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.


John (aka Artist's Son John, Portrtait of a Boy and Head of a Boy), c.1932?
(also dated c.1930 and c.1931)
Oil on canvas, 43 cm x 33 cm

PROVENANCE: Estate of John David Roberts (held in Tate store, 2014)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Lefevre Gallery (1) and (2) 1935 ('so tenderly sympathetic and thoughtful in its expression of character, so simply painted, so firmly drawn and modelled, so suave and harmonious in colour' – Frank Rutter, Sunday Tines, 17 Feb. 1935), Redfern Gallery 1942, Lefevre Gallery 1942, Reading 1983, National Portrait Gallery 1984

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