A Talk about Buddha

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.

A Talk about Buddha

A Talk about Buddha, 1930
Pencil, squared, 33 x 45 cm

The picture probably records a social occasion with Roberts's friend Paul de Zoysa, who was active in Buddhist circles.
PROVENANCE: Private collection, London
EXHIBITION HISTORY: London Artists' Association (3) 1931 (15 gns), London Artists' Association (4) 1933, Tate Gallery 1965, Hamet Gallery 1971, Parkin Gallery 1976, Maclean Gallery 1980

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