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. Any auction prices quoted may not include all fees and taxes, such as VAT and Artist's Resale Right charges.

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 (as The Swimming Bath, 50 gns), Birmingham 1929, Hamburg 1932? (as Schwimmunterricht), Melbourne and Sydney 1933

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