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JOHN ELWYN gouache and acrylic on paper - two figures talking in a garden with whitewashed outbuilding, entitled 'Up to Date Gossip', circa 1985, signed, 27 x 36cms
Provenance: private collection mid-Wales, vendor purchased from artist in 1994
Auctioneer's Note: rarely do Elwyn's gouache paintings from this period include figures
Comments: later framed and glazed
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