26 November 2015
Augustus John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
signed 'John' (lower right)
14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.3 cm.)
Executed circa 1905.
Mrs Emily Hesslein, New York, her sale; Sotheby's, London, 20 June 1962, lot 9, as 'Portrait of Ida, seated, her hands crossed in her lap'.
with Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, where purchased by the present owner's parents in the 1960s, and by descent.
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W. Gaunt, 'A set of drawings by Augustus John', Connoisseur, December 1963, illustrated.
Brooklyn, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Loan Exhibition, April 1922, exhibition not traced.
We are very grateful to Rebecca John for her assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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