Samuel John Peploe, RSA (British, 1871-1935) Still Life with flowers, fruit and fan 61 x 51 cm. (24 x 20 in.)
Lot 1017*
Samuel John Peploe, RSA (British, 1871-1935) Still Life with Flowers, Fruit and Fan 61 x 51 cm. (24 x 20 in.)
Sold for £216,000 (US$ 352,960) inc. premium

Lot Details
Property from an Important Private American Collection
Samuel John Peploe, RSA (British, 1871-1935)
Still Life with Flowers, Fruit and Fan
signed 'Peploe' (centre left)
oil on canvas
61 x 51 cm. (24 x 20 in.)
Painted circa 1920

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Alexander Reid, Glasgow
    Private Collection, Scotland
    With Ian MacNicol, Glasgow
    With Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, London


    EXHIBITED:
    London, Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, The Scottish Colourists, 29 June - 29 July 2000

    Period label '248' on frame verso

    Including many familiar motifs such as the Chinese vase, fruit, fan and book, this composition emphasises Peploe's interest in shape and pattern. Planes of yellow, green, black and white divide the canvas quite rigidly, while the arabesques of the stems soften the effect and place the coloured flowerheads in relief against different colours and tones.
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