The Camden Town Group in Context

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Robert Bevan


Exhibition catalogues

1913Paintings and Drawings by Robert Bevan, Carfax & Co., London, April 1913.
1926Memorial Exhibition of Works by the Late Robert Bevan, Goupil Gallery, London, February 1926. Introduction by John Nash.
1944Paintings by Robert Bevan, Drawings by Keith Vaughan, Lefevre Gallery, London, May 1944.
1956–7Robert Bevan, 1865–1925, Arts Council tour, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, November 1956, Arts Council Gallery, London, December 1956, Southampton Art Gallery, January 1957, Plymouth Art Gallery, February 1957, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, March 1957. Introduction by J. Wood Palmer.
1959An Exhibition of Drawings and Lithographs by Robert Bevan 1865–1925, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 10–26 March 1959. Introduction by R.A. Bevan.
1960Robert Bevan: Early Paintings 1895–1908, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, 22 April–16 May 1960.
1961Paintings by Robert Bevan (1865–1925), P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 6–26 April 1961. Introduction by Philip Hendy.
1965Robert Bevan 1865–1925: Centenary Exhibition, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 23 March–13 April 1965. Introduction by Ian Robertson.
1965Centenary Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Lithographs by Robert Bevan, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 24 April–9 May 1965. Introduction by Ian Robertson.
1966The English Friends of Paul Gauguin, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, 18 May–2 July 1966. Includes sixteen works by Bevan.
1967Robert Bevan 1965–1925: Drawings and Watercolours, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, 31 January–10 March 1967. Introduction by J. Wood Palmer.
1968Robert Bevan: Lithographs, Maltzahn Gallery, London 1968.
1968An Exhibition of Selected Paintings by Robert Bevan, 1865–1925, and his Wife Stanislawa de Karlowska, 1976–1952, Anglo-Polish Society, London, 20 March–1 April 1968. Includes fourteen works by Bevan.
1969Robert Bevan: Early Paintings, 1895–1908, D’Offay-Couper Gallery, London, 22 April–16 May 1969.
1972Lithographs by Robert Bevan 1865–1925, William Weston Gallery, London, 28 February 1972–.
1974Robert Bevan 1965–1925: The Complete Graphic Works, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 14 March–11 April 1974.
1975English Paintings from the Bevan Collection: A Memorial Exhibition for R.A. Bevan 1901–1974, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, 16 April–9 May 1975. Includes seven works by Bevan.
1975An Exhibition of the Bevan Gift of Paintings and Drawings by the Camden Town Group, Camden Arts Centre, London 1975.
1981Robert Bevan 1965–1925: Drawings and Watercolours, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, 25 June–15 August 1981. Introduction by Caroline Cuthbert.
1986Artists at Applehayes: Camden Town Painters at a West Country Farm, 1909–1924, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, 24 May–6 July 1986, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, 26 July–30 August 1986. Text by Rosalind Billingham.
1996The Friday Club, 1905–1922, Michael Parkin Gallery, London, 24 April–17 May 1996. Introduction by Richard Shone.
2004Peintres britanniques en Bretagne, Musée de Pont-Aven, 26 June–27 September 2004. Essay by Catherine Puget on Bevan.
2008–9A Countryman in Town: Robert Bevan and the Cumberland Market Group, Southampton City Art Gallery, 26 September–14 December 2008, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, 13 January–21 March 2009. Texts by Tim Craven and Patrick Baty.
2008–10From Sickert to Gertler: Modern British Art from Boxted House, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, March–June 2008, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, October–December 2008, Brighton Art Gallery and Museums, April–September 2010. Texts by Alice Strang, Frances Stenlake, Caroline Cuthbert and Dick Chapman.


1965R.A. Bevan, Robert Bevan, 1865–1925: A Memoir by his Son, Studio Vista, London 1965.
1968Graham Dry, Robert Bevan 1865–1925: Catalogue raisonné of the Lithographs and other Prints, Maltzahn Gallery, London 1968.
1992Maureen Connett, Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Group, David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1992.
1999Frances Stenlake, From Cuckfield to Camden Town: The Story of Artist Robert Bevan (1865–1925), Cuckfield Museum, Cuckfield 1999.
2008Frances Stenlake, Robert Bevan: From Gauguin to Camden Town, Unicorn Press, London 2008.


1922Gerrard Gwathmey, ‘A Group of English Art Rebels: Gilman, Ginner, Bevan and Others and What They Stand For’, Arts & Decoration, August 1922, pp.252–3.
1926‘Art Exhibitions’, Times, 4 February 1926.
1926Frank Rutter, ‘The Art of Robert Bevan (1865–1925)’, Sunday Times, 7 February 1926.
1926‘The Late Robert Bevan’, The Observer, 14 February 1926.
1926‘The Robert Bevan Memorial Exhibition’, Colour, March 1926.
1956Denys Sutton, ‘Painter of a Vanished Age’, Country Life, 20 December 1956.
1957J. Wood Palmer, ‘Robert Bevan: 1865–1925’, Studio, vol.157, no.766, January 1957, pp.14–17.
1958F. Gordon Roe, ‘The Adventurous Robert Bevan: A Notable Painter of Horses and Horse Sales’, British Racehorse, July 1958.
1961Terence Mullaly, ‘Artist Worth Remembering: 36 Robert Beavan [sic] Oils on Show’, Daily Telegraph, 13 April 1961.
1962‘Camden Town Artists at the Ashmolean’, Times, 23 February 1962.
1963‘Special Faculty of Robert Bevan’, Times, 29 March 1963.
1965F.W.D., ‘Horses were not his only Subject’, Oxford Times, April 1965.
1965Derick Grigs, ‘Robert Bevan Exhibition at Oxford’, Guardian, 6 May 1965.
1970William Gaunt, ‘Robert Bevan’, British Racehorse, December 1970.
1977Christopher Neve, ‘Pioneer Collection in a Vivid Setting: Camden Town Pictures at Boxted House’, Country Life, vol.161, no.4170, 2 June 1977, pp.1503–6.
1984Jonathan Benington, ‘Robert Bevan, Dunn’s Cottage and Applehayes’, Leeds Art Calendar, no.94, 1984.
1988Maureen Connet, ‘The Sketchbooks of Robert Bevan’, Apollo, no.313, March 1988.
1997John Yeates, ‘Catching the Last Hansom Cab: Robert Bevan should be better known for his Paintings of London’s Commercial Equestrian Scene’, Field, November 1997, pp.76–7.
1999Richard Wortley, ‘Brushing up on History’, Mid-Sussex Leader, 25 March 1999.
2007Robert Upstone, ‘The London Context and Critical Reception of Robert Bevan’s The Cab Horse (1910)’, Burlington Magazine, vol.149, no.1255, October 2007.

How to cite

‘Robert Bevan, Bibliography’, in Helena Bonett, Ysanne Holt, Jennifer Mundy (eds.), The Camden Town Group in Context, Tate Research Publication, May 2012,, accessed 03 March 2024.