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    Sale 7591

    British Art on Paper

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)

    Gypsies and a caravan

    Price Realised  

    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    Gypsies and a caravan
    signed 'John' (lower right)
    pen and brown ink, brown wash, on Fryern Court headed note paper (verso)
    6½ x 4¾ in. (16.5 x 12.1 cm.)


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    Augustus and Dorelia lived at Fryern Court (fig. 1) from 1927 until John's death in 1961.

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    Provenance

    with The Lefevre Gallery, London, October 1999, where purchased by the present owner.