John Minton, Self portrait
John Minton (1917 - 57) was a painter and illustrator who acheived particular notoriety as part of London's artistic bohemian scene in the 1940s and 1950s. A depresive, he committed suicide in 1957. He shared a studio with Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBride and, later, Keith Vaughan.
Pencil on paper. 8 x 6.75 inches. Executed c 1949. Provenance Bonhams 2009