Judith Rothchild


Judith Rothchild Biography

Judith Rothchild is a printmaker and painter known for her delicately rendered mezzotint prints. Rothchild was born in 1950 in Boston, MA. Her education includes studies at Sarah Lawrence College, the Art Students’ League in New York, and the Boston University Tanglewood Summer Institute. She received her B.A. in Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design in 1972. Afterwards, she continued her education at the Academy of Applied Arts in Vienna. 

Since 1996, Rothchild has concentrated primarily on mezzotint printmaking and the creation of illustrated books. She has made over 30 books to date, often working with printer Mark Lintott of Verdigris Press. Many of her books feature visual interpretations of classic poems by writers including Charles Baudelaire, Walt Whitman, Pablo Neruda, and others. She has also frequently collaborated with poet Ruth Fainlight and writer Marie Rouanet. 

Rothchild lives in the Languedoc region of France. Her works may be found in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, among others.