The Boat Pond

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 Boat Pond

The Boat Pond, 1925
Oil on canvas, 120 cm x 90 cm

PROVENANCE: Mrs Sidney Russell Cooke (c.1927) > private collection (1970)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: New English Art Club (2) 1925, London Artists' Association (1) 1929 (200 gns; 'a very fascinating scheme of uprights, with a curly counterpoint through the swans and into the tree branches, while the attendance of at least three strong men on the navigatory requirements of two nymphs meets the human probability of the occasion' – The Times, 18 June 1929), Café Royal 1955, Tate Gallery 1965

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