William Roberts The Cockatoos 1958

Artwork details

Artist
William Roberts 1895–1980
Title
The Cockatoos
Date 1958
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 813 x 508 mm
frame: 950 x 646 x 60 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1958
Reference
T00196
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00196 THE COCKATOOS 1958

Inscr. ‘William Roberts.’ b.r.
Canvas, 32×20 (81×51).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1958.
Exh: R.A., 1958 (333).
Repr: Sunday Times, 4 May 1958.

Painted during February and March 1958 (letter from the artist, 7 February 1959).

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

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