New Zealand landscape

New Zealand landscape

c.1924
watercolour on paper
44.0 x 50.6 cm


inscribed l.l.: ‘JR’
inscribed verso on Queensland Art Gallery label l.c.: ‘’42. John Peter Russell/ Landscape, New Zealand/ watercolour on paper/ 24.3 x 30.7 cm/ Master works from the collection of/ Sir Leon and Lady Trout/ 21st September–14th December 1977/ Sir Leon and Lady Trout Brisbane’
Accession No. 2002.18

Provenance:

John Alain Stobart Russell, Lochgilphead, Scotland, until; purchased by Sir Leon and Lady Trout, Queensland, until; purchased by Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, until; purchased by private collection, Queensland, until; purchased 2–3 May 2002 by Cbus from Australian and International Paintings, Christie’s, Melbourne, lot 85.

Literature:

P. Bacon, Aspects of the Trout Collection, Brisbane, 1989, p. 100, pl. 40 and p. 104, pl. 42.
A. Galbally, The Art of John Peter Russell, Melbourne, 1977, p. 121, cat. 456 and p. 123, cat. 491.
John Peter Russell: 1858 – 1930, exhibition of watercolors, (exhibition catalogue), Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, 1969.

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