‘Dorelia in a Black Dress’ c.1903-4 by Gwen John, (British 1876-1939)

Gwen John ‘Dorelia in a Black Dress’, There is a slight sombre tone to this portrait. Can't quite figure out if it's created becasue of the background, her heavy dress, her pose or if it is her expression.

Girl Holding a Book (c.1922). Gwen John (Welsh, 1876-1939). Oil on canvas. Smith College Museum of Art.  John worked in France for most of her career. Her paintings, mainly portraits of anonymous female sitters, are rendered in a range of closely related tones. This painting, Girl Holding a Book, is representative of her work.

Girl Holding a Book Gwen John (Welsh, Oil on canvas. Smith College Museum of Art. John worked in France for most of her career.

Self Portrait with Letter (1907-1909). Gwen John (Welsh, 1876-1939). Watercolour and pencil on paper. Musée Rodin. Paris. John shows herself vacillating between speaking and letter-writing; she holds a letter in her hand, her mouth is slightly open and her expression shows intense anticipation. The self-portrait was sent to Augustus Rodin, with whom she had a passionate relationship for over ten years.

Self Portrait with Letter - Gwen John Gwendolen Mary John (born 22 June 1876 Haverfordwest, Wales - died 18 September 1939 (aged Dieppe, France Was a Welsh painter of portraits (usually anonymous female sitters) and still Life .

Gwen John (1876-1939) Chloe Boughton-Leigh

Gwen John - portrait of Chloe Boughton-Leigh Gwendalin Mary John was Welsh…

Artist: Gwen John Title: Seated Girl holding some Sewing Medium: oil on canvas Created: circa 1920

''Gwen John Title: 'Seated Girl holding some Sewing ' oil on canvas;circa Like Cezanne, Gwen John used a slow painstaking method - judicious placement of each stroke of the brush - to build an image.

Girl Holding a Rose - Gwen John

Girl Holding a Rose, 1925 by Gwen John. Yale Centre For British Art (Yale University), New Haven, CT, US

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