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Beggars, Bird Carriers, Sweet Seller (1948)

(Charles) Robert Owen Medley

oil on canvas

Bassetlaw Museum, Retford

Beggars, Bird Carriers, Sweet Seller (1948)

© the estate of Robert Medley, courtesy of James Hyman Gallery, London Photo credit: Bassetlaw District Council





Oil, Canvas

Physical Object Description:

Cubist painting of street scene with beggars, street vendors (children) and a man selling a roaster


70.5 x 90.5 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1949

Ownership history:

Purchased from Alex Reid & Lefevre Gallery by Raymond Mortimer (1895-1980) for the Contemporary Art Society, 1948; presented to Worksop Museum and Art Gallery, 1949; transferred to Bassetlaw Museum, Retford, 1983


People, Markets, Birds, Beggars

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