AN ENGLISH CUBIST




WILLIAM ROBERTS:

I'll Put a Tuck in 'Em



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I'll Put a Tuck in ÕEm

I'll Put a Tuck in 'Em, 1948
Watercolour, 35 cm x 25 cm

The title refers to a response made by Stanley Spencer to Wilfrid Evill's criticism of the the large sagging breasts in one of Spencer's pictures.
PROVENANCE: Purchased from the artist by Ernest Cooper > Sotheby's 13 Nov. 1985 (£5,000) > ? > Sotheby's 14 Oct. 1987 (£4,500)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Tate Gallery 1965, Worthing 1972




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