Sir William Rothenstein, (1872 – 1945)
William was born in Bradford and studied at the Slade
School of Art, and also studied in Paris where he met
Rex Whistler and Edgar Degas. As a member of the International
Society of Sculptors, Painters and Engravers, he served
as an official War Artist in World War I and II.
From his later position was Principal of the Royal College
of Art, he encouraged other artist’s such as Henry
Moore and Paul Nash and wrote several books.