SH107 - Australian and International Art

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Thursday 30 April 2015 at 6:30pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 18 - Thursday 30 April 2015 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 1_1
    LOT 001

    Bryan Westwood (1930-2000)


    Arm on Suitcase, 1972

    oil on canvas, signed u.r.c. 'W'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$4,080 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 40 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney, 1973, Estate of D'Arcy Ryan, Perth
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    LOT 002

    James Gleeson (1915-2008)


    Descent to the Underworld, From The Orpheus Series, 1960

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Gleeson' titled verso 'Orpheus No.7'

    EST.$2,500 - $3,500
    • Measurements: 30 x 21.5 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Gallery, Sydney, Estate of D'Arcy Ryan, Perth
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    LOT 003

    John Perceval (1923-2000)


    Portrait of Linden Douglas, 1949

    crayon and watercolour on paper, signed and dated l.r.c. Perceval, '49', titled, dated and signed verso 'Linden Douglas, '49, Perceval'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 37 x 27 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 004

    Ray Crooke (b. 1922)


    Natives Working a Forest

    oil on board, signed l.l.c. 'R Crooke'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 29.5 x 24.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 5_1
    LOT 005

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Forest of Gum Trees, 1965/66

    etching, flat biting and mezzotint rocker on zinc, edition, 20/35, second state signed and numbered below image '20/35, Fred Williams'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$3,840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 34.5 x 27 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Gallery on 30 June 1979, Private Collection, NSW
    • Labels: Reference: J. Mollison, Fred Williams: Etchings, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1968, p. 83, cat.237
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    LOT 006

    David Strachan (1919-1970)


    Head Study of a Woman

    oil on board

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800Sold for$1,980 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28 x 22.5 cm
    • Provenance: Gift of the artist, Collection of Margery Ann Barter, nee Margery Ann Strachan (artist's sister), thence by descent
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    LOT 007

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    You Yang Pond, 1963-64

    etching and aquatint, edition 57/65, numbered and signed below image '57/65, Fred Williams'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$2,760 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 24 x 30 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Gallery on 30 June 1979, Private Collection, NSW
    • Labels: Reference J. Mollison, Fred Williams: Etchings, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1968, p.67, cat.207
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    LOT 008

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    Death's Mask, 1937

    aquatint, etching and stipple, edition 4/35, signed, titled and numbered below image 'No 4, Death's Mask, Norman Lindsay'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 33.5 x 27.5 cm,
    • Provenance: Deutscher and Hackett, Important Australian + International Fine Art, Sydney, 02/05/2012, Lot No. 153, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Reference: L. Bloomfield, The Complete Etchings of. Norman Lindsay, Odana Editions and Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1998, p. 371, cat. 359 illus., another example
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    LOT 009

    George Russell Drysdale (1912-1981)


    Stockman

    ink on paper, signed l.r.c. 'RD'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$14,030 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28 x 15 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Gallery, Sydney, Estate of D'Arcy Ryan, Perth
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    LOT 010

    James Gleeson (1915-2008)


    No 2. From The Orpheus Series, 1960

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Gleeson' titled verso 'Orpheus No.2'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$2,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 15 x 25 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Gallery, Sydney, Estate of D'Arcy Ryan, Perth
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    LOT 011

    George Russell Drysdale (1912-1981)


    Woman

    ink on paper, signed l.r.c. 'RD'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$7,930 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28 x 15 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Gallery, Sydney, Estate of D'Arcy Ryan, Perth
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    LOT 012

    Charles Blackman (b. 1928)


    Woman with an Old Hand, 1951

    ink and gouache on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Blackman'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 40 x 25 cm
    • Provenance: Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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    LOT 013

    Robert Dickerson (b. 1924)


    Mother and Child, c.1965

    charcoal on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Dickerson'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$7,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 76 x 53.5 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 014

    Jeffrey Smart (1921-2013)


    Panza, 1949

    watercolour and ink on paper, signed, dated and inscribed l.r.c. 'Panze, Jeff Smart '49'

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000Sold for$18,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 27 x 36.5 cm
    • Provenance: David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Qld
    • Labels: Reference: P. Quatermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, South Yarra, 1983, p.103, no.185 © The Estate of Jeffrey Smart
    • Exhibited: John Martin's Art Gallery, Adelaide, 22 November-11 December 1950, Cat.No.12, 15Gns, Jeff Smart Jacqueline Hick Exhibition of Paintings, David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney, 12-19 September, 1952, Cat No.28, 17Gns
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    LOT 015

    Fred Leist (1878-1945)


    The Morning Dip, 1927

    oil on panel, signed l.r.c. 'Leist' titled and signed verso on original paper label 'The Morning Dip, Fred Leist'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$18,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 44 x 45 cm
    • Provenance: Savill Galleries, Paddington,
    • Labels: Reference: This work is the view from Edwards Beach Mosman to Dobroyd Point, Savill Galleries, Paddington
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    LOT 016

    Danila Vassilieff (1897-1958)


    Three Children, Fitzroy, 1935

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Vassilieff'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$16,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 48 x 39 cm
    • Provenance: Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 1983, The Collection of Sir Maurice and Lady Byers
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    LOT 017

    Victor George (Vic) O'Connor (1918-2010)


    Concert at the Rocks

    oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'V.G. O'Connor'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 60 x 75.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 018

    Roland Shakespeare Wakelin (1887-1971)


    Portrait of Rodney Davis, 1928

    oil on board, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Wakelin, 1928'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$5,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 36.5 x 25 cm
    • Provenance: Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 1984, The Collection of Sir Maurice and Lady Byers
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    LOT 019

    William Charles Piguenit (1836-1914)


    Beach Scene

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'W.C. Piguenit'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$10,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 19.5 x 41 cm
    • Provenance: Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 1985, The Collection of Sir Maurice and Lady Byers
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    LOT 020

    Benjamin Edwin Minns (1864-1937)


    Sydney Harbour, 1918

    watercolour on paper, signed l.l.c. 'B.E. Minns, Nov, 1918'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$6,240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 17 x 41 cm
    • Provenance: William Macleod owner of Bulletin Magazine, thence by descent
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  • 21_1
    LOT 021

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    Panurge and the Ladies of Paris

    watercolour on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Norman Lindsay' titled u.m. 'Panurge and the Ladies of Paris'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28 x 20 cm
    • Provenance: William Macleod owner of Bulletin Magazine, thence by descent
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    LOT 022

    Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)


    Central Australia

    ripolin on paper on board, signed l.r.c. 'Nolan'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$6,100 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 52 x 76 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney, The Estate of the Honourable W. G. Keighley OAM
    • Exhibited: Basement Exhibition, Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney, 11 September, 1963, catalogue No. 20
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    LOT 023

    Yosl Bergner (b. 1920)


    Migrating Birds

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. in Hebrew, signed and titled verso 'Yosl Bergner, Migrating Birds'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$8,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 72.5 x 91 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 024

    William Dobell (1899-1970)


    Still Life

    oil on canvas on board, signed l.r.c. 'Dobell'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$7,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28 x 19 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Woollahra, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Rudy Komon Art Gallery Stock No. 238
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