Tiddler Fishing

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.

Tiddler Fishing

Tiddler Fishing (aka Fisher Boys), 1972 (signed and dated)
Oil on canvas, 91.4 cm x 76.2 cm

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's 15 May 1985 (£8,000) > ? > Sotheby's 12 Nov. 1986 (£8,500)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Royal Academy 1973 (as Tiddler Fishing)
REPRODUCED: The Royal Academy Illustrated 1973, p. 10 (as Tiddler Fishing; size given as 30 x 24 inches, 76.2 x 70.0 cm); Roberts, Paintings and Drawings (1976), pl. 33 (as Fisher Boys, though some of the fishers appear to be female).
Cf. Tiddlers 1973

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