4 June 2008
Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A. (1878-1961)
Gypsies and a caravan
signed 'John' (lower right)
pen and brown ink, brown wash, on Fryern Court headed note paper (verso)
6½ x 4¾ in. (16.5 x 12.1 cm.)
with The Lefevre Gallery, London, October 1999, where purchased by the present owner.
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Augustus and Dorelia lived at Fryern Court (fig. 1) from 1927 until John's death in 1961.
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