File 5/4 - Augustus John exhibitions

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Augustus John exhibitions


  • 1954-1997 (Creation)

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1 folder (0.5 cm.)

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The file comprises notes taken from the papers of [Gerald] Kelly held at the Royal Academy of Arts mainly relating to Augustus John's retrospective exhibition at the Royal Academy in 1954; a press release (original) from the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1954, relating to an exhibition 'Augustus John in Liverpool' held there; a press release from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, advertising the Augustus John Centenary exhibition in 1978; information sheet for an exhibition held at the Manchester City Art Gallery in [1985x1986]; a press release advertising a one week only exhibition of Augustus John's cartoon 'The Mumpers' at the Mercury Gallery, London, in [1994]; a press release from the Barbican Art Gallery advertising the 'Modern Art in Britain 1910-1914' exhibition held in 1997 featuring landscapes by Augustus John; photocopy of an exhibition of Augustus John drawings lent by Anson C. Goodyear at the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, New York, 1926; notes about the National Gallery and Augustus John's exhibition held in 1940; and a transcript of a press cutting, 1907, from The Saturday Review (which was in the possession of Winifred Shute [sister of Augustus John]) relating to an exhibition at the Carfax Gallery, London. -- The file includes photocopies of the correspondence, 1954, of John Freemantle (Lord Cottesloe) relating to an exhibition held at the Diploma Gallery, Royal Academy, and the confusion about the painting of Miss Spencer Edwards. Also included are notes taken from the appointment diaries of Augustus John, [1921] and 1923 (NLW MSS 23853-23854A).

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Photocopies of articles, 1912, from newspapers relating to the cartoon 'Mumpers' by Augustus John exhibited at the New English Art Club in London are in 5/6. Press cuttings relating to Augustus John exhibitions are in 6/12.

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Preferred citation: 5/4

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  • Text: 5/4 (12).