Feeding the Seagulls ( William Roberts)
Title: Feeding the Seagulls
Artist: William Roberts
Date of Work: 1974
Medium: painting : oil
Dimensions: 660mm x 770mm x 50mm
Caption: Feeding the Seagulls by William Roberts, 1974. Signed. Roberts often represented groups of people enjoying themselves. In this late work he has carefully constructed a composition from life-drawings. The resulting painting resembles relief sculpture.
Object Number: 1986.57.1
Acknowledgements: Purchased with assistance from The Museums and Galleries Commission/The Victoria and Albert Purchase Grant Fund and Reading Foundation for Art.
Copyright: Image : Reading Borough Council / Intellectual : the artist`s estate - display restricted