The Bowling Alley

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 Bowling Alley

The Bowling Alley, 1927–8
Oil on canvas, 50 cm x 41.3 cm

According to the Tate Gallery 1965 catalogue, this picture was 'inspired by a visit to Germany'– see The Prodigal Sets Out 1927–8.
PROVENANCE: Commander and Mrs P. M. Whatley > Sotheby's 14 July 1971 > Hamet Gallery > private collection, USA (March 1973) > Christie's 20 Nov. 2013 (£242,500)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Hamet Gallery 1973

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