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John Maxwell

(Scotland 12 Jul 1905 – 03 Jun 1962)

Roosting birds
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

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".
Purchased 1957-1958
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

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

Bibliography (4)

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. 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

Exhibition history (3)

Royal Scottish Academy, 1957, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Apr 1957–Apr 1957

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1958, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 Feb 1959–08 Mar 1959

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

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