SH125 - Australian and International Art

Auction Details

Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 6:30pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 13 - Tuesday 23 August 2016 11:00am to 5:00pm
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    LOT 001

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    The Farmyard, 1935

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block, titled, signed and dated below image 'The Farmyard, Vera Blackburn, 1935'

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 21.5 x 28.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
    • Reference: another example is part of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Australia
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    LOT 002

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    The Bay, 1936

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block, titled, signed, numbered and dated below image 'The Bay, Vera Blackburn, July, 1935'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 22 x 22.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
    • Reference: another example is part of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Australia
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    LOT 003

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Coral Island, 1936

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block, titled, signed and dated below image 'Coral Island, Vera Blackburn, 1936'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$3,120 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 27 x 31.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
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    LOT 004

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Tom-Tom, 1934

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block, titled, signed and dated below image 'Tom-Tom, Vera Blackburn, Oct, 1934'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$4,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 22.5 x 22.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
    • Reference: another example is part of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Australia
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    LOT 005

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Mongols of the Koko Nor, 1935

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block, titled, signed and dated below image Mongols of the Koko Nor, Vera Blackburn, July 1935'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: 19.5 x 30 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
    • Reference: another example is part of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Australia
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    LOT 006

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    The Archers, 1933

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block, titled, signed and dated below image 'The Archers, Vera Blackburn, 1933'

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 9 x 16 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
    • Reference: another example is part of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Australia
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    LOT 007

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Bookplate, J Maxwell

    linocut, printed in black ink, from one block

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: 11 x 8 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
    • Reference: another example is part of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Australia
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    LOT 008

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Sussex Landscape

    watercolour on paper

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: 29 x 39 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
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    LOT 009

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Reclining Nude

    pencil on paper, signed l.m. 'Vera'

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: 34.5 x 49 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
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    LOT 010

    Vera Blackburn (1911-1991)


    Reclining Nude

    pencil on paper

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: 34.5 x 49 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Charles (Ruthven) Blackburn, The Artist's brother
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    LOT 011

    Arthur Fleischmann (1896-1990)


    Beach Girl

    bronze, edition 1/3, inscribed and numbered to base 'Fleischmann'

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 15.5 x 18 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Arthur Fleischmann
    • Exhibited: Arthur Fleischmann Sculpture, David Jones Art Gallery Sydney, May 8- June 6 1987, cat no. 24
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    LOT 012

    Arthur Fleischmann (1896-1990)


    Beatrice, 1950

    bronze, edition 3/6, inscribed and numbered to base 'A.F. 3'

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 40.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Arthur Fleischmann
    • Exhibited: Arthur Fleischmann Sculpture, David Jones Art Gallery Sydney, May 8- June 6 1987, cat no. 10
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    LOT 013

    Arthur Fleischmann (1896-1990)


    Djauan and Sadri Hairdressing

    bronze, edition 2, inscribed and numbered to base '2, A.F'

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 24 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Arthur Fleischmann
    • Reference: These models were Fleischmann's favourite models in Bali and were renowned Legong Dancer of the period
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    LOT 014

    Arthur Fleischmann (1896-1990)


    The Judgement of Paris, 1953

    bronze, edition 1/10, inscribed and numbered to base 'Fleischmann, 1/10'

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 16 x 37 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Arthur Fleischmann
    • Exhibited: Arthur Fleischmann Sculpture, David Jones Art Gallery Sydney, May 8- June 6 1987, cat no. 45
    • Reference: another cast of this work on display at the Arthur Fleischmann Museum in Bratislava
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    LOT 015

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    Enter the Magicians, 1927

    etching, engraving, aquatint, soft ground and stipple, edition, 40/55, signed, titled and numbered below image, '40/55, Enter the Magicians, Norman Lindsay'

    EST.$15,000 - $20,000
    • Measurements: 30 x 35 cm
    • Provenance: Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, A Gentleman's Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Bloomfield, L., The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay, Odana Editions and Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1998, p. 311, cat. 299 (illus., another example)
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    LOT 016

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    The Showman, 1921

    etching, soft ground, engraving and stipple, edition, 27/55, numbered, titled, signed and dated below image, '27/55, The Showman, Norman Lindsay, 1921'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 25 x 22 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Georgie Swift, Deutscher and Hackett, Important Fine Art Auction, Melbourne, 27/08/2008, Lot No. 216 , A Gentleman's Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Bloomfield, L., The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay, Odana Editions and Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1998, p. 234, cat. 222 (illus., another example)
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    LOT 017

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    Virtue, 1921

    etching, edition, 4/55, numbered, titled, signed and dated below image, '4/55, Virtue, Norman Lindsay, 1921'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 32 x 26 cm
    • Provenance: Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, A Gentleman's Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Bloomfield, L., The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay, Odana Editions and Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1998, p. 239, cat. 227 (illus., another example)
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    LOT 018

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    The Pool, 1924

    drypoint, edition, 22/55, numbered, titled, signed and dated below image, '22/55, The Pool, Norman Lindsay, 1924'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 25 x 18 cm
    • Provenance: Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, A Gentleman's Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Bloomfield, L., The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay, Odana Editions and Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1998, p. 265, cat. 253 (illus., another example)
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    LOT 019

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    The Cat, 1980

    offset lithograph, edition 22/100, numbered, titled, signed below image '22/100, The Cat, Brett Whitley'

    EST.$15,000 - $20,000Sold for$17,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 84.5 x 82 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
    • Reference: Literature: Brett Whiteley The Graphics 1961 -1992. Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, p.67, pl. 66 (another example)
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    LOT 020

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Lindfield Gardens, 1978

    colour screenprint in 2 colours with offset lithography, edition, A/P (edition of 80), numbered, signed and artist's stamp below image 'A/P', Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$10,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 92 x 116 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: Literature: Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, p.112, cat.48 (another example)
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    LOT 021

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Trampoline, 1955-56

    etching, aquatint and drypoint, edition, 3/10, state iii/v, numbered and signed below image '3-10, Fred Williams'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: 14.5 x 19.5 cm
    • Provenance: Olsen Irwin Gallery, Woollahra, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Olsen Irwin Gallery,
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    LOT 022

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    The Garden in Sanur, Bali, 1980

    screenprint with offset lithography, edition A/P, numbered and signed below image 'A/P, Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$6,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 75.5 x 105.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: Literature: Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, p.68, pl. 61(another example)
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    LOT 023

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Magpie, 1977

    sugarlift aquatint, signed and numbered under image '55/60, 'Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$5,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 50 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, p.112, cat.45, (another example)
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    LOT 024

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    The Forest Picnic

    oil on canvas board, inscribed and titled on label verso 'Norman Lindsay, The Forest Picnic'

    EST.$9,000 - $12,000Sold for$11,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 43 x 33 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Norma and Luke Souvlis
    • Labels: Artarmon Galleries, Sydney inscribed and titled on verso 'Norman Lindsay, The Forest Picnic'
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