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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

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

    Two standing girls

    Price Realised  


    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    Two standing girls
    signed 'John' (lower right) and with inscription 'This is an original/drawing by my father/Augustus John O.M. R.A./given to me before he died/and I have given to my/son Julius E. White/Vivien John' (on a label attached to the backboard, presumably recording an earlier inscription)
    14¼ x 9¾ in. (36.2 x 24.8 cm.)

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    Vivien John and by bequest to her son
    Julius E White
    with Lefevre Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner, October 1996.