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SAMUEL JOHN PEPLOE, R.S.A. | Michaelmas Daisies and Oranges

Estimate
300,000 - 500,000 GBP
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490,000 GBP
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Description

  • Samuel John Peploe, R.S.A.
  • Michaelmas Daisies and Oranges
  • signed l.l.: Peploe
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Glasgow, where purchased by Major Ion R. Harrison and thence by descent

Exhibited

Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by S.J. Peploe, R.S.A., 1937, no.71 as Mixed Flowers;
Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Thistle Foundation, Pictures from a Private Collection, 1951, no.17;
Edinburgh and London, The Fine Art Society, Three Scottish Colourists, 1977 no.23;
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, S J Peploe Commemorative Exhibition, 1985, no.100

Literature

R. Billcliffe, The Scottish Colourists, London, 1989, pl.133;
G. Peploe, S.J. Peploe, Surrey, 2012, p.151, pl.161;
K. Hartley and G. Peploe, S.J. Peploe 1871-1935, exh.cat, The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, 1985, pl.100

Catalogue Note

‘One of the most accomplished of the later still-lifes, the paler tonality of this series here being disturbed by the bright colour of the flowers and the orange in the foreground.’
Roger Billcliffe, The Scottish Colourists, London, 1989, p.171
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