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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    Gwen John (1876-1939)

    Woman Sewing

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gwen John (1876-1939)
    Woman Sewing
    oil on canvas laid on board
    14¼ x 9¼ in. (36.2 x 23.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1910.


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    Provenance

    The Estate of the Artist (P.J. 14) until circa 1946.
    with Matthiesen Ltd., London, where purchased by George N. Richard.
    with Mrs George N. Richard, New York, by 1975.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Gwen John A Retrospective Exhibition, London, Arts Council Gallery, 1968, p. 22, no. 17.
    Exhibition catalogue, Gwen John: A Retrospective Exhibition, New York, Davis & Long, 1975, no. 6.
    C. Langdale, Gwen John with a Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings and a Selection of the Drawings, New Haven & London, 1987, p. 140, pl. 57.


    Exhibited

    London, Matthiesen, Gwen John Memorial Exhibition, September - October 1946, no. 14.
    Edinburgh, Scottish Society of Women Artists, 1946, catalogue not traced.
    New York, Davis & Long Company, Gwen John: A Retrospective Exhibition, October - November 1975, no. 6.