The Ballet

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. Any auction prices quoted may not include all fees and taxes, such as VAT and Artist's Resale Right charges.

The Ballet

The Ballet, c.1932
Oil on canvas, 40.8 cm x 45.6 cm

PROVENANCE: Miss Elizabeth Watt from London Artists' Association 1933 > Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (1989)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: London Artists' Association (1) 1933 ('a brilliant little painting . . . The lighting implies a bolder bid for depth than is usual with the artist, and feminine absorption in the dancer, to the boredom of one male, gives the right ironical flavour' – The Times, 13 Jan. 1933), Tate Gallery 1965, Edinburgh 1989

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