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WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Coterie No. 3 – cover



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.


Coterie No. 3

Coterie No. 3, December 1919
Magazine size 19 cm x 25.5 cm
The same design was used on the title page.

Coterie was an avant-garde periodical founded and edited by Oxford University law student Chaman Lal, who edited nos. 1–5; no. 6/7 was edited by Russell Green. It was published by Hendersons (aka The Bomb Shop), at 66 Charing Cross Road, London, and contributors included T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, Amy Lowell, Conrad Aiken, Richard Aldington, H. D., A. E. Coppard, Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell, R. C. Trevelyan, Roy Campbell, Herbert Read, Harold Munro, Douglas Goldring, Edward Wadsworth, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, André Derain, Amadeo Modigliani, Nina Hamnett and Moise Kisling. No. 4 featured a similarly modernistic cover by David Bomberg; the covers of other issues were Beardsleyesque or traditional.




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