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An image of Melon by Samuel John Peploe

Samuel John Peploe

(Scotland 27 Jan 1871 – 11 Oct 1935)

circa 1906
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

27.9 x 35.7 cm stretcher; 44.0 x 53.1 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Watson Bequest Fund 1933
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

The Redfern Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Redfern Gallery 1933

Bibliography (6)

Barbizon House, Barbizon House: an illustrated record, London, 1933. 29

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 147 (illus.).

Ted Gott, Laurie Benson and Sophie Matthiesson, Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, 28 (colour illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 145. 1736

Sydney Ure Smith, Art in Australia, 'Recent Purchases for the National Art Gallery of NSW', pg. 8-15, Sydney, May 1934, 10, 30 (illus.).

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (3)

National Art Gallery of NSW purchases, Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London, 20 Sep 1933–07 Oct 1933

Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981

Modern Britain 1900-1960, NGV: International, Melbourne, 15 Nov 2007–24 Feb 2008