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WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Feeding the Pigeons – 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.


Feeding the Pigeons

Feeding the Pigeons – study (aka Feeding Birds and Pigeons), c.1938
Pencil, squared 27.3 cm x 20. cm

PROVENANCE: Ernest Cooper > Sotheby's 23 May 1984 (£3,200) > ? > Sotheby's 21 May 1986 (estimate £3,000–£3,500; unsold) > Sotheby's 1 Mar. 1989 (£2,800) > Albemarle Gallery > ? > Piccadilly Gallery > Christie's 14 Mar. 2002 (£4,935)> Barclays Art Collection
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Lefevre Gallery 1938 (as Feeding Birds, 15 gns, thought to be a study for the oil painting Pigeons in the same exhibition), Worthing 1972, Albemarle Gallery 1989, Artmonsky Arts 2001
Cf. Feeding Gulls 1929




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