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

Augustus Edwin John

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.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Augustus Edwin John

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Augustus John

Greater London Council This house was built for Augustus John, 1878 - 1961, p...

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Meard Street

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