The Chess Players – colour 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 Chess Players -- colour study

The Chess Players – colour study (aka Checkmate), 1929–30
Pen and ink and watercolour, 35.5 cm x 25.5 cm

PROVENANCE: Saxon Sydney-Turner > Barbara Bagenal > ? (by descent) > Sotheby's 14 Nov. 2012 (£ 94,850)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: London Artists' Association (3) 1931 (as Check-mate: colour study, 8 gns), Bradford 1939?

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