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Gwen John

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Aloneness is nearer God, nearer reality.

— Gwen John

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In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words. I don't pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.

— Gwen John

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To be reserved, secretive, with a passionate violence that causes suffering.

— Gwen John

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When I was a child, I used to cry all the time.

— Gwen John

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Her early paintings such as the Portrait of the Artist's Sister Winifred (ca. She also met Maritain's sister-in-law Véra Oumançoff with whom Gwen John formed her last romantic relationship which lasted until 1930.

Her paintings mainly portraits of anonymous female sitters are rendered in a range of closely related tones. Gwendolen Mary John (22 June 1876 – 18 September 1939) was a Welsh artist who worked in France for most of her career.

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