The Bus Stop by William Roberts

The vivid red buses make a strong contrast with the pastel colours of the clothes worn by the struggling members of the public, but the sense of their frustration and discomfort is not diminished by the gentler tones.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour over pencil
Dimensions:
40 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,851)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Provenance

Sotheby's 14/10/87, lot 231.

Venue details

Guildhall Art Gallery Guildhall Yard, LONDON London EC2V 5AE 020 7332 3700 www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/guildhallartgallery

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