Augustus John OM

Two Nude Studies

c.1920–6

Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 508 x 356 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941
Reference
N05299

Catalogue entry

N05299 TWO NUDES c. 1926
 
Inscr. ‘John’ b.l.
Pencil, 20×14 (51×35·5).
Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941.
Coll: Purchased by Sir Hugh Walpole from the New Chenil Galleries 1926.
Exh: New Chenil Galleries, May–July 1926 (most likely as ‘Two Nude Studies’, 51 or 71); Hugh Walpole's Collection, French Gallery, May–June 1937 (5), as ‘Dorelia’.

This is not a drawing of Dorelia.

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

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