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Gwendolen Mary John (22 June 1876 – 18 September 1939) was a Welsh artist who worked in France for most of her career. Her paintings, mainly portraits of anonymous female sitters, are rendered in a range of closely related tones. Although she was overshadowed during her lifetime by her brother Augustus John, her reputation has grown steadily since her death.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Gwen John Self-Portrait

1902

Gwen John A Lady Reading

1909–11

Dame Barbara Hepworth Volume of sculpture records

1925–8

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