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Sir William Rothenstein: Portrait drawings

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8848

Scope and Contents

Drawings of Sir Francis Darwin (1848-1925), 1904, in charcoal, 29.5 x 23cm; Francis MacDonald Cornford (1874-1963), 1909, in charcoal and red chalk, 33.5 x 28.5cm; and Frances Crofts Cornford (1886-1960), daughter of Sir Francis Darwin, undated, in charcoal, 25.5. x 35.5cm.


  • Creation: 1904-1909


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3 item(s) (3 drawings)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mrs Clare Chapman (née Cornford), 1990


cf. John Rothenstein, 'The portrait drawings of William Rothenstein 1889-1925. An iconography', 1926, in which the portrait of Sir Frances Darwin is uncatalogued, Francis Macdonald Cornford's is no. 225, and Frances Croft Cornford is uncatalogued (probably post-1925)
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