Artist Augustus Edwin John, Welsh, 1878-1961
  • The Mumpers
Date 1912
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Overall: 100 inches × 20 feet 4 inches (254 cm × 6 m 19.8 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 27.160
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N2DD, Level 2 (see map)
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.).