Two-step II

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.

Two-step II (study), 1915

Two-step II – study, c.1915
Pencil, watercolour and gouache, 30.2 cm x 22.8 cm

PROVENANCE: British Museum (from Anthony d'Offay Gallery, 1986)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Anthony d'Offay Gallery (2) 1969, Hayward Gallery 1974 ('Robert's "Two-Step" of 1915 had a demonic formal language, a fragmentization or atomization of space, and a color-gamut of bright orange, pink, scarlet and lilac which in combination were far beyond the range of most English painters then or since' – John Russell, New York Times, 14 Apr. 1974), New York 1977, Anthony d'Offay Gallery (2) 1980, Tate Gallery 1980, Anthony d'Offay Gallery 1984, Stuttgart 1985, Royal Academy 1987, Stuttgart 1987, Hanover 1996, Newcastle 2004, Durham, NC, 2010, Cambridge 2015

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