AUGUSTUS JOHN, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
AUGUSTUS JOHN, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
AUGUSTUS JOHN, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
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AUGUSTUS JOHN, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)

Dorelia Holding Up Her Skirt

Details
AUGUSTUS JOHN, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
John, A.
Dorelia Holding Up Her Skirt
signed 'John' (lower right)
pencil on paper
18 7/8 x 11 1/8 in. (48 x 28.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1908-09.
Provenance
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.
Helen Hope Montgomery and Edgar Scott.
Their sale; Christie's, London, 21 March 1996, lot 63.
with Ivor Braka, London, where purchased by the present owner in March 1996.
Literature
M. Holroyd, M. Evans and R. John, exhibition catalogue, Themes and Variations: The Drawings of Augustus John 1901-1931, Cardiff, National Museum and Art Gallery, 1996, p. 56, no. 50, illustrated.
Exhibited
Cardiff, National Museum and Art Gallery, Themes and Variations: The Drawings of Augustus John 1901-1931, July - September 1996, no. 50: this exhibition travelled to London, Spink & Son, September - October 1996; and Conwy, Royal Cambrian Academy, November - December 1996.

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Lot Essay

There is a drawing in Tate, London, depicting Dorelia in the same pose and from the same date.

We are very grateful to Rebecca John for her assistance in cataloguing this lot.

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