Augustus John OM Dorelia 1909

Artwork details

Artist
Augustus John OM 1878–1961
Title
Dorelia
Date 1909
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 368 x 445 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Lady Henry Cavendish-Bentinck 1940
Reference
N05159
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05159 DORELIA 1909
 
Inscr. ‘John -09.’ b.r.
Pencil and watercolour, 14 1/2×17 1/2 (37×44·5).
Bequeathed by Lady Henry Cavendish-Bentinck 1940.
Coll: Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck.
Repr: Burlington Magazine, LXXVIII, 1941, p.55c.

The identification of the figure in this drawing has been disputed but Mrs John confirms that it is of herself. See N05157.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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