Rothenstein, Michael. (3 of 10). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    Rothenstein, Michael, 1908- (speaker, male)

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    Gooding, Mel, (speaker, male)

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    Part 3. Attendance at School of Art Woodcarving, Chepstow Place, London, and at Chelsea and Central schools of art. Friendship with Edward Burra at Chelsea School of Art; Burra's working methods. At Central School of Art: teaching of Bernard Meninsky, A.S. Hartrick and others; friendship with Morris Kestelman. Anecdote of Hartrick's about Van Gogh's working methods. Psychological impact of Rothenstein's suffering from myxoedema; psychiatric and medical treatment for it. Marriage to Duffy Fitz-Gerald, 1935. Exhibition at Matthieson Gallery, London, 1938. Career of John Rothenstein, Michael's brother.

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

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