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JOHN, Augustus Edwin (1878 - 1961), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOHN, Augustus Edwin (1878 - 1961), Painter

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 4 January 1878, in Tenby, Wales; died 31 October 1961, in Fordingbridge (Hampshire).

Painter. Figures, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes. Murals.

[not available online]Augustus Edwin John who was the brother of the British painter Gwen John, trained at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1894 to 1898, where he won numerous prizes and awards. He became a member of the New

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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