Artist biography

Robin GUTHRIE b. 1902

Portrait, genre and landscape painter, mural decorator, illustrator and draughtsman. Born 15 June 1902 in Harting, Hampshire, son of James Guthrie of the Pear Tree Press. Studied at the Slade School 1918–22. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1923; member 1928. First exhibition with Rodney Burn and Stephen Bone at the Goupil Gallery 1926. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1931. Director of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, U.S.A., 1931–3. Instructor at the R.C.A. 1950–2 and at the City and Guilds School. Illustrations include A Nosegay of Verses by S. R. and J. Guthrie 1916, All the Way to Alfriston by Eleanor Farjeon 1919, and A Wild Garden by James Guthrie 1924.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I