The Card Game

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 Card Game

The Card Game, c.1937?
Red chalk over pencil, squared, 25.5 cm x 54.5 cm

A companion piece to Music Lovers, also exhibited at the Lefevre Gallery in 1938.
PROVENANCE: Ernest Cooper (before 1949) > Sotheby’s 2 May 1990 (£5,149)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Lefevre Gallery 1938, Bradford 1939, Leicester Galleries (3) 1949, Worthing 1972
REPRODUCED: Ernest Cooper greetings card (above)

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