Gwen John
(1876-1939)

woman and artist

Died aged c. 63

Gwendolen Mary John (22 June 1876 – 18 September 1939) was a Welsh artist who worked in France for most of her career. Her paintings, mainly portraits of anonymous female sitters, are rendered in a range of closely related tones. Although she was overshadowed during her lifetime by her brother Augustus John, her reputation has grown steadily since her death.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Gwen John and Augustus John Artists Lived here 1884 - 1894

32 Victoria Street, Tenby, United Kingdom where they lived

Gwen John Artist Born here 22nd June 1876 Died 1st September 1939. Augustus John Artist Lived here 1878-1884 Died 31st October 1961

7 Victoria Place West, Haverfordwest, United Kingdom where they was born (1876)