Lot 59
John Peter Russell (1858 - 1930) Australia
Portrait of Dr R. Russell Jones of Sydney c.1903
Oil on panel
23 x 19cm (panel)
37 x 32cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Painted at Belle Ile, Brittany. Certificate of authenticity signed by John Russell Jones verso; Label with details and numbered 89140 verso; Label inscribed 'Inward Load University of Tasmania LUT 1992.53' verso
Christies, Australia Pictures, Melbourne 25/8/1992 #72
Estimate $25,000 - $30,000

Catalogue Details

Certificate of authenticity attached verso ‘Portrait of Dr. R Russell Jones of Sydney/ (Nephew of the artist)/This oil painting on wood panel, approx. 9” x 7 ½”/….my grand uncle on the island of/ …Ile off the coast of Brittany. It is/ portrait of my father, who had left Austrralia/ to study medicine in England./ John Russell Jones/ 155 Belmane Road/ Randwick N.S.W.’

SOLD