A Gypsy Girl

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.

A Gypsy Girl

A Gypsy Girl (aka Head of a Woman), 1925–6
Oil on canvas, 41.5 cm x 31.2 cm

Sarah Roberts, painted in Fitzroy Street
PROVENANCE: Sotheby's 23 June 1948 > R. H. Spurr > Leicester Galleries > Arts Council Collection (1950)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: New Chenil Galleries (1) 1926, Whitechapel Gallery 1928, Manchester 1929, Brighton 1929, Savile Gallery 1930 (as Head of a Woman: 'Mr. William Roberts has a grave "Head of a Woman," with an orange scarf' – The Times, 3 July 1930), London Artists' Association (3) 1931 (18 gns), Hamburg 1932 (as Zigeunermädchen), Leicester Galleries (2) 1944, Leicester Galleries 1950, Arts Council 1951, Arts Council 1955, Arts Council 1958, Tate Gallery 1965, Wolverhampton 1974 (no further details available for this), Liverpool 2018

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