The Basil Rathbone Gallery

Artists' Depictions of
Basil Rathbone

Miscellaneous drawings/paintings of Rathbone appear on Pages One and Two. Sherlock Holmes pictures are on Page Three.

Caricature by John Decker
by John Decker
Rathbone caricature by Freyre
by Freyre
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by Hirschfeld, 1958

Basil and Ouida Rathbone
by Emma Schultz, 1940

a close-up from a poster for Anna Karenina
Two drawings (below) by Ben Solowey of Rathbone in theatrical roles
Used by permission of
the Studio of Ben Solowey

Rathbone as Rev. Lucy in "The Devil Passes" (1931)  by Ben Solowey

Rathbone as Judas (1929)  by Ben Solowey

Capitan Levasseur
Rathbone in Captain Blood,
by JoAnna, ca. 1990


a close-up of Rathbone from a poster for The Comedy of Terrors

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Rathbone in The Comedy of Terrors

by R. Geary
(appears on the card in "More Hollywood Characters")
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An oil painting by Clement Feytel Mortashed, 1958

A close-up from a poster for Tales of Terror
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Rathbone, Marlene Dietrich and Joseph Schildkraut in The Garden of Allah (Punch, 1937)
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Rathbone on the cover of "Basil's Booklet," the official BR Fan Club publication, Feb., 1959
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by Will Carroll
(Theatre Magazine, June 1928)
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Basil wearing "Mouse Ears"
(MAD Magazine, 1957)

Below: six drawings from a brochure for the 1927 play "The Command to Love"






Below are three drawings by Sarah Lee, 2009:

Rathbone as Richard III (The Tower of London)

Rathbone as Ahmed (The Adventures of Marco Polo)

Rathbone as Gerald Lovell (Love from a Stranger)
See page 3 for another Sarah Lee drawing of Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes.

a close-up from a poster for Make a Wish

A close-up from the cover of Famous Monsters, Sept. 1962

a close-up from a poster for The Sun Never Sets

a close-up from a poster for International Lady

a close-up from a poster for Confession

a close-up from a poster for The Black Sleep
Errol Flynn and Basil Rathbone in a scene from the Adventures of Robin Hood
Pastel drawing of a scene from Adventures
of Robin Hood
, by Marcia Davis, 1974

a close-up from a poster for Adventures of Robin Hood

Sir Guy of Gisbourne and Robin Hood, a close-up from a poster for Adventures of Robin Hood,

a close-up from a poster for Adventures of Robin Hood

a close-up from a poster for Adventures of Robin Hood

a close-up from a poster for Adventures of Robin Hood

a close-up from a poster for Rio

Rathbone and Josephine Hutchinson in a close-up from a Turkish poster for Son of Frankenstein, artwork by Mahmut Yagci

a close-up from a poster for Romeo and Juliet

a close-up from a poster for Tower of London

a close-up from a poster for Tower of London

a close-up from a poster for Tower of London

a poster for A Woman Commands

a close-up from a poster for A Woman Commands

a close-up from a poster for The Magic Sword
     
If you have a drawing or painting of Rathbone you'd like to have displayed on the Basil Rathbone Gallery, please e-mail me a scan or mail me a photo. Contact gisbourne@basilrathbone.net 

More Artists' Depictions of Basil Rathbone on Page Two

 

 

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