Augustus John OM

1878–1961

Augustus John OM, ‘Colonel T.E. Lawrence’ 1919
Colonel T.E. Lawrence 1919
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Augustus Edwin John (4 January 1878 – 31 October 1961) was a Welsh painter, draughtsman, and etcher. For a short time around 1910, he was an important exponent of Post-Impressionism in the United Kingdom. He was the brother of the painter Gwen John.

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