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William Roberts:

A Windy Day



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.



A Windy Day

A Windy Day (aka Boating Party, Boating on the Thames, Boating Scene on the Thames and Canoeing), 1941
Oil on canvas, 33 cm x 43.5 cm
'One of a group of small paintings and watercolours made during the war at Marston on the outskirts of Oxford showing scenes along the River Cherwell' – Tate Gallery 1965 catalogue
PROVENANCE: Redfern Gallery > Wilfrid Evill (1942, 40 gns) > Miss Honor Frost (1963) > Sotheby's 16 June 2011 (£121,250)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Redfern Gallery 1942, Tate Gallery 1952, Contemporary Art Society 1955, Contemporary Art Society 1961, Brighton 1965, Tate Gallery 1965
Cf. The Punt c.1943




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