SH112 - Australian and International Art

Auction Details

Wednesday 19 August 2015 at 6:30pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen Street, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 08 - Wednesday 19 August 2015 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 1_1
    LOT 001

    Alison Rehfisch (1900-1975)


    Tuscan Landscape

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Rehfisch'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 49.5 x 40 cm
    • Provenance: Lawsons, 1981, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 002

    Joy Hester (1920-1960)


    Gossip, c. 1940

    watercolour on paper, artist's stamp l.r.c 'Joy Hester'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000
    • Measurements: 19 x 13 cm
    • Provenance: Gould Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, NSW
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    LOT 003

    David Strachan (1919-1970)


    Portrait

    oil on board

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 23 x 18 cm
    • Provenance: The collection of Theo Schlicht, thence by descent
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    LOT 004

    Frederick (Fred) Ronald Williams (1927-1982)


    Chicken

    linocut, signed with initials l.r.c. 'FW'

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 16.5 x 18 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 005

    Donald Friend (1915-1989)


    Night Fishing

    ink and watercolour on paper signed and inscribed l.l.c 'Night Fishing, Donald Friend, BALI'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 56 x 76 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, NSW
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    LOT 006

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    Adventure, 1921

    etching engraving and soft ground, edition: 40/50, signed, dated, titled and numbered below image, no. 40, Adventure, Norman Lindsay, 1921'

    EST.$3,500 - $4,500Sold for$5,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28.5 x 25.5 cm
    • Provenance: David Jones Gallery, Sydney, 1958, cat. No. 4, Deutscher and Hackett, Important Australian & International Fine Art, Sydney, 2 May 2012, Lot No. 158, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Copyright H. C. and A. Glad
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    LOT 007

    Roland Shakespeare Wakelin (1887-1971)


    Still Life with Red Book

    oil on board

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 42 x 54 cm
    • Provenance: Lawsons, Australian and European Paintings, Sydney, 16/07/1979, Lot No. 249 Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
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    LOT 008

    Hugh Sawrey (1919-1999)


    The Traveling Mob, c. 1970

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Sawrey', titled and inscribed verso ' The Traveling Mob, Hugh Sawrey'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$7,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 61 x 51 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
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    LOT 009

    George Feather Lawrence (1901-1981)


    Strand on the Green, 1952

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. G.F. Lawrence, '52'

    EST.$2,500 - $3,500Sold for$4,080 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 40 x 55 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1990, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
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    LOT 010

    Margaret Preston (1875-1963)


    Flannel Flowers, 1928

    hand-coloured woodcut, inscribed titled and signed below image 'Flannel Flowers, woodblock, Margaret Preston'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$13,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 27.5 x 27 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 011

    Charles Edward Conder (1868-1909)


    Portrait, 1905

    pastel on paper, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Conder, 1905'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 33 x 22 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 012

    George Feather Lawrence (1901-1981)


    Clarence Estuary, 1970

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. G.F. Lawrence, '70'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
    • Measurements: 60 x 91 cm
    • Provenance: Leonard Joel, Australian Paintings, Melbourne, 03/11/1982, Lot No. 36, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 013

    John Passmore (1904-1984)


    Burragorang Valley, c. 1932/33

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'J Passmore' inscribed with title on the reverse

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 28 x 33.5 cm
    • Provenance: Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 12/04/1989, Lot No. 1464, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 10/04/1990, Lot No. 32, Private Collection, NSW
    • Labels: Sydney Art School Retrospective Exhibition, Art Gallery of N. S. W. John Passmore Retrospective
    • Exhibited: 1890-1933 Sydney Art School Retrospective. Exhibition 1-28 March 1933 Art Gallery of N. S. W. John Passmore Retrospective 19,12, 1984 -10,2, 1985
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    LOT 014

    Sali (Yakubowitsch) Herman (1898-1993)


    The Butcher's Corner, 1944

    oil on composition board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'S. Herman 44'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 34 x 57 cm
    • Provenance: Gift of the artist, Thence by descent, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Paintings by S. Herman, Farmers Blaxland Galleries 18 - 31 October 1944 Cat no. 47
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    LOT 015

    William Charles Piguenit (1836-1914)


    Long Nose and Balls Head from the Atlas, 1894

    oil on canvas, signed and inscribed verso 'Long Nose and Balls Head, from the Atlas, W.C. Piguenit'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$8,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 30.5 x 51 cm
    • Provenance: Dr John Raven, Sydney The Dr John L. Raven Collection, Christie's, Sydney, 13 September 1984, lot 112. Private Collection, Brisbane Savill Galleries, Sydney Mr Tom Schrecker, Sydney, acquired from the above on 21 September 2000
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    LOT 016

    Lloyd Frederic Rees (1895-1988)


    South Coast Landscape, 1972

    ink and watercolour on paper, signed and dated l.l.c. 'L.Rees, 1972'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 36 x 55 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, NSW
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    LOT 017

    David Boyd (1924-2011)


    Moonrise, 1972

    oil on board, signed l.l.c. 'David Boyd' dated l.r.c. '1972', titled verso 'Moonrise'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 50 x 60 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 018

    Robert Dickerson (b. 1924)


    The Dancing Lesson, 1951

    oil on composition board, signed l.r.c. 'Dickerson'

    EST.$25,000 - $35,000Sold for$31,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 76 x 101 cm
    • Provenance: William Mora Galleries, Melbourne. The Hicks Family Collection, Melbourne, Deutscher and Hackett, Important Fine Art, Melbourne, 29/04/2009, Lot No. 39, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 019

    Kenneth (Ken) Whisson (b. 1927)


    Earth and Concrete, c. 1967

    oil on composition board, inscribed on label verso, 'Earth and Concrete, Ken Whisson'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000Sold for$19,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 68 x 98.5 cm
    • Provenance: purchased directly from the artist, c. 1972, Bonhams & Goodman, 16th Sydney National Art Auction, Sydney, 20/07/2004, Lot No. 63, Private Collection, Queensland
    • Reference: Related Works: Earth and Sky, c. 1967, oil on board, 90 x 120 cm, in Ken Whisson Paintings 1947 - 1999, Niagara Publishing, Melbourne, 2001, p. 31, pl. 15 (illus.)
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    LOT 020

    David Boyd (1924-2011)


    War Games, 1968

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'David Boyd, 1968'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 92 x 122.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 021

    Charles Blackman (b. 1928)


    Girl with Cat

    oil on board, signed l.l.c. 'C Blackman', signed l.r.c. 'Blackman'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000
    • Measurements: 75 x 62.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 022

    David Boyd (1924-2011)


    Autumn Evenings Fall

    oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'David Boyd'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$12,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 60 x 90 cm
    • Provenance: Elder Fine Art, Australian & International Paintings, Adelaide, 01/04/2007, Lot No. 4, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 023

    John Henry Olsen (b. 1928)


    Who Said they Might Assume these Blossoms, 1969

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'John Olsen, '69', titled and dated verso Who said they might assume these blossoms, DHL, John Olsen, '69'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000
    • Measurements: 101.5 x 75.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 024

    Criss Canning (b. 1947)


    Corsican Lilies

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Chris Canning', titled verso 'Corsican Lilies'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$14,640 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 60 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Gould Galleries, Melbourne, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Gould Galleries, Melbourne
    • Exhibited: Melbourne Fine Art Gallery Melbourne, 1991
    • Reference: Criss Canning The Pursuit of Beauty by David Thomas illustrated Page 113
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