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John, Gwen 1876-1939

Overview
Works: 142 works in 318 publications in 3 languages and 8,022 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Music  Musical settings  Art 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Illustrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: ND497.J613, 759.2
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Gwen John : an interior life by Cecily Langdale( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John : with a catalogue raisonné of the paintings and a selection of the drawings by Cecily Langdale( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From London in the 1890s to Paris in the early twentieth century, Gwen John's career spanned some of the most exciting periods and places in cultural history. Demolishing the myth of Gwen John (1876-1939) as a recluse, this new survey explores the art world at the center of these cities and reveals the alliances and differences the artist had with her contemporaries. John's representation of the female nude, her paintings of interiors, and the effects of her Catholic faith on her work are all considered. The author also discusses the key relationship between John's position as a woman artist and her fascination with the portrayal of the female sitter. -- Provided by publisher
Gwen John : a painter's life by Sue Roe( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1942, at the height of his fame, Augustus John predicted that 'fifty years after my death I shall be remembered as Gwen John's brother'. Gwen John (1876-1939) is indeed now recognised as a great artistic innovator, yet for years her life remained shrouded in the myth of the solitary recluse. Born in Pembrokeshire, Gwen followed her brother to the Slade. She would always be bound up with Augustus, his women and his coteries, yet she was also daring and highly original, living determinedly in her own way." "Based on her lively and passionate unpublished letters, and copiously illustrated, this new biography challenges our prejudices about the ways we evaluate women artists and finally uncovers the life of this ardent and complicated personality."--Jacket
Gwen John by Alicia Foster( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From London in the 1890s to Paris during the early decades of the twentieth century, Gwen John's career spanned one of the most exciting periods in cultural history. Rather than reiterating the myth of Gwen John as a recluse, this new survey places the artist at the centre of the cities where she worked in order to appreciate her art in its context, and explore the alliances and differences the artist had with her contemporaries." "Gwen John's representation of the female nude, her paintings of interiors and the effect of her Catholic faith on her work are all considered. The author also discusses the key relationship between Gwen John's position as a woman artist and her life-long fascination with the portrayal of the female sitter"--Jacket
Gwen John and Augustus John by David Fraser Jenkins( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billeder af det walisiske søskendepars malerier
Gwen John by Mary Taubman( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John, paintings and drawings from the collection of John Quinn & others by Betsy G Fryberger( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John : a retrospective exhibition, October 14-November 1, 1975 by Gwen John( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince by Gwen John( Book )

10 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John, 1876-1939 : 3 to 26 March 1976 by Anthony d'Offay (Firm)( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au chat : soprano & piano by Nicola LeFanu( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Büttner : hidden marriages - Gwen John & Moss by Andrea Büttner( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John, 1876-1939( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Büttner : hidden marriages ; Gwen John et Moss ; [in association with the exhibition ... National Museum Cardiff, 22 February - 2 June, 2014]( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This artists's book was conceived by Andrea Büttner as part of her research into the collections of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales."--Colophon
Gwen John, 1876-1939 by Gwen John( Book )

5 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethel Walker, Frances Hodgkins, Gwen John : a memorial exhibition, 7 May to 15 June 1952 by Tate Gallery( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helene Schjerfbeck und Gwen John by Marie Christine Jádi( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helene Schjerfbeck, die finnisch-schwedischer Herkunft war, und ihre walisische Zeitgenossin Gwen John nahmen beide die Sehnsucht nach "dunklen Seelentiefen" zum Ausgangspunkt für ihr künstlerisches Schaffen. In ihrem Inneren hofften sie etwas zu entdecken, das sie mittels der Malerei sichtbar machen könnten. Die reduzierte Form- und Farbgebung sowie die verschwommenen Konturen ihrer Bilder vermitteln einen ruhigen und harmonischen Eindruck ? und damit eine ganz spezifische Stimmung. Die Autorin untersucht den Ausdruck von Emotionen in den Werken der beiden Künstlerinnen, die hier erstmals in einen Zusammenhang gestellt werden. Anhand von ausführlichen Bildanalysen zeigt Jádi, wie Schjerfbeck und John aus der Innenschau heraus zu einem neuen und jeweils eigenen Stil fanden
Gwen John by Mary Taubman( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John (1876-1939) : an interior life by Cecily Langdale( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen John, 1876-1939 : drawings and watercolors, April 14-May 9, 1981 by Gwen John( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gwen John : a painter's life
Alternative Names
Gwen John

Gwen John kunstschilder uit Wales (1876-1939)

Gwen John kunstschilderes uit Wales (1876-1939)

Gwen John pittrice gallese

Gwen John walisische Malerin

Gwen John walisisk maler

Gwen John Welsh painter

Gwendolyn Mary John

John Gwen Dolen Mary 1876-1939

John, Gwendolen M. 1876-1939

John, Gwendolen Mary

John, Gwendolen Mary 1876-1939

John, Gwendolyn M. 1876-1939

John, Gwendolyn Mary

John Gwendolyn Mary 1876-1939

Гвен Джон

Гвэн Джон

Джон, Гвен

Languages
English (164)

French (4)

German (1)

Covers
Gwen JohnGwen John and Augustus JohnGwen JohnGwen John, the artist and her workFrom Victorian to modern : innovation and tradition in the work of Vanessa Bell, Gwen John and Laura KnightGwen John : a lifeGwen John : letters and notebooks ; selected from the Gwen John papers at the National Library of Wales