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Creator:
Gwen John, 1876–1939, British
Title:

Seated Woman in a Broad-Brimmed Hat

Date:
undated
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 16 3/4 × 13 5/8 inches (42.5 × 34.6 cm) and Support (PTG): 13 × 11 inches (33 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed with black ink, upper stretcher bar, on white paper sticker: “Z25”; inscribed in black felt tip pen inside upper stretcher bar: “Z25"; inscribed in black ballpoint pen on strip-lining canvas fold-over, towards top of left edge (from verso): “Z. | 25”; inscribed in blue ballpoint pen on strip-lining canvas fold-over, towards bottom of left edge: “OIL / 5-9-78”; white paper adhered to priming with strips of clear adhesive tape, printed in black (see right) center of canvas verso: "179 E. Lake Shore Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60611 Apt. 27 | GWEN JOHN | “SEATED WOMAN IN BROAD BRIMMED HAT’ | Purchased rom[sic] the Christopher Hull “Gallery. | 670 Fulham Road London.. SW6 | September 1983. | (This painting is unfinished and should never be exposed to very strong light)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the Libra Foundation, from the family of Nicholas and Susan Pritzker
Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Accession Number:
B2012.30.34
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
costume | figure study | hat | woman
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63984
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Ian Collins, Modernism and memory : Rhoda Pritzker and the art of collecting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 89-91, 95-96, 98, 10, 102, 103, 104, 206, fig.s 53, 61; 106 fig., N6768 .M635 2016 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Cecily Langdale, Gwen John : With a Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings and a Selection of the Drawings, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 1987, p. 85, 165, no. 106, pl. 230, NJ18 J594 A12 L25 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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