Ben Uri collection

Torso of Young Man

Artist information

Name Maurice Mancini Roith (1900-1958)

Born Brest-Litovsk, Poland

Died London, England

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Maurice Mancini Roith was born in Brest-Litovsk, Poland but raised in London. He worked as a scene painter at Covent Garden Opera House while studying part-time at the Westminster School of Art under Walter Sickert and Bernard Meninsky, afterwards dividing his time between business and painting. A nude by Maurice Mancini Roith was exhibited at Ben Uri's 1946 exhibition "Paintings and Sculpture by Contemporary Jewish Artists". Mancini Roith died in London in 1958 and an exhibition of his work, organised by Ben Uri, was held aboard the "Tattershall Castle" on the Thames in 1979.

Object Details

Object type painting

Medium oil on canvas

Materials and techniques oil (medium) canvas (support)

Unframed 61 x 51 cm

Framed 78 x 68 cm

Acquisition Presented by Mrs Mancini Roith (the artist's widow)

Accession number 1987-332ix

Display status not on display

Keywords

painting | portrait

Literature

eds., Walter Schwab and Julia Weiner, "Jewish Artists: the Ben Uri Collection" (London:Ben Uri Art Society in association with Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd), 1994, p. 87 (cat. 332) as part of "Collection of 9 Paintings", presented by the artist's widow.


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