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

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

Perdita

oil on board
20 x 15½in. (51 x 40cm.)

Painted circa 1908
Provenance
Edgar Hesslein, New York
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London, where purchased by the present owners
Exhibited
New York, Brooklyn Museum, Paintings by Contemporary English and French Painters, Nov. 1922-Jan. 1923, no.30
New York, Scott & Fowles, Augustus John in American Collections, April 1949, no.14
Pennsylvania, Academy of Fine Arts, Peale Galleries, Augustus John, Jan.-March 1968, no.22

Lot Essay

The present work was painted on one of John's frequent visits to the West of Ireland.
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