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David Bomberg (1890-1957)
David Bomberg (1890-1957)

The Family, Ghetto Theatre

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David Bomberg (1890-1957)
The Family, Ghetto Theatre
pencil, ink and wash
10 x 7¾ in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm.)
Executed in 1919.
Provenance
with Gillian Jason Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner's husband, 1987 and by descent.

Lot Essay

The present work and lot 60 relate to Bomberg's theatrical Ghetto Theatre pen and ink series of 1918-1919 which were inspired by the East End music halls, theatres and the Russian Ballet in the Coliseum.

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