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Rex Whistler, 1905-1944

Laurence Whistler

Rex Whistler, 1905-1944

his life and his drawings

by Laurence Whistler

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Published by Art and Technics in London .
Written in English

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  • Whistler, Rex, -- 1905-1944

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17895756M

    The artist Rex Whistler (−) was frequently in love, always with beautiful women, and seldom happily. In this book Hugh and Mirabel Cecil, authors of the acclaimed biography In Search of Rex Whistler (), trace the artist's romantic life and also his years with the Welsh Guards in the Second World War, until his tragic death, aged thirty-nine, in battle in France. Rex Whistler () ©Tim Brooks Nov It was an afternoon back in The doorbell rang, and we answered to find a man standing on the doorstep, slightly agitated and clutching a book. He introduced himself as a near- neighbour, and explained that he was trying to identify a house in Abbots Langley referred to as "The Knoll" in the.

    Rex Whistler (—) artist Find a library Select a Library (area code) design In Pursuit of Rare Meats (–7) in the restaurant of the Tate Gallery (now Tate Britain). He also did numerous book illustrations and much work for the stage, including ballet and opera. Whistler, Rex ( - ), painter, illustrator, designer. Rex Whistler () The Elders, from 'Susannah and the Elders' signed 'Rex Whistler' (lower right) and further signed and inscribed '"The Elders."/Rex Whistler./20 Fitzroy Street./W' (on an old label attached to the reverse) oil on canvas board, in the original hand painted frame 8 5/8 x .

      The mural was commissioned for Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire by Maud Russell, whose connections to Evelyn Waugh’s set of ‘bright young things’ led to her meeting Rex Whistler (). I’ve since learned that Whistler was an inspiration for Charles Ryder in Brideshead Revisited, which makes it all the more poignant.   During my interview, I also discuss Rex Whistler’s beautiful ‘Clovelly’ Toile de Jouy style design. It’s over 80 years since celebrated artist, illustrator and muralist Rex Whistler ( – ) developed his sketches of Clovelly into a textile design.


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Rex Whistler, 1905-1944 by Laurence Whistler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reginald John "Rex" Whistler (24 June – 18 July ) was a British artist, designer and illustrator. Reginald John Whistler was born in Britain on 24 Juneat Rex Whistler, greater London, the son of architect and estate agent Henry Whistler and Helen Frances Mary, the daughter of Rev.

Charles Slegg Ward, vicar of Wootton St Lawrence Education: Slade School of Art (). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whistler, Laurence, Rex Whistler, New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy, [©] (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whistler, Rex, Rex Whistler, REX WHISTLER, His life and drawings.

Hardcover – January 1, by Lawernce Whistler (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(2).

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This is a lovely if pushed I think I would struggle to find anything in it to whole layout 1905-1944 book the book is incredibly tasteful in my opinion and the story of Rex Whistler's life is told in an interesting and informative 's worth taking a trip to places where his work can be seen, for example; Mottisfont Abbey, near Romsey, Hampshire/5(38).

‘Rex Whistler, a Memorial Exhibition’ Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 12 October to 18 December and also shown at the Art Gallery, Brighton, 7 to 28 Jan. ‘Rex Whistler's War, - JulyArtist into Tank Commander’, National Army Museum, 18th May - 18th September Rex Whistler – (b Eltham, Kent [now in Greater London], 24 June ; d nr.

Le Mesnil, Normandy, 18 July ). British painter, graphic artist, and stage designer. View profile. Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press).

A beautifully designed slipcase containing Love and War and Family, Friendship and Landscapes—two complementary volumes that are also available separately The two volumes in this boxed set celebrate the artist Rex Whistler (), portrait painter, designer of theater sets and costumes, illustrator, and the outstanding mural painter of the interwar years.5/5(5).

Rex Whistler – British View all 43 artworks. The Dairy He also did numerous book illustrations and much work for the stage, including ballet and opera. Read more. He was killed in action in the Second World War.

His brother Sir Laurence Whistler (–), a writer and glass engraver, published several books on him. Text. REX WHISTLER, His life and drawings.

by Whistler, Laurence. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Original pen & ink drawing by Rex Whistler () acquired from The BP Shell Collection at Sotheby's Olympia London S. Frame: 19"H x "W Art: "H x "W Artist Bio: Reginald John Whistler was born in Britain on 24 Juneat Eltham, greater London, the son of architect and estate agent Henry Whistler and Helen Frances Mary, daughter of Rev.

Charles Slegg. WHISTLER Rex () ‘A Man of Pedigree’ (W&F). Ink and watercolour. Inscribed by the artist. Inscribed verso by Laurence Whistler ‘Rex Whistler / c / Drawn for Ronald Hall’. Intended for A Book of Pensees, Ronald Hall (unpublished). Provenance: Gift from. Description: Rex Whistler () pencil drawing St Sebastian Provenance: The De La Mare family, x 14in.

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from. Rex Whistler () was one of the most intriguing artists of the interwar years.

His work encompassed all areas of art and design, from set design for opera, ballet and the West End theatre to book illustration. He painted moving and memorable portraits, of people and of their houses.

And he was the outstanding mural painter of his day. Designs for the theatre by Rex Whistler. appreciation by Cecil Beaton; forward by Laurence Whistler Whistler, Rex, [ Book: ] At Nat Gall Aus Res. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: ,) The Königsmark drawings: reproduced in facsimile in sepia and colour.

Rex Whistler – Twitter; Facebook; Email; Pinterest; Self-Portrait c License this image. The two faces of Rex Whistler ( ^) Reginald John (‘Rex’) Whistler (figure 1) is perhaps best remembered for his witty representations of two faces in a single picture, although these were not seen by him to reflect his most important work.

His upside-down drawings hardly feature in his broth-er’s account of his life and drawings. Description: Rex Whistler () - A small but academically important collection of schoolboy artwork dating from the years to when Rex attended Mrs Workman's private school in Abbots Langley, Herefordshire.

Included in the lot are a sketch book with many humorous and other drawings including a signed watercolour of the R.M.S.

Anthology of Mine by Rex Whistler and a great selection of related books, Designs for the Theatre by Rex Whistler - Part Two. Whistler, Rex. Published by London: Curtain Press () Used.

Softcover. Rex Whistler A Memorial Exhibition. WHISTLER, REX.Rex Whistler, Imaginative Painter, Romantic Hero First, know that English artist Rex Whistler () was no relation at all to American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (–), however amusing it would be to link their work.Rex Whistler's War, - July Artist into Tank Commander.