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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JOHN PERCEVAL
1923-2000

Spiky-Moses, Heath and Honey-Eaters 1960

$80,000–120,000

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© John Perceval/Copyright Agency, 2024

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JOHN PERCEVAL

1923-2000
Spiky-Moses, Heath and Honey-Eaters 1960

oil on composition board
signed and dated 'Perceval / 60' lower centre left
91.4 x 114.3 cm

Provenance

John Perceval, Melbourne
John Matula, Melbourne
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne (stock 3057)
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 6 July 1972
Private Collection, Melbourne, by descent from the above

Exhibited

John Perceval, The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 30 August - 16 September 1960
The Helena Rubinstein Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 4-29 October 1961, no. 34
John Perceval, Australian National University, Canberra, 14-24 July 1966, no. 52
Winter Exhibition 1972: Recent Acquisitions, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 24 July - 10 August 1972, no. 44, 'Spiky Moses, Heath and Honey Eaters', illustrated

Literature

Traudi Allen, John Perceval, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 161

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Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

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David Mackay

Gallery Manager

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