The Swimming Lesson

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 Swimming Lesson

The Swimming Lesson (aka The Swimming Bath), c.1929
Oil on canvas, 51 cm x 41 cm

PROVENANCE: Bought at London Artists' Association (1) 1929 > niece of previous owner > Christie's Melbourne 6–7 May 2003 (A$96,350)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: London Artists’ Association (1) 1929, Hamburg 1932? (as Schwimmunterricht), Melbourne and Sydney 1933

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