(1915 - 1997)
Kenneth Rowntree was active/lived in United Kingdom. Kenneth Rowntree is known for landscape, still life.
Biography Kenneth Rowntree
Kenneth Rowntree (1915-1997)
He was an artist and illustrator who relished everyday,
overlooked subjects, incorporating modernist space and traditional
objects with an almost toy-like neatness that often verged on the
Rowntree attended the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford and then the
Slade School of Fine Art in London. At the outbreak of war he became,
like Richard Eurich, an Official War Artist - although he remained a
conscientious objector. With a gift for evoking particular places, he
took part in the Pilgrim Trust along with sixty other artists,
commissioned by the government, to record the appearance and landscape
of England and Wales before any changes caused by wartime
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