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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JOHN RUSSELL
1858-1930

Le Forte d'Antibes (1891)

Estimate $350,000 - $550,000

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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JOHN RUSSELL

1858-1930
Le Forte d'Antibes (1891)

oil on canvas
signed 'J.R.' lower right
50 x 61 cm

  • Lot Sold $420,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $512,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Jeanne Jouve, Brittany, by descent from the artist
Louis Jouve, France, by descent from the above in 1948
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 24 May 1978, lot 305, 'Antibes', illustrated
Sir Leon and Lady Trout, Brisbane
The Collection of Sir Leon and Lady Trout, Christie's Australia, Brisbane, 7 June 1989, lot 171, illustrated (cover)
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

John Peter Russell 1858-1930: Australian Impressionist, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 22 August – 11 September 1968, no. 6, illustrated
Masterpieces of Australian Impressionism, Bonhams & Goodman, Melbourne, 24-26 July 2009, no. 12
Into Light: French Masterworks from the Musée de la Chartreuse, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 23 June – 9 September 2018

Literature

Ann Galbally, The Art of John Peter Russell, Sun Books, Melbourne, 1977, cat. no. 106, p. 103

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