Love Song in a Bar

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.

Love Song in a Bar

Love Song in a Bar, 1922
Oil on canvas, 101.6 cm x 76.2 cm

PROVENANCE: E. Beddington-Behrens > Sotheby's 13 July 1960 (£160) > Wilfrid Evill (by whom inventoried as The Milk Bar) > Miss Honor Frost (1963) > private collection, London (2011)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Chenil Galleries 1923, London Group 1928, Brighton 1965, Tate Gallery 1965, Chichester 2007

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'Art Critique'
'30th April 1928: Rupert Lee, President of the London Group Retrospective Exhibition explaining points in a painting to two visitors. The painting is "Love Song in a Bar" by William Roberts.'
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