London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
Portrait of Romilly John, the Artist's Son
signed and dated 'John/1931' (centre right)
charcoal and red chalk
10¾ x 8¾ in. (27.3 x 22.3 cm.)
The Estate of Romilly John. with Spink, London.
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Cardiff, National Museum and Gallery of Wales, Themes and Variations: the Drawings of Augustus John, 20 Sep- 4 Oct 1996, no. 74; this exhibtion travelled to London, Spink & Son Ltd. and Conwy, Royal Cambrian Academy.
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