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An image of Anemones and oranges by Augustus John OM

Augustus John OM

(Wales 04 Jan 1878 – 31 Oct 1961)

Anemones and oranges
circa 1929
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

54.2 x 65.2 cm stretcher; 75.5 x 87.0 x 8.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r., red paint "John". Not dated.
Watson Bequest Fund 1946
Accession number
© Augustus John/The Bridgeman Art Library
Not on display
Provenance (3)

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, 24 Apr 1929, London/England, Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons from Augustus John, 29 April 1929 and sold on the same day to Mrs Kroyer-Kielberg. Tooth stock no. 8728

Mrs Kroyer-Kielberg, post 24 Apr 1929, London/England, later Lady Kroyer-Kielberg

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, pre 22 Nov 1946, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1946

Bibliography (4)

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, Recent paintings by Augustus E. John, London, 1929. 25

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 96 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 112. 1138

Terence Maloon, Look, 'Acquisitions: Derain's Antique Inspirations', Heidelberg, Nov 1987, cover (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Recent paintings by Augustus E. John, Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London, 24 Apr 1929–17 May 1929