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Title:

George Bernard Shaw

Maker:

John, Augustus Edwin; painter; British artist, 1878-1961

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1915

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 76.5, cm
width, 46.3, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1922; Shaw, George Bernard

Provenance:

Painted for the sitter

Inscription(s):

signature; upper right; John
label; verso; printed; Bicentenary exhibition 1968-1969 (?R.A.), lent Fitzwilliam Museum

Exhibition(s):

Royal Academy of Arts, Bicentenary Exhibition. 1968 - 1969
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 488

Summer Exhibition (1922). 1922
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 675

Augustus John (1975). 1975-05-30 - 1975-10-26
Venue: National Portrait Gallery, London?

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 111
reproduced

1949. Das Kunstwerk.p. 26
reproduced

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 134-135
pl. 58

, Royal Academy of Arts1922. Royal Academy Illustrated (1922).London?: p. 7
reproduced

Bertram, Anthony. 1951. A Century of British Painting, 1851-1951.p. 172
reproduced pl . 44, as "c. 1914"

Rothenstein, John. 1944. Augustus John.
pl. 45

Ussher, Arland. 1953. Three great Irishmen.New York: p. 13
reproduced

Weintraub, Stanley. 1963. Private Shaw and Public Shaw.p. xviii
reproduced, cut down

Hughes, David. 1966. The Seven Ages of England.p. 190
no. 333, reproduced

Lawrence, Arnold Walter. 1937. T.E. Lawrence by his Friends.London?: Jonathan Capep. 335

John, Augustus. 1952. Chiaroscuro.p. 97
"Painted at Lady Gregory's house, Coole Park, Co. Galway; one the three studies"

Goodison, J.W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 309
reproduced

Accession:

Object Number: 1071
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3457; input: 2000-03-30; modified: 2012-01-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3457