The Recital

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 Recital

The Recital (aka Aria), c.1944–5
Watercolour, pencil and ink, 33 cm x 52 cm

PROVENANCE: Ernest Cooper > Sotheby's 23 May 1984 (estimate £2,000–£3,000) > ? > Christie's 13 Nov. 1987 (£4,200)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries (2) 1945 (as Aria – assumed from the content and the style appropriate to this date to be the work illustrated), Worthing 1972

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