William Roberts The Horse Dealers 1955

Artwork details

Artist
William Roberts 1895–1980
Title
The Horse Dealers
Date 1955
Medium Watercolour and crayon on paper
Dimensions Support: 508 x 343 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1958
Reference
T00174
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00174 THE HORSE DEALERS 1955

Inscr. ‘William. Roberts.’ b.l.
Watercolour and black crayon, 21 1/8×14 1/2 (54×37); painted surface, 20×13 1/2 (50·5×34·5).
Purchased from the Mayor Gallery (Cleve Fund) 1958.
Coll: Purchased by F. Mayor from the Leicester Galleries February 1958.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, February 1958 (34).

The artist has recalled (letter of 19 April 1958) that he did this drawing some time during the summer of 1955.

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

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