Trivium Art HistoryGwendolen Mary John

Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady, 1910 — Gwendolen Mary John,
20.3 cm15.5 cm

'The lady' in this drawnig may be Maude Boughton-Leigh, or 'Grilda', an artist and friend of Gwen John who lived in Paris at that time and who had studied at the Slade. She was the sister of Ellen Theodosia (Chloe) Boughton-Leigh, the subject of three paintings by the artist, and a life-long friend. 

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