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Augustus JOHN

Wales 1878 – England 1961

  • England from 1894, occasional visits to France from 1899

Portrait of the artist in a black gown c.1903 Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching Support: off-white simili-japan paper
Edition State: 4th state of 4
Impression: 3/25

Primary Insc: signed on the plate to print in image u.r., (diagonally): 'John' signed in pencil below platemark l.r.,: 'Augustus John' titled in pencil in bottom margin centre: 'Self Portrait (in Black Gown)-' numbered in pencil in bottommargin l.r.c.,: 'Print no 3/25' annotated in pencil in bottom margin l.l.c.,: 'Plate no 60.'
Tertiary Insc: pencil in bottom margin l.l.,: 'CD7 IV'; bottom margin '(about 1906)', bottom margin l.r.,: 'A62351 [A 60492 crossed out]' pencil top margin u.r.c., 'a286'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.2 h x 9.6 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 23.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.2231