Important Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Live Auction, 8 October 2009

Part I - Paintings, Watercolours and Prints

Sold for

ZAR 13 368
Lot 83
  • Allerley Glossop; The Camp

Lot Estimate
ZAR 7 000 - 10 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 13 368

About this Item

South African 1870-1955
The Camp

signed, inscribed on the reverse "This is the property of Chas E Peers, lithographer, St George's Street, Cape Town", and "From Jo Glossop"

oil on card
24 by 30cm excluding frame


In 1924 Allerley Glossop and Charles Peers went on a three week painting trip in a donkey wagon to the Drakensberg from Ladysmith.   He kept a diary of the trip.  This picture shows their wagon and the tents they occupied.   In June of that year, probably at the conclusion of the trip, they had a joint exhitibion at the Taylor Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg.


A gift from the artist to Charles Peers, the current owner's grandfather


Taylor Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Allerley Glossop and Water Colour Sketches by Charles E Peers, 18 June 1924, a copy of the catalogue is included with this lot

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