Samuel Shaw (Yale Center for British Art)

Samuel Shaw is currently working on a critical study of the artist William Rothenstein, a Bradford artist of German-Jewish descent who trained in Paris, worked in India, and promoted Dutch, Italian, and Spanish art in early twentieth century London. His wider interests incorporate the London art market from 1890-1920, the role of the artist-critic, and reception of the Old Masters in turn of the century Britain.

Keywords: London art market, William Rothenstein, Edwardian art, artist as critic, Edwardian cosmopolitanism, reception of european art in Britain c.1900

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