Ben Uri collection

Work by David Bomberg

David Bomberg was born to Polish-Jewish parents in Birmingham, England, in 1890. The family moved to Whitechapel in 1895, where he became prominent among the ‘Whitechapel Boys’ - a group of young, Jewish, mainly émigré artists who were either born, raised or worked in the East End in the first two decades of the 20th century, and who, both collectively, and individually, made an important contribution to British Modernism. Initially apprenticed as a chromolithographer, he attended night classes under Walter Sickert and also worked as an artist’s model before studying at the Slade School of Fine Art, where he was seen as a ‘disturbing influence’. In 1913 Bomberg visited Paris with Jacob Epstein, making contact with artists including Modigliani and Picasso. He died in 1957.

15 work/s by this artist from the collection are shown below. For a more detailed record and image please click on the link.

The Broken Aqueduct, Wadi Kelt near Jericho

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-44

Ghetto Theatre

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-46

Mt Zion with the Church of the Dormition

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-47

Ghetto Theatre, Study

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-49

Racehorses

Object type drawing

Accession number 2004-8

Portrait of John Rodker

Object type painting

Accession number 2008-13

The Family (Study for Ghetto Theatre II)

Object type drawing

Accession number 2010-12

Study for Ghetto Theatre I

Object type drawing

Accession number 2010-13

Sappers Under Hill 60

Object type drawing

Accession number 2010-14

Figure Composition

Object type painting

Accession number 2010-15

Ronda, Spain

Object type drawing

Accession number 2010-16

At the Window

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-43

English Woman

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-45

The Studio

Object type painting

Accession number 1987-48

Benchers Hall, Inner Temple

Object type drawing

Accession number 2015-02