a selection of pictures

Illustrations © The Estate of John David Roberts. Reproduced with the permission of the William Roberts Society.

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Portrait of Slade Model

Portrait of Slade Model, date unknown – suggest 1912 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of a Young Man

Portrait of Young Man, c.1912 (pencil)

Professor Janko Lavrin

Professor Janko Lavrin, 1919 (oil on canvas)

The Art Critic, P. G. Konody

The Art Critic, P. G. Konody, 1920 (oil on canvas)

Head of Woman [Cecilia Kramer]

Head of Woman [Cecilia Kramer], 1920–21 (oil on canvas)

Colonel Sir Henry McMahon

Colonel Sir Henry McMahon, 1922 (pencil)

Aircraftman Shaw, 1922

Aircraftman Shaw (aka Portrait of T. E. Lawrence), 1922 (oil on canvas)

The Creole

The Creole (aka Portrait of a Negress Hélène Yelin), 1923 (oil on canvas)

General Sir Reginald Wingate

General Sir Reginald Wingate, 1923 (sanguine)

Esther Lahr, 1925

Esther Lahr, 1925 (oil on canvas)

Rhys Davies

Rhys Davies, 1926 (pencil)


The Schoolboy, 1930 (oil on canvas)

John Maynard Keynes and Lydia Lopokova

John Maynard Keynes and Lydia Lopokova, 1932 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of May Berry

Portrait of May Berry, c.1933 (oil on canvas)

Major E. O. Kay

Major E. O. Kay, c.1935 (pencil)

Richard MacGillivray Dawkins

Richard MacGillivray Dawkins, 1939–40 (oil on canvas)

William Bowman

William Bowman, 1940 (pencil)


Harold Hutchison, 1940 (red chalk)

Portrait of Daphne

Portrait of Daphne, 1942–3 (oil on canvas)


Kumari de Zoysa, 1946 (oil on canvas)

Sidney J. Barton

Sidney J. Barton, 1959 (oil on canvas)

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