rutherston (1881-1953).

Following husband’s death in 1975, Gloria married Henry, 8th Earl Bathurst (1927-2011) in 1978 and moved to Cirencester Park, Gloucestershire.

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