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JOHN PERCEVAL
1923-2000

Painting in the Rain 1966

Estimate $45,000 – $65,000

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© John Perceval/Copyright Agency, 2022

JOHN PERCEVAL

1923-2000
Painting in the Rain 1966

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Perceval '66' lower left
60.7 x 122.1 cm

  • Lot Sold $110,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $135,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

John Perceval, Canberra
Dr Margaret Middleton, Canberra, acquired from the above in December 1966
Private Collection, New South Wales, by descent from the above

Exhibited

John Perceval, Clune Galleries, Sydney, 30 March - 30 April 1966, no. 28, ($1,400) (label verso)
John Perceval, Australian National University, Canberra, 14-24 July 1966, no. 66

Literature

Margaret Plant, John Perceval, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1971, p. 81 (illustrated) Margaret Plant, John Perceval, Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne, 1978, p. 81 (illustrated)
Nancy Parker, 'A Pictorial Vigour', Canberra Times, Canberra, 20 November 1971
Traudi Allen, John Perceval, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 166

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