Sport and Recreation

a selection of pictures

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

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Boxers, 1914

The Interval before Round Ten

The Interval before Round Ten, 1919–20

The Boat Pond -- study

The Boat Pond – study, 1925

The Bowling Alley

The Bowling Alley, 1927–8

The Paddock -- study

The Paddock – study, 1928

The Swimming Lesson -- study

The Swimming Lesson – study, c.1929

Going to Swim -- study

Going to Swim – study, 1930


Playground – study for Primrose Hill, c.1930

Les Routiers -- study

Les Routiers – study, 1931

Sam Rabin versus Black Eagle

Sam Rabin versus Black Eagle, 1934

Shuttlecock -- study

Shuttlecock – study, 1934?

Water Polo

Water Polo, 1938

A Windy Day -- study

A Windy Day – study, 1941

Jockeys Mounting

Jockeys Mounting, c.1949

Revolt in the Desert

Hampstead Fair, 1950

The Canal Bank

The Canal Bank, c.1957?

The Lake, 1964

The Lake, 1964

The Canal -- study

The Canal – study, 1964–5


Goal, c.1968

Boule Players

Boule Players at Etretat, 1976

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