About the author
Words and pictures:

(p.4) Woman in White
(p.7) Stanley Spencer
(p.31) Augustus John
(p.41) Cranach 's Eve
(p.140) Gainsborough
(p.166) Mrs Dalloway
(p.188) Lucio Fontana
Gwen John

 Publisher and agent

After Anjelica (detail)       

'Where Gwen John’s cats turned away from the viewer, Anjelica’s kitten had faced mischievously out.' (p. 264)


Gwen John, Young Woman Holding a Black Cat (c.1920–5)

 Gwen John painting
© Estate of Gwen John. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2009. Image © Tate, London 2009