The Tip

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The Tip

The Tip, 1944–5
Pencil and watercolour, 17.5 cm x 12.8 cm

PROVENANCE: Purchased from the artist by Ernest Cooper > Sotheby's 2 May 1990 (£3,096) > ? > Wiederseim Associates, Inc., Phoenixville, PA, 20 Dec. 2023 ($1,875)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Royal British Artists Society 1949 (£30), Worthing 1972, Gillian Jason Gallery 1992, Spink & Son 1993 (when the waiter was said to be a self-portrait by Roberts, though he looks too old for this to be plausible)

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