Ben Uri collection

Snow on the Downs

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 watercolour on paper

Materials and techniques watercolour (medium) paper (support)

Unframed 23 x 30 cm

Framed 37.6 x 50.4 cm

Signed signed (lower right) MCM

Acquisition Presented by Mrs Mancini Roith (the artist's widow), 1988

Accession number 1988-5i

Display status not on display


painting | pastoral

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