Marking the Pose

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.

Marking the Pose

Marking the Pose, 1952
Inscribed 'Marking The Pose'.
Watercolour over black chalk, 35.5 cm x 51 cm

N.B. a different composition from Setting the Pose c.1957.
PROVENANCE: Purchased from the artist by Mrs Nora Meninsky c.1959 > Blond Fine Art > Sotheby's 11 Nov. 1987 (estimate £4,000–£6,000; unsold) > Christie's 20 Oct. 2022 (£23,940)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries (1) 1953, Leicester Galleries 1961, Tate Gallery 1965

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