The subject of this portrait was the artist's sister.

It is a sensitive and tender drawing, and a good representation of Gwen John's feeling for the sitter. They and their brother Augustus John spent their childhood in Tenby.

Provenance

The Matthieson Gallery (exhibited 1946, Gwen John Memorial Exhibition); Gurr-Johns Ltd (acquired 1958).


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