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The Mumpers, 1912

  • Augustus Edwin John, Welsh, 1878-1961

Oil on canvas

  • Overall: 100 inches × 20 feet 4 inches (254 cm × 6 m 19.8 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


On View

  • Modern N2DD


European Modern Art to 1970

1912-1927, purchased directly from artist by John Quinn

February 10, 1927, Sale of the Collection of John Quinn (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) cat. no. 370

1927-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Sale of the Collection of John Quinn. Sale cat., American Art Association. New York, 1927, no. 370. Mural Painting in Great Britain 1919-1939. Exh. cat., Tate Gallery. London, 1939, no. 68. Rothenstein, J. Augustus John. London, 1944 (pl. 82). Twentieth Century Painting. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1945, pp. 24, 30-31. Gwen John and Augustus John. Exh. cat., Tate Britain. London, 2004, pp. 132-133 (ill.).

Augustus Edwin John, The Mumpers, 1912, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 27.160.