No Bull in Spain

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.

No Bull in Spain

No Bull in Spain, 1965 (signed and inscribed)
Pencil and watercolour, 44 cm x 32 cm

Two men wearing ceremonial uniform similar to that of the British Life Guards drink and smoke at a café table in front of a bullfight poster showing matadors and bulls. The title presumably puns on 'bull' as military slang for excessive discipline or ceremony.
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Hamet Gallery 1971

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