Scottish colourist Peploe painting could fetch £500,000 at auction


A collection of important paintings by the acclaimed Scottish Colourist Samuel John Peplow is placed under the hammer as part of the culmination of a celebration year commemorating his 150th anniversary.

Headquartered in Edinburgh, the art auction company has significantly expanded its audience reach around the world with live online auctions, producing record sales in a wide range of disciplines from the Renaissance to the modern British era.

Particular focus on the work of the SJ Peplo Auction on Thursday, December 9th at the Glasgow Gallery in Lyon & Turnbull, featuring five paintings from the auction and four paintings on loan from a private collection. Exclusive Exhibition (Peploe at 150) and senior specialist Alice Strang talked about Peplo and his fellow Scottish Colourists.

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The five paintings to be auctioned next week will be the artist’s artistic and stylistic progress in the most active years of his illustrious career, from his name in Edinburgh in the early 20th century to his establishment of international status. Represents. In the 1920s.

One of the highlights of the work offered is Peploe’s Roses and Fruit, with quotes between £ 300,000 and £ 500,000.

Lyon & Turnbull auctions are expected to be of great interest

His artistic still life, painted in 1921, was part of the collection of Major Harrison, one of Glasgow’s shipowners and one of Peplow’s most important patrons.

Harrison purchased the painting directly from Pepler’s solo exhibition at the La Societe de Bozar Gallery in Scottish art dealer Alexander Reed in Glasgow in 1924. This was one of the first paintings by a Scottish colorist acquired by a well-known collector. The main patron of the group.

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The two-part auction, which takes place in the afternoon and evening, includes works by leading Scottish artists, past and present, and paintings by fellow Scottish Colourists, FCB Kadel, GL Hunter, and JD Ferguson. Is included.

Ferguson and Peplow, who met in Edinburgh in the early 1900s, lived and worked together in France at various times before the beginning of World War I. They were at the heart of Paris’ bohemian art scene from 1910 to 1912, mixed with things like Picasso and other important cultural figures of the time.

Ferguson’s artwork at the auction includes Study No. 6, one of a series of extraordinary female images he created in Paris from 1910 to 1913. This remarkable oil painting is estimated to fetch between £ 80,000 and £ 120,000.

Works go under the hammer on Thursday

Works go under the hammer on Thursday

The outstanding work for sale is one of the famous paintings of Kadel on the island of Hebridean within Iona. Views of St. Columba Bay on Iona are estimated at £ 80,000 to £ 120,000.

The sale also includes five works by renowned Scottish British artist Joan Eardley, who is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. This group includes the painting Canal Bank, which is believed to have been first sold by Eardley.

The documented evidence behind the painting includes a letter from her first biographer, William Buchanan, written in 1964 (one year after Ardleigh’s death). An artist at the Glasgow School of the Arts.

Works including Joan Ardley's work will be sold at auction

Works including Joan Ardley’s work will be sold at auction

Other important artwork provided is the still life and still life of patterned tablecloths-a beautiful still life by Anne Redpath, the Doien of post-WWII Scottish paintings, led by tulips and lilies. Includes a selection of.

Nick Carnow, Head of Fine Arts at Lyon & Turnbull, said: His work.

“We are always looking forward to selling our twice-yearly Scottish paintings and sculptures. We are delighted to be able to offer such a wide range of Scottish art over three centuries this season, especially the celebration of SJ Peplo’s work. I’m excited about it.

“2021 continues to be exciting for Lyon and Turnbull, with active bidding at home and abroad. We expect many international audiences to conclude a remarkable year again. ”


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