Albert Rutherston. 1881-1953. Figures by a Lake.

Albert Rutherston. 1881-1953. Figures by a Lake.

Code: 11830


W: 35cm (13.8")H: 22cm (8.7")

£1,250.00 Mounted Only Approx $1578.28, €1450.12, £1250
Albert Rutherston (1881-1953) Figures relaxing by a lake signed and dated 1921 l.l., pencil, watercolour and gouache on brown paper, stuck down sheet 22.5 x 35cm, mounted.

Albert Rutherston, painter, stage and costume designer, book illustrator and poster designer, was born in Bradford, the younger brother of Sir William Rothenstein. A sociable and extrovert man, Albert enjoyed the company of other artists and was part of a trio known as the ‘Three Musketeers’: Albert, and the artists, Augustus John and William Orpen, and the three men worked, socialised, and holidayed together. Examples of his work are in the collections of the Tate Gallery, V&A, British Museum, Arts Council Collection, The Ashmolean, and St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, UCL Art Collection, Bradford Art Galleries, Manchester City Art Gallery and Brighton & Hove Art Gallery.