since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)+ photographs
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Girl Reading at the Window (1911). Gwen John
Girl Reading at the Window (1911). Gwen John (British, 1876–1939). Oil on canvas. MoMA.
The American collector John Quinn was John’s only patron. He eventually owned at least eighteen of her paintings and fifty drawings and he included her painting Girl Reading at the Window in the Armory Show, America’s first ‘modern art’ exhibition, in New York in 1913.