Spanish Dancers pencil and crayon (squared for transfer) 24 x 24 cm. (9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.) Executed in 1935
PROVENANCE: With Albemarle Gallery, London With Gillian Jason Gallery, London (as Spanish Rhythm)
EXHIBITED: London, Albemarle Gallery, William Roberts, 5-28 April 1989, no.7
Despite being short of money William Roberts managed his first trip to Alicante in 1933. This experience sparked the artist's life-long passion for Spain and inspired a number of important works including Mediterranean Folk (1934).