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JOHN PERCEVAL
1923-2000

Windmill and the Rapids 1956

Estimate $150,000 – $250,000

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© John Perceval/Copyright Agency, 2021

JOHN PERCEVAL

1923-2000
Windmill and the Rapids 1956

oil, tempera and enamel paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Perceval 1956' lower left
91.5 x 122 cm

Provenance

John Perceval, Melbourne
Private Collection
Australian Historical and Contemporary Drawings and Paintings, Christie's Australia, Sydney, 16 September 1970, lot 68, 'Gaffney's Creek', illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above
James Erskine, Sydney, until
Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 19 April 1993, lot 260, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Exhibition of Paintings by John Perceval, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 12-30 November 1956, no. 25, 90 gns
Catalogue of Works in the Galleries, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, November 1956, no. 161, 'Windmill and the Rapids, Werribee Gorge', 90 gns
Catalogue of Works, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, December 1956, no. 161, 'Windmill and the Rapids, Werribee Gorge', 90 gns
John Perceval Exhibition, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 29 May - 7 June 1957, no. 21, 90 gns
Annual Interstate Exhibition, Contemporary Art Society, 22 October - 2 November 1957, 'Windmill by the River', 90 gns
Another Summer: The Australian Landscape 1942-1987, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne, 28 February - 12 April 1987, no. 14
John Perceval: A Retrospective, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 30 April - 12 July 1992; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 6 August - 20 September 1992, no. 60, illustrated

Literature

Traudi Allen, John Perceval, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 157
Barrett Reid, Of Dark and Light: The Art of John Perceval, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1992, pp. 27, 52 (illustrated)

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