21 May 2009
Gwen John (1876-1939)
A Nun and Two Orphans in Church
with stamped signature 'Gwen John' (lower left)
india ink and watercolour with touches of bodycolour
8 7/8 x 6¾ in. (22.3 x 17.1 cm.)
This work is recorded with the estate number E.J. 1004.
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London, Faerber and Maison, Gwen John 1876-1939, June 1970, no. 15, illustrated.
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