Samuel John Peploe RSA (British, 1871-1935) Dark Roses in Pot 44.5 x 39.5 cm. (17 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)

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Lot 66
Samuel John Peploe RSA
(British, 1871-1935)
Dark Roses in Pot 44.5 x 39.5 cm. (17 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)

Sold for £ 122,500 (US$ 154,030) inc. premium

Scottish Art

25 Sep 2014, 14:00 BST

Edinburgh

Samuel John Peploe RSA (British, 1871-1935)
Dark Roses in Pot
signed 'Peploe' (lower right)
oil on canvas
44.5 x 39.5 cm. (17 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Collection of Miss Proudfoot, 51 Lauderdale St, Edinburgh. (George Proudfoot was Director of the Scottish Gallery, Peploe's dealers.)
    Collection of Lawrence Finch, Liverpool
    Sale; Christie's, Glasgow, Four Scottish Colourists, 8th Dec. 1988, lot 315
    Private Collection, Scotland

    Exhibited
    Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy Festival Exhibition, Peploe-Cadell-Hunter, 1949
    Edinburgh, Aitken Dott & Son,The Modern Spirit in Scottish Painting, Jan-Feb 1978, cat.no.128

    This example displays the bold, vigorous brush and palette-knife technique of Peploe's later period, where the tonal background and white drapery are depicted with all the confidence of the mature master. The rich, pure colour of the rose-heads and leaves are conspicuous against their subtle setting.
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Samuel John Peploe RSA (British, 1871-1935) Dark Roses in Pot 44.5 x 39.5 cm. (17 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)
Samuel John Peploe RSA (British, 1871-1935) Dark Roses in Pot 44.5 x 39.5 cm. (17 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)
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