4 June 2008
Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
Dorelia in a red hat, in front of a prickly pear
pencil, oil on canvas
13 x 9½ in. (33 x 24.2 cm.)
with Anderson Galleries, New York, 1928.
Louise Crane; Christie's, London, 12 June 1998, lot 204.
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The present work was painted on the island of Ischia, a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples.
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