William Roberts
Skipping (The Gutter) 1934–5

Artwork details

William Roberts 1895–1980
Skipping (The Gutter)
Date 1934–5
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1445 x 705 mm
frame: 1525 x 770 x 65 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1979
On display at Tate Britain
Room: 1930

Catalogue entry

T02347 SKIPPING (The Gutter) 1935

Inscribed ‘Roberts. 1936’ bottom right
Oil on canvas, 56 7/8 × 27 3/4 (144.5 × 70.5)
Purchased from Ernest Cooper (Grant-in-Aid) 1979
Prov: Ernest Cooper, Findon (purchased from the artist)
Exh: (‘The Gutter’) as for T.2346; (‘Skipping’) William Roberts ARA: Retrospective Exhibition, Tate Gallery, November–December 1965 (54, ‘The Gutter’ repr.); Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, January 1966 (54, ‘The Gutter’ repr.); Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, January–February 1966 (54, ‘The Gutter’ repr.); Paintings and Drawings by William Roberts, RA from the Ernest Cooper Collection, Worthing Art Gallery, April–June 1972 (22) as ‘The Gutter 11’
Repr: as for T02346

This was originally the right-hand section of ‘The Gutter’, of which the left- hand part is T02346. The signature and incorrect date 1936 were added when the picture was divided.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1978-80: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1981

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