Lot 104
  • 104

JOHN DUNCAN FERGUSSON | Paris, 1907

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 GBP
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Description

  • John Duncan Fergusson R.B.A.
  • Paris, 1907
  • signed and dated on the reverse: J.D.Fergusson,/ 1907.
  • oil on board
  • 35.5 by 28cm., 14 by 11in.

Provenance

Major Ion R. Harrison and thence by descent

Exhibited

Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Thistle Foundation, Pictures from a Private Collection, 1951, no.176;
London, Royal Academy, The Scottish Colourists, 2000, no.103;
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Fergusson: The Scottish Colourist, 2013-2014

Literature

P. Long with E. Cumming, The Scottish Colourists 1900-1930, exh.cat, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2000, pl.23;
A. Strang, E. Cumming and S. McGregor, J.D. Fergusson, exh.cat, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2013, pl.55

Condition

The board is offering a good stable support and the work is in excellent original condition. There are some strong passages of impasto throughout. The work may benefit from a light clean. UV light inspection reveals no evidence of retouching or restoration. Held in the original gilt frame and under glass.
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