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An image of Anemones and oranges by Augustus John

Augustus John

(Wales 04 Jan 1878 – 31 Oct 1961)

Title
Anemones and oranges
Year
circa 1929
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

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.
Credit
Watson Bequest Fund 1946
Accession number
7776
Copyright
© Augustus John/The Bridgeman Art Library
Location
Not on display
Provenance (3)

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

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

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

Bibliography (4)

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, Recent paintings by Augustus E. John, London, 1929. cat.no. 25

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

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

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 112. cat.no. 1138

Exhibition history (1)

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