William Johnstone, OBE (British, 1897-1981) Countryside in Wartime 73.7 x 63.5 cm. (29 x 25 in.)
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William Johnstone, OBE (British, 1897-1981) Countryside in Wartime - Broomhill 73.7 x 63.5 cm. (29 x 25 in.)
Sold for £7,375 (US$ 12,383) inc. premium
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Scottish Art Edinburgh
12 Dec 2012 14:00 GMT

Auction 19877
Lot Details
William Johnstone, OBE (British, 1897-1981)
Countryside in Wartime - Broomhill
apparently signed 'Johnstone' (lower right), further signed and dated 'William Johnstone/1923' (verso)
oil on board
73.7 x 63.5 cm. (29 x 25 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With The Stafford Gallery, London
    With Alex Reid & Lefevre, London
    Sale; Christie's, Glasgow, Paintings Drawings and Sculpture by William Johnstone, 18 June, 1996, lot 21

    EXHIBITED:
    South America, Fine Arts, 1943
    Argentina, Cordoba, Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, n.d.
    Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional de Bellas Artes, n.d.
    London, Arts Council of Great Britain, William Johnstone, 1981, cat.no.4

    Note (verso) reads that this picture was painted when the artist applied (and was rejected for) the position of war artist, 1923-24.
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