Summer Night

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.

Summer Night

Summer Night (aka Lovers and inscribed 'Dusk'), c.1956–7
Pencil, watercolour and charcoal, 36 cm x 52.5 cm

'A satyr peers out of the foliage at modern lovers embracing' – Tate Gallery 1965 catalogue
PROVENANCE: Leicester Galleries > Wilfrid Evill (Mar. 1958, 30 gns) > Miss Honor Frost (1963) > Sotheby's 16 June 2011 (£44,450)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Leicester Galleries (1) 1958, Contemporary Art Society 1961, Brighton 1965, Tate Gallery 1965
Cf. Under the Trees c.1956–7

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