Professor Robbins visited the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff to see the collection of Gwen John
watercolours and believes that they were painted at a similar time to those at Princeton - meaning the museum is now planning to re-date many of them to a more specific timescale.
Born in 1876, Gwen John
was the sister of artist Augustus John and one-time lover and model of French sculptor Auguste Rodin.
A changing exhibition by leading 20th century artists, including James Dickson Innes, Gwen John
, Augustus John, Edward Morland Lewis, Ceri Richards, Sir Kyffin Williams, Josef Herman, Peter Prendergast, John Elwyn and others at Martin Tinney Gallery, St Andrew's Crescent, until tomorrow.
A changing exhibition by artists, including James Dickson Innes, Gwen John
, Augustus John, Edward Morland Lewis, Ceri Richards, Sir Kyffin Williams, Josef Herman, Peter Prendergast, John Elwyn and others at Martin Tinney Gallery, St Andrew's Crescent, until October 1.
When she was younger she knew Gwen John
and she said meeting Augustus John after World War II was one of the highlights in her life.
The gallery is noted for the quality of the work which it sells and it is a privilege to show alongside some of the great names of Welsh art such as Gwen John
and Sir Kyffin Williams.
I was a little bit obsessed with the fact that no-one knew where Gwen John
was buried, bearing in mind that she wasn't poor, and was quite famous in her day.
An installation based on research into the drawings of Gwen John
and mosses from the herbarium.
July saw strong prices and several records for the likes of Barbara Hepworth, Elisabeth Frink and Gwen John
Compared with these, the pairing of Gwen John
with Celia Paul may at first sight seem a little contrived.
It includes pieces by Gwen John
, Edward Morland Lewis, Ceri Richards, Augustus John, Sir Kyffin Williams, Josef Herman, John Elwyn, and Peter Prendergast.
of East London, UK) examines the letters and paintings of British artist Gwen John
(1876-1939) using a genealogical framework that focuses on the multiplicity of meanings and how her letters made connections but also created oppositions with discourses about femininity and gender relations during her time.
A section called Where Worlds Collide includes some lovely works by Rossetti featuring models and a look at women artists' studios includes a peaceful work by Gwen John
showing in muted shades a corner of her Paris room at the start of the 20th century.
Simon will be working with visitors to the gallery tomorrow to help them create a bright abstract collage inspired by women artists in the current exhibition, which explores the work of Gwen John
, Vanessa Bell and Laura Knight.
Over the years he fought to persuade the National Museum of Wales to get as much Welsh art of merit as was possible, struggling on one occasion to get the museum to purchase a painting by the celebrated Welsh artist Gwen John