The Card Players

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.

The Intellectuals

The Card Players (aka Intellectuals), c.1937
Watercolour and gouache, 16 cm x 35 cm

Intended as a pair to Music Lovers.
PROVENANCE: Edward Le Bas (1963) > ? > Christie's 3 Mar. 1978 (£650)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Redfern Gallery 1942 (as A Game of Cards – although this Redfern catalogue entry may refer to the red-chalk version known as The Card Game), Royal Academy Diploma Gallery 1963

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