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Title

Study of a seated nude

1900s Decade?


Artist

Augustus John OM

Wales

04 Jan 1878 - 31 Oct 1961


Details


Date

1900s Decade?


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

red chalk


Dimensions

35.4 x 25.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed c.r. sheet, pencil "John". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1953


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8715


Artist information

Augustus John OM

Works in the collection

19


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Dennis Colsey., Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, 'Introduction: Artists' materials and techniques', Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 2

Terence Maloon and Peter Raissis (Editors), Michelangelo to Matisse: drawing the figure, Sydney, 1999, 191 [colour illus.]. cat.no. 191, as 'Seated female nude'