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Augustus John, artist with a connection to Wales (Tenby)

Augustus John

Painted Dylan Thomas and others.
Connection: Born in Tenby.
     
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drawing on the mass of new material which has come to light since the first edition was published in 1974, this revised biography presents a detailed account of the passionate and unruly life of the bohemian british painter, augustus john, and his circle.

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comment by:StarshineSuper
Lived for many years at Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Statue of the artist unveiled recently at Fordingbridge.

comment by:eisele
I am trying to find out if Augustus John ever went to Swansea art school.



     
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gwen john (1876-1939) studied at the slade along with augustus, leaving in the same year (1898). she then studied in paris under whistler, adopting his remarkable control of colour. in 1904 she settled permanently in france, where she earned a living as a model for artists including rodin, who became her lover. the opposite of her brother both in personality and artistically, she favoured introspective subjects, and led a reclusive life.

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