Maynard and Lydia Keynes

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.

Maynard and Lydia Keynes

(recto) Maynard and Lydia Keynes, 1932 – study for John Maynard Keynes and Lydia Lopokova 1932
Red chalk, 17.2 cm x 22.8 cm

The device of two people looking at a single document is also used in The Artist and His Wife 1975. But in the final version of the Keynes double portrait the book is moved to Keynes's right hand.

(verso) Study of Three Masked Figures, c.1932 – a preliminary drawing for The Masks c.1932. Black chalk

PROVENANCE: WR > Geoffrey Keynes (1965) > Milo Keynes > Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (bequeathed 2010)

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