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JOHN DUNCAN FERGUSSON, R.B.A. | Paris Plage, Bathing Huts

60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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  • John Duncan Fergusson, R.B.A.
  • Paris Plage, Bathing Huts
  • signed, inscribed and dated on the reverse: J.D. Fergusson/ Paris Plage./ 1903./ "bathing huts" 
  • oil on panel
  • 19 by 24 cm., 7½ by 9½in.


T. & R. Annan & Sons Ltd., Glasgow, where purchased by Major Ion R. Harrison and thence by descent


Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Thistle Foundation, Pictures from a Private Collection, 1951, no.179;
Glasgow, Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Exhibition of Scottish Painting, 1961, no.174

Catalogue Note

'I immediately found there, what the French call an ‘Ambience’ – an atmosphere which was not only agreeable and suitable to work in, but in which it was impossible not to work!'  

John Duncan Fergusson

quoted by M. Morris, The Art of J.D. Fergusson, 1974, p.50