• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

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

    Portrait of a young girl

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Augustus John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    Portrait of a young girl
    signed 'John' (lower right)
    black and red crayon
    8½ x 6¼ in. (21.6 x 15.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    probably with Tooth's, London, where purchased by the present owner's father, circa 1935.


    Saleroom Notice

    We are grateful to Rebecca John for identifying the sitter as the model for the etching Maggie, a village child, circa 1904.