The Dove

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 Dove

The Dove, 1961
Oil on canvas, 183 cm x 117 cm

('The dove was intended as an allusion to the Immaculate Conception' – Tate Gallery 1965 catalogue.)
PROVENANCE: William Roberts > Christie's 8 June 1990 (£35,200) > Christie's 21 Nov. 1995 (estimate £30,000–£40,000) > Isleworth Foundation, Florida, USA > Sotheby's 11 Dec. 2006 (£20,400)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Royal Academy 1961, Tate Gallery 1965, Hamet Gallery 1973, Reading 1983

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