SH069-Australian and International Art

Auction Details

Thursday 15 September 2011 at 7:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Saturday 27 August - Wednesday 14 September 2011 10:00am to 5:00pm

including Estate of the Late Andrew Curtis (28 Sali Herman Works)

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    LOT 129

    The Curtis Collection of Artworks by Sali Herman


    Daniel Thomas, Tasmania, July 2011

    Sali Herman (1898–1993) is best known for his inner-city street scenes, but he also produced a great many Australian outback, rural and garden landscapes. A Swiss/Polish Jewish refugee in 1937 from Hitler’s Europe, he settled in Sydney the following year. Aged forty, life began again.…

    EST.$0 - $0
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    LOT 130

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Moored Boats in a Bay 1971

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '71'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$3,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 37.5 x 50.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 131

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Drover and Sheep 1972

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '72'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$5,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 38 x 50.3 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 132

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Untitled - Country Road with Trees 1978

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.l.c. 'S. Herman '78'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$4,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 44.5 x 59.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 133

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Untitled - Terraces

    oil on canvas signed l.l.c. 'S. Herman'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000Sold for$10,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 44.5 x 60 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 134

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Courtyard Serenade 1979

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c. 'S. Herman '79'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 64 x 79.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Late Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 135

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Untitled - House in Outback 1984

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '84'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$6,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 54 x 99 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 136

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Forest 1986

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '86'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000
    • Measurements: 80.5 x 136 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 137

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Richmond Bridge, Tasmania 1980

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c. 'S. Herman 80'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 85 x 137 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 138

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Man at Work 1982

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.l.c. 'S. Herman '82'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$8,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 75 x 62.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 139

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Untitled - Roof in Landscape 1980

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '80'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000
    • Measurements: 44.5 x 64.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Late Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 140

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Horse and Rider 1981

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '81'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$8,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 70 x 90.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 141

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    The Artist's Studio with Cat (Self Portrait) 1953

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.l.c. 'S. Herman '53'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000Sold for$30,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 88.5 x 114 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 142

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Boats on a Beach 1976

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '76'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000
    • Measurements: 81 x 106 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 143

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Forest with Rocks and Figures 1980

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c. 'S. Herman 80'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 90.5 x 136.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 144

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Terraces, Millers Point 1975

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.l.c. 'S. Herman '75'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000
    • Measurements: 83.5 x 136 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 145

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Dawn, Central Australia 1982

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.l.c. 'S. Herman '82 titled verso

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 62 x 75.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 146

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Untitled - Bush Landscape 1982

    oil on canvas signed and dated l.r.c 'S. Herman '82'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$6,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 80 x 106 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 147

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Woolloomooloo

    pencil on paper signed l.l.c 'Sali Herman' titled l.r.c. 'Woollomoolloo'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: 26.5 x 37 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 148

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Windmills, Mykonos 1976

    flet tipped pen on paper signed, titled and dated with initials l.r.c. 'S.H '76 Windmills Mykonos'

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 29 x 42.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 149

    Sali Herman (1898-1993)


    Germaine Les Preis, Paris 1953

    pencil on paper signed and dated and titled l.r.c. 'Sali Herman '53 Germaine Les Preis, Paris'

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: 26 x 36 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Andrew Curtis
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    LOT 150

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Undressing 1973

    Lithograph 33/50, signed and numbered under image 'Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 75 x 55 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
    • Exhibited: Illustrated Brett Whiteley The Graphics 1961 -1992, plate 12, page 23
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    LOT 151

    Clifton Ernest Pugh (1924-1990)


    Leda and the Emu

    oil on canvas, inscribed verso: `AE 445/And They Say Each Other/Leda and the Emu Series/Leda and the Emu/Cat II'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$4,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 129 x 90 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
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    LOT 152

    Ray Austin Crooke (b.1922)


    Interior with Islander

    oil on canvas, signed l.c. `R.Crooke'. Inscribed verso: `BY 016'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 60 x 90 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
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