and I even persuaded my husband to paint it on a large canvas for our dining room. Gwen is noted for her portraits of unknown female sitters and later became an artist's model and lover of Rodin.
Study of a child, probably another orphan.
This is a self portrait painted in 1902.
I particularly like the paintings of some of his children
and Caspar (who later became a British Admiral and First Sea Lord Sir Caspar John).
Augustus is reputed to have fathered more than 100 illegitimate children and apparently used to affectionately tap all children on the head in case they were his own!