The Poor Family

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 Poor Family, 1923

The Poor Family (aka Unemployed), 1921–3
Oil on canvas, 50.8 cm x 41 cm

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PROVENANCE: Dr H. Caplan in 1965 > Christie's 15 Mar. 1985 (estimate £12,000–£28,000; unsold) > Leicester Galleries > ? > Christie's 14 Nov. 2012 (estimate £200,000–£300,000; unsold)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Chenil Gallery 1923, Tate Gallery 1965, Parkin Gallery 1976, Albemarle Gallery 1989

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