AN ENGLISH CUBIST




WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Dominoes



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.


Dominoes

Dominoes (study for Jeu, aka The Draughts Players), c.1915
Pencil and ink, 17.2 cm x 10.8 cm

Roberts suggests this study 'could be a rough draft for one of those lost pictures, that was named in the [1915] Grosvenor Gallery catalogue as "Le Jeu" (Roberts, 8 Cubist Designs (1969)). Though it is inscribed with the title 'Dominoes', the players are clearly playing a board game.
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Anthony d'Offay Gallery (1) 1969, Hamet Gallery 1971, Hayward Gallery 1974




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