• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

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

    Tristan de Vere Cole aged two

    Price Realised  

    Augustus Edwin John, R.A. (1878-1961)
    Tristan de Vere Cole aged two
    ink
    8 x 7.14 in. (20.3 x 18.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1937.


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    Sold with a letter from Tristan de Vere Cole dated 1987.

    Tristan de Vere Cole was the son of Mavis Wheeler and Augustus John. The present work was executed in 1937 when Tristan de Vere Cole was living with his father at Fordingbridge. Tristan de Vere Cole became a well known television director.

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