N04148 THE CHAR c. 1923–4
Inscr. ‘Roberts.’ t.r.
Canvas, 17×13 (43×33).
Presented by Lord Duveen 1926.
Coll: Purchased from the artist by Sir Joseph (later Lord) Duveen 1924.
Repr: William Roberts, Paintings 1917–1958, 1960, p.31, as 1923.
The artist wrote (1 August 1951) that this picture was painted, to the best of his knowledge, in 1924. A squared-up drawing for it is reproduced in Drawing and Design, II, 1927, p.129.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II