GWENDOLEN MARY JOHN (1876-1939)

A Nun Seated at a Table Paris, the 1910s Black chalk on paper 324 X 235 MM This drawing of an unknown nun is closely related to the series of portraits of Mère Poussepin Gwen John executed from 1913, one of which is shown in the Blue Gallery. The artist worked from a prayer card … Read more

THE COLLECTION

Works of art on paper are perhaps the fastest area of growth for the collection and there are now over a thousand drawings and prints covering six centuries of the draughtsman’s and printmaker’s art.  There is a small but very fine selection of old master drawings with magnificent sheets by Dürer, Ingres, Rembrandt, Pietro da … Read more