Cockneys – 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 Cockneys -- study

Cockneys – study, c.1919
Red chalk, 37.5 cm x 38.1 cm

PROVENANCE: Redfern Gallery July 1966 > ? > Sotheby's 23 May 1984 (£5,800) > ? > Sotheby's 7 Nov. 1990 (£12,650) > ? > Crane Kalman Gallery > Christie's 20 Nov. 2013 (£43,750)
In the Sotheby's catalogue it is described as 'the only surviving study for a large canvas painted c.1919 and subsequently destroyed' – but see here.
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