Sir Caspar John

1 portrait on display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery

Sir Caspar John, by Augustus Edwin John, circa 1920 - NPG 6192 - © estate of Augustus John / Bridgeman Art Library www.bridgemanart.com

© estate of Augustus John / Bridgeman Art Library www.bridgemanart.com

Sir Caspar John

by Augustus Edwin John
oil on panel, circa 1920
18 in. x 12 3/4 in. (457 mm x 324 mm)
Purchased with help from an anonymous donor, 1993
Primary Collection
NPG 6192


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  • Sir Caspar John (1903-1984), Admiral of the Fleet; son of Augustus John. Sitter in 6 portraits.

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  • Augustus Edwin John (1878-1961), Painter. Artist associated with 33 portraits, Sitter in 101 portraits.

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Augustus John painted this portrait of his son in early adulthood before he had established his reputation in the navy. In 1944 he gave it to Caspar as a wedding present on his marriage to Mary Vanderpump.

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