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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.G.L. INVESTMENTS PTY LTD, MELBOURNE

JOHN PERCEVAL
1923-2000

The Man 1942

Estimate $250,000 – $350,000

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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.G.L. INVESTMENTS PTY LTD, MELBOURNE

JOHN PERCEVAL

1923-2000
The Man 1942

oil and tempera on composition board
signed and dated 'Perceval / 42' lower left
121.8 x 91.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $290,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $353,800 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr Dennis Gowing, Melbourne
J.G.L. Investments Pty Ltd, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 27 May 1980

Exhibited

The Great Decades of Australian Art: Selected Masterpieces from the J.G.L. Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 21 November 1984 – 28 January 1985, illustrated
John Perceval: The Formative Years and the Present, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 10 October 1988, no. 22, N.F.S. (label verso)
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. 3, illustrated (label verso)

Literature

John Reed, 'Introduction to John Perceval',Angry Penguins, Reed & Harris, Melbourne, No. 5, September 1943, n.p. (illustrated)
Margaret Plant, John Perceval, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1971, p. 12
Patrick McCaughey, The Great Decades of Australian Art: Selected Masterpieces from the J.G.L. Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1984, p. 72 (illustrated)
Traudi Allen, John Perceval, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 146
Barrett Reid, Of Dark and Light: The Art of John Perceval, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1992, pp. 12, 13, 35, 40 (illustrated)

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