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

The Travelling Cradle -- study

The Travelling Cradle – study (aka The Builders’ Cradle and The Builder's Cradle), 1920
Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour, squared, 38.1 cm x 27.9 cm

PROVENANCE: WR > ? Keenan > R. L. Keenan (son of the previous owner) > Sotheby’s 19 May 1982 (as The Builders’ Cradle, £3,200) > private collection, London, until 1987 > Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Van Day Truex Fund, 1988 (as The Builder’s Cradle, 1988.4.2))
EXHIBITION HISTORY (as The Builder’s Cradle): New York 1984, New York 1987

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