William Roberts Leadenhall Market 1913

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Artwork details

Artist
William Roberts 1895–1980
Title
Leadenhall Market
Date 1913
Medium Graphite and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 587 x 470 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1963
Reference
T00581
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00581 LEADENHALL MARKET 1913

Inscr. ‘William Roberts. 13’. b.l.
Pencil, with pen and ink outlines added, on paper, 25 1/2×19 1/2 (65×49·5); framing outline, 23 1/8×18 1/2 (59×47).
Purchased from the Redfern Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1963.
Coll: Sir Cyril Kendall Butler; Richard Troy; Redfern Gallery c. 1961–2.
Exh: 20th Century French and English Drawings and Watercolours, Redfern Gallery, January–February 1963 (412), as ‘Factory Agitation’.

The artist said that Sir Cyril Kendall Butler asked him to make six drawings of London markets, but in the end he only made two: this one and one of Billingsgate.

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

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