Rothenstein, Michael. (1 of 10). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    interviewee's home, United Kingdom

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    Rothenstein, Michael, 1908- (speaker, male)

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    Gooding, Mel, (speaker, male)

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    Part 1. Description of Rothenstein's childhood artwork, importance in it of family festivals, nature and the First World War; comments on it made by Peter Fuller. Influence on Michael of his father, William Rothenstein; Michael's relations with his sisters and mother (Mary Knewstubb, actress, stage name Alice Kingsley). Anecdote from John Knewstubb (painter, Mary's father, Rothenstein's grandfather) concerning Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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    Michael Rothenstein interviewed by Mel Gooding: full transcript of the interview

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