• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

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

    Portrait of Dorelia

    Price Realised  

    Augustus John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    Portrait of Dorelia
    signed 'John' (lower left)
    black chalk
    6½ x 6½ in. (16.5 x 16.5 cm.)
    Executed circa 1903.


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    Provenance

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


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Themes and Variations The Drawings of Augustus John 1901-1931, Cardiff, National Museum & Gallery, 1996, p. 34, fig. 1, illustrated.