George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Sir William Rothenstein (Bradford 1872 - Oakridge 1945)
National Trust Inventory Number 1274501

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1900 - 1945
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 698 x 800 mm (31 1/2 x 27 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) by Sir William Rothenstein (Bradford 1872 - Oakridge 1945). Shaw's head in right profile, unfinished sketching of collar and shoulder, drab green background around head. Rest of canvas unpainted.


Loaned to the National Trust by the artist's granddaughter, and Accepted in Lieu in 2002.

Makers and roles

Sir William Rothenstein (Bradford 1872 - Oakridge 1945), artist

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Materials Canvas (10117)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12642)
Collection Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire (Accredited Museum) (4812)
Periods 20th century (182276)
Maker Sir William Rothenstein (Bradford 1872 - Oakridge 1945) (27)
Subjects George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) (26)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

Record Status


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