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JOHN PETER BELL (1938 - )

John Peter Bell is an acclaimed Australian painter and model. He was based in Paddington, which was an important artist hub in the 1960s, known for it's nightlife and eccentric, creative inhabitants. Bell was a protege and muse of Donald Friend, and became the toast of the Sydney Art Scene in the early 1960s, and it is clear Donald Friend influenced his style greatly. He appeared alongside Friend in the British Pathe featurette in 1965.

"Spirits Of An Enchanted Garden" (1965)

oil on board

122 x 183cm

signed & dated '65 lower right

 

POA

"Bacchanalia" (c.1965)

oil on board

59 x 78cm

signed lower right

 

POA

"Stockmen, North Queensland" (c.1965)

oil on board

35 x 60cm

signed upper left

 

POA

"Untitled" (1967)

mixed media on paper

69 x 101cm

signed & dated '66 lower right

 

$1450

"Highland Women, Mt. Hagen , Papua New Guinea" (c.1965)

oil on board

57.5 x 58cm

signed lower centre

 

POA

"Untitled" (1965)

mixed media on paper

54 x 71cm

signed & dated '65 lower right

 

$850

"Night Out In Paddington" (1966)

mixed media on paper

39 x 48cm

signed & dated '66 lower left

 

$1250

"The Procession" (1963)

mixed media on paper

56 x 76cm

signed & dated '63 lower right

 

$1450