• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

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

    The Judgement of Solomon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
    The Judgement of Solomon
    charcoal on canvas
    44 x 34 in. (111.8 x 86.4 cm.)


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    The present work is a composition related to the stage design carried out by John.

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    Provenance

    The Studio Sale of the late Augustus John; Christie's, London, 20 July 1962, lot 163 as 'King David enthroned with two women', where purchased by the present owner.