Catalogue entry

T00322 ATHLETES EXERCISING IN A GYMNASIUM c. 1918–20

Inscr. ‘William Roberts’ b.r.
Pen, pencil and watercolour, 17 3/4×14 1/8 (45×36).
Purchased from the Reid Gallery (Grant-in-Aid with assistance from the Cleve Fund) 1960.
Coll: Louis Golding until 1958.
Exh: (?) Group X, Mansard Gallery, March–April 1920 (Roberts 1), as ‘Athletes exercising in a Gymnasium’.

Purchased under the title ‘Gymnastics’, this drawing is probably identical with ‘Athletes exercising in a Gymnasium’ exhibited at Group X in 1920. It is similar in style to the pen drawing ‘Boxers’ reproduced in the catalogue of this exhibition.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II