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.
The Bus Stop by William Roberts, 19501981
© Estate of John David Roberts by permission of the William Roberts Society
- Watercolour over pencil
- 40 x 24 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £4,851)
- Acquired in:
Sotheby's 14/10/87, lot 231.
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