Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Gwen John, 1876–1939, British

Title:
Study of a Nun
Date:
ca. 1915
Medium:
Oil on board laid to panel
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 23 15/16 x 15 15/16 inches (60.8 x 40.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1993.30.14
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | figure study | book | nun | religious | window | furniture | brushstrokes | habit | study (visual work) | prayer
Currently On View:
On view
Exhibition History:
Figuring Women - The Female in Modern British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-03-28 - 2008-06-08)

20th Century Paintings and Sculpture (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-01-27 - 2000-04-30)

Juxtapositions (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-11-19 - 1998-01-04)

Publications:
Cecily Langdale, Gwen John, with a catalogue raisonne of the paintings and a selection of the drawings , Yale University Press, New Haven, 1987, pp. 51, 59, 60.., No. 43, pl. 199, NJ18 J594 A12 L25 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1401