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Augustus Edwin John

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Augustus Edwin John

Person   Born 4/1/1878 Died 31/10/1961

Categories: Art, Seriously Famous

Countries: Wales

Born Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Painter, draughtsman and etcher, specialized in portrait painting. Famous subjects include T.E. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, George Bernard Shaw and Dylan Thomas.
Named to the Order of Merit in 1942. President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1948-1953. Died Fordingbridge, Hampshire.

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