5 June 2003
Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
Portrait of Iris Tree
signed and dated 'John 1914' (lower left)
14½ x 11 in. (36.8 x 27.9 cm.)
with Spink, London.
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Iris Tree (1897-1968), poetess and contributor to Edith Sitwell's anthology Wheels, was the daughter of Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree. She also sat for Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell.
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