Study for "The Prodigal sets out"
05 Jun 1895 - 20 Jan 1980
Study for "The Prodigal departs"
56.2 x 38.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., brown ink "William Roberts". Not dated.
Gift of Mrs H.V. Evatt 1967
Not on display
© William Roberts Society
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Paintings by William Roberts, London Artist's Association, London, 12 Jun 1929–29 Jun 1929
British watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Oct 1980–23 Nov 1980
Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994
Modern Britain 1900-1960, NGV: International, Melbourne, 15 Nov 2007–24 Feb 2008
Mary Alice Evatt: Art for the People, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, 12 May 2018–24 Jun 2018
Mrs H.V. Evatt, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Mrs H.V. Evatt 1967
Dr. H.V. Evatt, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia
Referenced in 6 publications
Arts Council of Great Britain, William Roberts ARA: Retrospective Exhibition, London, 1965, p 14. referenced in cat 33
David Cleall, William Roberts: Catalogue raisonné (online), United Kingdom, 2009, www.englishcubist.co.uk/prodigal.html. no catalogue numbers
Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers
Andrew Gibbon Williams, William Roberts: An English Cubist, Aldershot, 2004, p 74.
Ted Gott, Laurie Benson and Sophie Matthiesson, Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, p 272 (colour illus.).
Anna Waldmann, British watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1980. no catalogue numbers