The Request Stop

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.

The Request Stop

The Request Stop (aka Bus Queue), 1957 (signed and dated)
Black chalk and watercolour, 48.3 cm x 33.0 cm

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's 5 July 1972 (£500) > ? > Sotheby's 19 June 1974 (£550) > sold 1985 (£1,550)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries 1958
REPRODUCED: Roberts, Paintings and Drawings, pl. 4, where incorrectly dated as c.1955 (though '1957' is visible on the reproduction) and titled Bus Queue
Cf. Bus-stop 1957

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