Waterhouse & Dodd is set to exhibit 15 works by David Bomberg that all come from private collections and have never been on the market previously. Pieces include works that span the artist's career from sketches created in 1914 to paintings from the mid 1950s.
Bomberg, an unsung artist in his day, has come to be thought of as one of the finest British artists of the last century. He was also a teacher. Students include Leon Kossoff, Miles Richmon Dennis Creffield and Frank Auerbach.
Also in cluded in this exhibit are paintings and drawings by Bomberg's second wife, Lilian Holt.
Bomberg was largely overlooked by critics and collectors after 1919 although he is now seen as one of the greatest British artists of the 20th Century. He was also an influential teacher and the inspiration behind the foundation of the Borough Group of artists. Bomberg's students included Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff, Miles Richmond and Dennis Creffield, the works of all four showing a clear debt to Bomberg's own.