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Augustus John

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Biography – Augustus John [1878-1961]

Augustus Edwin John was born in Tenby, Wales, in 1878 and became a portrait, decorative painter and etcher. He was the brother of Gwen John 1876-1939.

John studied at the Slade Art School in London from 1894-1898 after which de traveled in Europe and spent many holidays travelling with gypsies.

He married Ida Nettleship and became father to Edwin and Vivien. Around this time he became Professor of painting at Liverpool University and trustee at the Tate Gallery.

In 1900 and 1918 he lived in London and in 1915 in Parkstone, Dorset. At the end of his life he lived at Fryern Court, Fordingbridge, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

What did he paint?

He mainly painted and drew portraits.

How did Augustus John sign his works?

Signs work ‘John’ and ‘Augustus John’

Did Augustus John work in other media?

He painted in oil, watercolour, pencil and drypoint etching.

Where did Augustus John Sell?

He sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions. We have seen gallery labels and provenance from auction houses including Bonhams Auctioneers, Sothebys Auctions and Christies Auction.


Member of:
New English Art Club
Associate Royal Academy 1921
Royal Academy 1928 (resigned 1938 re-elected 1940)
Royal Society of Portrait Painters 1926

Some titles of etchings by Augustus John we are looking for.

Self Portrait

The Charwoman

William Butler Yates

Charles Felix Slade

The Amorous Tramp

Jacob Epstein

Old Arthy

Romani Chai


Related artists : W.L.Wyllie, Robin Tanner and Elizabeth Keith.

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