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Augustus John (1878 - 1961)

Painter mainly in oil. draughtsman and printmaker. Born in Tenhy, Wales, brother of the artist Gwen John, he attended the Slade School of Fine Art, 1894-8, winning a Scholarship in 1896 and the Summer Composition Prize two years later. John's prodigious natural ability as a draughtsman won the admiration of Henry Tonks, and lie soon established himself as a star student and an art world character. Became professor of painting at Liverpool University art school, 1901-4. John started an association with gypsies, learning their language and painting them. Began his wide travels in Britain and on the continent, sometimes travelling by caravan. Over several years painted with J D Innes and Derwent Lees. Started to exhibit widely, having his first one-marl show at the Carfax Gallery in 1903. Also showed at the Chenil Galleries, NEAC, Alpine Gallery, Independent Club, RA and elsewhere over the coming years, where he became noted f

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Title unknown, circa 1905
Augustus John
Title unknown, circa 1905  For sale
£165
Title unknown (ii)
Augustus John
Title unknown (ii)  For sale
£245
Virginia, circa 1906
Augustus John
Virginia, circa 1906  For sale
£235
Self Portrait
Augustus John
Self Portrait  Sold 
Title unknown
Augustus John
Title unknown  Sold 
Girl Seated
Augustus John
Girl Seated  Sold 
Out on the Moor, circa 1906
Augustus John
Out on the Moor, circa 1906  Sold 
Title unknown
Augustus John
Title unknown  Sold 
Title unknown
Augustus John
Title unknown  Sold 
Title unknown
Augustus John
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Portrait of the Artist, 1906
Augustus John
Portrait of the Artist, 1906  Sold 
Out on the Moor, circa 1906
Augustus John
Out on the Moor, circa 1906  Sold 
Girl Seated, with a Shawl, circa 1906
Augustus John
Girl Seated, with a Shawl, circa 1906  Sold