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Sir William Rothenstein

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1931 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kapp, Edmond Xavier, born 1890 - died 1978 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Miriam Sacher Charitable Trust

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 301

Physical description

Portrait of Sir William Rothenstein. Head and shoulders, facing half left.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1931 (made)


Kapp, Edmond Xavier, born 1890 - died 1978 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated

Inscribed in pencil on the drawing and on the mount with name of sitter


Height: 39.3 cm, Width: 30 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing of the Sir William Rothenstein, painter and Director of the Tate Gallery. Portrait, head and shoulders, facing half left. Drawn in black chalk by Edmond Xavier Kapp. 1931.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.
Edmond Kapp : a retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings, 1911-1961, London : Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1961


Black chalk


Portraits; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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