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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JOHN PASSMORE
1904-1984

Strawberry Pickers at Rest (circa 1950)

Estimate $30,000 – $40,000

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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JOHN PASSMORE

1904-1984
Strawberry Pickers at Rest (circa 1950)

oil on composition board
signed 'JP.' lower right
40.9 x 50.8 cm

  • Lot Sold SOLD (Hammer Price)

Provenance

Mr Douglas Carnegie and Mrs Margaret Carnegie
Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 22 September 1967

Exhibited

Autumn Exhibition, Society of Artists, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 1-16 April 1953, no. 51, 40 gns
Paintings from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Douglas Carnegie, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, October - November 1966, no. 65, 'The Strawberry Pickers'
John Passmore 1904-84: Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 December 1984 - 10 February 1985 and tour, no. 24, illustrated

Literature

Australia Today, 10 October 1963, p. 73 (illustrated), 'The Strawberry Pickers'
Michael Shannon, 'The Art Collectors 4: Margaret Carnegie', Art and Australia, Ure Smith, Sydney, Vol. 4, No. 2, September 1966, cover (illustrated), p. 154 (illustrated)
Barry Pearce, John Passmore 1904-84: Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1984, plate 24, p. 51 (illustrated)

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Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

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Brett Ballard

Specialist

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Sydney
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Important Australian Art

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