SH121 - Australian and International Art

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Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 6:30pmWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, SydneyShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 07 - Tuesday 17 May 2016 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 1_1
    LOT 001

    Tony Tuckson (1921-1973)


    Double Sided - Two Nudes at a Table and Female Portrait

    watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$6,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 18 x 26.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Ray Hughes
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    LOT 002

    Elaine Haxton (1909-1999)


    Del Rio, Elizabeth Bay, 1953

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Elaine Haxton, '53'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$5,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 41 x 56 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 003

    Helen Ogilvie (1902-1993)


    The Butchers Shop, 1950

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Helen Ogilvie, '50'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 20 x 25 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Peter Bray Gallery, Melbourne
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    LOT 004

    Peter Booth (b. 1940)


    Bend over Backwards

    acrylic and charcoal on paper

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 11.5 x 16 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Private Collection label verso
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    LOT 005

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Undressing, 1973

    lithograph, edition: 29/50, signed l.r.c. 'Brett Whiteley', numbered l.l.c. '29/50'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$7,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: paper: 75 x 55 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, p.23, pl. 12
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    LOT 006

    Peter Booth (b. 1940)


    Performer

    watercolour and pencil on paper

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 17.5 x 16.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Ray Hughes
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    LOT 007

    Colin McCahon (New Zealand, 1919-1987)


    Night Fishing, French Bay Series 2

    cardboard relief print, edition 7, signed and titled l.r.c. 'Colin McCahon, Night Fishing, French Bay, Series 2, Ed 7'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 17 x 13.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Private Collection label verso
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    LOT 008

    Peter Booth (b. 1940)


    Dog

    pastel on paper

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 18 x 21.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Ray Hughes
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    LOT 009

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Upwey Landscape Number 1, 1962

    etching, edition: 19-30, signed l.r.c. 'Fred Williams', numbered l.l.c. '19-30'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$5,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: image: 26 x 14 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Private Collection label verso
    • Reference: Literature: Mollison, J., Fred Williams Etchings Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney 1968, number 217, iii/iii
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    LOT 010

    Euan MacLeod (b. 1956)


    No.35 Boat/Iceberg, 2010

    oil on canvas, inscribed l.r.c. '1210', titled, dated and signed verso '35, 1/2/10, Boat/Iceberg, Euan Macleod, '35'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 51 x 38 cm
    • Provenance: Watters Gallery, Sydney
    • Labels: Watters Gallery, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Euan Macleod, Antarctica Small Paintings, Watters Gallery, Sydney, 2010
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    LOT 011

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    The Garden in Sanur, Bali, 1980

    screenprint with offset lithography, edition: 9/100, numbered and signed below image '9/100, Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$11,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 75.5 x 105.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, p.68, pl. 61
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    LOT 012

    John Kelly (b.1965)


    Stack of Cows, 1994

    gouache on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Kelly, '94'

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000Sold for$14,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 34.5 x 74.5 cm
    • Provenance: Nigagra Gallery, Melbourne, Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies), Fine Australian & International Art, Sydney, 15/04/2003, Lot No. 7 , Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Nigagra Gallery, Melbourne
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    LOT 013

    Marea Gazzard (1928-2013)


    Dial, 1966

    hand built stoneware, signed and dated to base 'Gazzard, '66'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$15,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 61 x 51 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Judy Cassab
    • Labels: Copyright courtesy of Utopia Art, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Frances C., Marea Gazzard, Form and Clay, G + B Arts International Limited Craftsman House, 1994, p. 53
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    LOT 014

    Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)


    Waterlily Series #11, 1975

    spray enamel on masonite, signed verso 'Nolan 1975'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 150 x 120 cm
    • Provenance: Lord McAlpine of West Green, Shapiro Auctioneers: Tuesday, December 3, 2002, Lot 10 Modern & Contemporary Art; The Estate of Judy Cassab
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    LOT 015

    Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999)


    Wimmera Landscape with Lake, Cockatoos and Blackbirds

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Arthur Boyd'

    EST.$80,000 - $120,000Sold for$91,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 91 x 121 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, UK, Phillips De Pury & Company, Decorative & Fine Arts, Sydney, 27/11/2000, Lot No. 79, The Estate of Judy Cassab
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    LOT 016

    Charles Blackman (b. 1928)


    Table and Figure, c. 1973

    oil on board, signed u.l.c. 'Blackman'

    EST.$60,000 - $90,000Sold for$74,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 132 x 178 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Judy Cassab
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    LOT 017

    Sali (Yakubowitsch) Herman (1898-1993)


    Sydney Waterfront, 1948

    oil on canvas on board, signed and dated l.l.c. 'S. Herman, '48'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000Sold for$24,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 55 x 90 cm
    • Provenance: Tony Camerford, thence by descent, Private Collection Queensland
    • Reference: Literature: Thomas D., Sali Herman, Australian Art Monographs 1962, p. 15
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    LOT 018

    Nora Heysen (1911-2003)


    Flowers in a Celadon Bowl, 1960

    oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'Nora Heysen', titled and dated verso 'Flowers in a Celadon Bowl, 1960'

    EST.$15,000 - $20,000
    • Measurements: 50 x 60 cm
    • Provenance: Society of Artists exhibition, Adelaide, c. 1960, Private Collection, NSW
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    LOT 019

    Sali (Yakubowitsch) Herman (1898-1993)


    Park Gate, Parramatta, 1949

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.r.c. 'S. Herman, '49'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 59 x 74 cm
    • Provenance: Tony Camerford, thence by descent, Private Collection Queensland
    • Reference: Literature: Thomas D., Sali Herman, Australian Art Monographs 1962, p. 15
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    LOT 020

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Landscape

    gouache on paper, signed l.m. 'Fred Williams'

    EST.$15,000 - $20,000
    • Measurements: 45 x 23 cm (cartouche)
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Collection of Ray Hughes
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    LOT 021

    Colin McCahon (New Zealand, 1919-1987)


    Landscape Multiple No. 4, 1968

    sawdust, synthetic polymer paint on hardboard, signed, titled and dated verso 'Colin McCahon 'Landscape multiple/ May June '68/ No. 4 of a series of 12'

    EST.$25,000 - $35,000Sold for$30,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 29.5 x 29.5 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Lett Galleries, The Collection of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: There were twelve works in this series. Although called 'Multiples' each work was unique
    • Exhibited: 1968 Auckland: Colin McCahon's Bargain Basement! of Multiples & Variations on his Regular Themes also Visible Mysteries, Barry Lett Galleries, 14-25 October 1968, cat. no. 4
    • Reference: Literature: Bloem M. & Browne M., Colin McCahon A. Question of Faith Nelson 2002, p. 208, 257 (work from the Landscape series)
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    LOT 022

    Guy Grey-Smith (1916-1981)


    Landscape

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'G. Grey Smith'

    EST.$15,000 - $20,000
    • Measurements: 41 x 51.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 023

    Bronwyn Oliver (1959-2006)


    Band, 1996

    copper

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$26,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 185 x 28 x 10 cm
    • Provenance: Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Air New Zealand, Corprate Collection, New Zealand, International Art Centre, Contemporary & Modern, Auckland, 02/12/2015, Lot No. 46
    • Exhibited: Melbourne Art Fair, 1996, Bronwyn Oliver, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney NSW 1997
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    LOT 024

    Kenneth (Ken) Whisson (b. 1927)


    From the Newspapers No. 2, 1998

    oil on linen, signed, dated and inscribed verso: Ken Whisson, 12/4/98, 30/5/98, 31/5/95 & 5/6/98 'From the Newspapers No. 2' ...,

    EST.$22,000 - $28,000
    • Measurements: 90 x 119.5 cm
    • Provenance: Niagara Galleries, Melbourne (label attached verso). Private Collection, Brisbane
    • Exhibited: Ken Whisson: As If, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Heide, 17 March - 15 July 2012, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 28 September - 25 November 2012
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