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    Sale 7591

    British Art on Paper

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

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

    Two studies for composition

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    Two studies for composition
    pen and brown ink, on folded paper
    6½ x 8¼ in. (16.5 x 21 cm.)
    Executed circa 1910


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    The present drawing is a compositional study of which John made many, for other examples see A. D. Fraser Jenkins exhibition catalogue, Augustus John: Studies for Compositions, 1978, nos, 95-97, 104-106.

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    Provenance

    Poppet Pol, the artist's daughter and by descent in the family until
    with The Lefevre Gallery, October 1999, where purchased by the present owner.