The News

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.

The News

The News (aka Public Library), 1941
Gouache, 34.5 cm x 52 cm

'Visitors to Oxford Public Library are anxiously scanning the newspapers for the latest war news' – Tate Gallery 1965 catalogue.
PROVENANCE: Leicester Galleries > J. E. Barton > Bertram Roth > John Christopherson > Sotheby's 21 May 1986 (£7,150) > ? > Austin/Desmond Fine Art > The Ingram Collection of Modern British Art at the Lightbox, Woking
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries 1945, Tate Gallery 1965, Woking 2011, Hastings 2016, Bedford 2022

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