Pine tree, Brigham’s Creek, New Zealand
watercolour on paper
44.0 x 50.6 cm
inscribed verso on Queensland Art Gallery label c.: RUSSELL, John Peter/ Pine Tree, Brighams Creek, N.Z./ Watercolour/ Watercolours in the Collection of Sir Leon and Lady Trout/ 4 May to 6 June 1978/ Owner Lady Trout’; on label l.r.: ‘PINE TREE, BRIGHAMS CREEK/ Watercolour/ 9 3/4” x 12 1/8”/ I hereby certify that this is an/ original work by my grandfather/ JOHN PETER RUSSELL’
Accession No. 2002.25
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 71.
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.