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Property from the Collection of Luke Gertler and Francis Guilfoyle

William Roberts, R.A.

The Flower Arrangement (aka Reading the Newspaper)

Auction Closed

June 7, 03:45 PM GMT

Estimate

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Luke Gertler and Francis Guilfoyle

William Roberts

1895 – 1980

The Flower Arrangement (aka Reading the Newspaper)


signed William Roberts (lower right)

pencil and watercolour on paper, squared for transfer

unframed (sheet): 19.5 by 14cm.; 7¾ by 5¼ in.

framed: 38 by 31cm.; 15 by 12¼ in.

Executed in 1944.


We are grateful to David Cleall and Bob Davenport for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

Nora Meninsky, London

Acquired by the present owners prior to 2017

Leeds, University Gallery, William Roberts and Jacob Kramer: The Tortoise and the Hare, 30 April - 20 June 2003, with tour to the Ben Uri Gallery, London