4 June 2008
Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
Two studies for composition
pen and brown ink, on folded paper
6½ x 8¼ in. (16.5 x 21 cm.)
Executed circa 1910
Poppet Pol, the artist's daughter and by descent in the family until
with The Lefevre Gallery, October 1999, where purchased by the present owner.
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The present drawing is a compositional study of which John made many, for other examples see A. D. Fraser Jenkins exhibition catalogue, Augustus John: Studies for Compositions, 1978, nos, 95-97, 104-106.
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