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WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Keeper of the Apes – study



Illustration © The Estate of John David Roberts. Reproduced with the permission of the William Roberts Society. Catalogue information based on the catalogue raisonné by David Cleall. For this and full details of the exhibitions cited, see the links below.


Keeper of the Apes -- study

Keeper of the Apes – study (aka Apes Are So Intelligent), 1958
Pencil, squared, 18.5 cm x 13 cm

A study for the frontispiece of Roberts, Vorticism and the Politics of Belles-Lettres-ism (Vortex Pamphlet No. 5).

PROVENANCE: Estate of John David Roberts (held in Tate store, 2014)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Cambridge 1985
Cf. Apes Are So Intelligent c .1949




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