Description & Technical information

Throughout every period of his career Bomberg’s works reveals his passion for expression and his desire to challenge the possibilities of painting, despite going against the prevailing fashions of the day. Bomberg’s legacy still permeates the work of subsequent generations of figurative artists who have followed in his footsteps.


Date:  1913
Period:  20th century
Origin:  United Kingdom
Medium: Charcoal
Signature: Signed lower left
Dimensions: 55.63 x 46.99 cm (21⁷/₈ x 18¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: 

(with) Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York;
Acquired by the family of the previous owner, 1968;
Private Collection, United Kingdom 

Literature: Richard Cork, David Bomberg, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1987, illustrated pl.38, p.37

Exhibitions: New York, The Museum of Modern Art, A Treasury of Modern Drawing: The Joan and Lester Avnet Collection, 28th April - 4th July 1978, cat. no.4, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue p.53

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints