N03887 ARTHUR CLUTTON-BROCK 1919
Inscr. ‘W.R. 1919’ b.r.
Red, black and white chalk on pink paper, 13 1/2×9 (34×23).
Presented by friends of the artist 1924.
Exh: Alpine Club Gallery, February 1921 (58).
Lit: John Rothenstein, The Portrait Drawings of William Rothenstein, 1926, p.56.
Repr: William Rothenstein, Twenty-Four Portraits, First Series, 1920 (unnumbered).
Arthur Clutton-Brock (1868–1924), essayist and critic, is best known for his life of William Morris, 1914. He was art critic to The Times 1908–24, and wrote also on religion and a variety of other subjects. Two earlier drawings, one of them dated 1916, are listed in Portrait Drawings, pp.40 and 56.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II