AN ENGLISH CUBIST




WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Dressmakers



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.


Dressmakers, c.1931

Dressmakers (aka The Try-on), c.1931
Oil on canvas, 50 cm x 40 cm

'S [Sarah Roberts] says it was Helen Whitaker (now Lady Brook [see Helen c.1934]) and herself who were trying the dress. She remembers the tulips as being present' – John Roberts, note in the Tate archive
PROVENANCE: Contemporary Art Society > Victoria Art Gallery, Bath (gift, 1944)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: London Artists' Association (2) 1931, Redfern Gallery 1942, Tate Gallery 1965




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