Sir Augustus Edwin John, O.M., R.A.


A painter, draughtsman, etcher and lithographer, John studied at the Slade School 1894–8 where he won a scholarship in 1896 and the Summer Composition Prize in 1898. Influenced by Rembrandt, El Greco and the Post-Impressionists, he started exhibiting with the New English Art Club in 1900, becoming a member in 1903. John’s first solo exhibition[…]