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WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Camargo Ballet backcloth design



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.


Camargo Ballet backcloth, 1931

Camargo Ballet backcloth design, c. 1931
(also dated as 1934: Anthony d'Offay Gallery (1) 1969)
Pencil, 26.7 cm x 31.8 cm.

Backcloth used in the Savoy Theatre, 1932 ('There was little pleasure and not much amusement to be had from the special drop-curtain painted by Mr. William Roberts and exposed to view during the performance of Constant Lambert's Romeo and Juliet Suite in the interval' – The Times, 8 June 1932)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Anthony d'Offay Gallery (1) 1969




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