AN ENGLISH CUBIST




WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Male and Female



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.
Images scanned from the Sedgwick copy of the 1926 Seven Pillars of Wisdom are used by courtesy of Mrs J. Sedgwick and are not to be further reproduced except by permission.


Male and Female

Male and Female, 1925–6
Pen and ink, 28.5 cm x 19.5 cm

Tailpiece drawing for Lawrence, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom: 'Farraj and I hired three of the merry little women, wrapped ourselves up like them, and strolled through the village . . . Some Turkish soldiers crossed our party, and taking us all five for what we looked, grew much too friendly' (ch. 93).
PROVENANCE: Bayard L. Kilgour Jr > Houghton Library, Harvard University (1966, MS Eng 1653, no. 32)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries (1) 1927, National Portrait Gallery 1988




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