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Title

Roosting birds


Artist

John Maxwell

Scotland

12 Jul 1905 - 03 Jun 1962


Details


Date

1957


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

91.5 x 50.8 cm stretcher; 116.0 x 75.5 x 9.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., black paint "John Maxwell 1957".


Credit

Purchased 1957-1958


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9457


Artist information

John Maxwell

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh/Scotland, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Royal Scottish Academy 1958


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 126 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 129. cat.no. 1426

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

Editor Unknown (Editor), John Maxwell, 1905-1962: an exhibition and catalogue of his work, Edinburgh, 1963, 173 (illus.). pl. 35, not exhibited