(1881 - 1953)
Albert Rutherston was active/lived in England, Switzerland. Albert Rutherston is known for figure painting, decorative watercolors, teaching, costume design.
Biography Albert Rutherston
Albert Rutherston was a member of the talented, artistic Rothenstein family, but he anglicised his surname in 1916 during the First World War as a declaration of patriotism for the country of his birth. Born on 5 December 1881, he was the youngest of the six children of Moritz and Bertha Rothenstein, German-Jewish immigrants who had settled in Bradford in Yorkshire in the 1860s.
In 1898, aged only sixteen, Rutherston moved to London to study at the Slade School of Fine Art*, following in the footsteps of his elder brother. Rutherston's time at the Slade brought him into contact with a number of the most talented artists of the day, including Ambrose McEvoy, Spencer Gore, Harold Gilman and Wyndham Lewis. His particular friends during
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