The Guitar Lesson

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 Guitar Lesson

The Guitar Lesson, c.1949 (signed)
Pen and wash, 35.6 cm x 25.4 cm

WR tackled the subject of John Roberts teaching his mother, Sarah, the guitar on three separate occasions – cf. The Guitar Lesson 1971 and Guitar Lesson 1976.
PROVENANCE: Leicester Galleries > Arts Council Collection (1950)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries (3) 1949, Arts Council 1986, Newcastle 2004

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