“Carrying the Law”. From the oil painting by William Rothenstein. An original Lithograph print c1910
Stamped by Studio
A lovely lithographic titled: “Carrying the Law”. From the oil painting by William Rothenstein. This is an original Lithograph print from 1910 taken from ‘The Studio” complete with protective paper.
This print has been carefully taken from the Original 1910 edition of ‘The Studio’ Volume Twelve, One of the most iconic collections of artworks. Finely printed on a high-quality paper. The Studio books were an outward expression of the developments in the Arts and Crafts movement.
Size: 28cm Height x 20cm Wide
The Studio books were an illustrated collection of Fine and Applied Arts published in London from 1893 until 1964. The founder and first editor was Charles Holme. The magazine exerted a major influence on the development of the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements.
The artwork from the "Studio" has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This print which we offer for sale is an original printed in 1910. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps and other notations in this print.
About the Artist: Sir William Rothenstein (29 January 1872 – 14 February 1945) was an English painter, printmaker, draughtsman, lecturer, and writer on art. Emerging during the early 1890s, Rothenstein continued to make art right up until his death in the mid-1940s. Though he covered many subjects – ranging from landscapes in France to representations of Jewish synagogues in London – he is perhaps best known for his work as a war artist in both world wars, his portraits, and his popular memoirs, written in the 1930s. More than two hundred of Rothenstein's portraits of famous people can be found in the National Portrait Gallery collection. The Tate Gallery also holds a large collection of his paintings, prints and drawings. Rothenstein served as Principal at the Royal College of Art from 1920 to 1935. He was knighted in 1931 for his services to art. In March 2015 'From Bradford to Benares: The Art of Sir William Rothenstein', the first major exhibition of Rothenstein's work for over forty years, opened at Bradford's Cartwright Hall Gallery, touring to the Ben Uri in London later that year.