SH134 - Australian and International Art

Auction Details

Tuesday 09 May 2017 at 6:30pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 29 April - Tuesday 09 May 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm
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    LOT 001

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Dry Country

    acrylic on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Coburn', titled verso 'Dry Country' (A/F)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$5,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 51.5 x 69.5 cm
    • Provenance: Goodmans Auctioneers, 11th Sydney National Art Auction, Sydney, 18/11/2002, Lot No. 59, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of John Coburn. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 002

    Adam Cullen (1965-2012)


    Wild Brumby, 2010

    acrylic and enamel on canvas, titled and signed verso 'Wild Brumby, Cullen, '10'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$5,520 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 50.5 x 50.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
    • Reference: ©The Estate of Adam Cullen. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 003

    Elizabeth Cummings (b. 1934)


    Bedroom, 1995

    oil on paper on board, signed l.r.c. 'Cummings'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$5,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 50.5 x 45.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Jean Appleton, thence by descent
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    LOT 004

    John Brack (1920-1999)


    On the Rings, 1976

    lithograph, edition A/P, aside from an edition of 5, signed, dated, inscribed and numbered below image 'A/P, On the Rings, John Brack, 1976'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 70 x 50.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of the Artist, Mrs Brack Collection, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, The Estate of the Late Barrie Martin
    • Labels: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
    • Exhibited: Important Work on Paper, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, cat no. 36, 1999
    • Reference: Literature: Grishin, S., The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, vol. II, cat. Pr20, pp. 77, 259 (illus., another example) © Helen Brack
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    LOT 005

    John Olsen (b.1928)


    Abstract, 1950

    oil, watercolour and graphite on paper signed and dated l.r.c. 'John Olsen, 1950'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 55 x 76 cm
    • Provenance: gift of artist 1952, The Estate of Robert Klippel, thence by descent
    • Reference: © John Olsen. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 006

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Back View, 1976

    etching, edition 44/60, signed and numbered under image '44/60, Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$9,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: image: 60.5 x 45 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
    • Reference: Literature: Deutscher, C., Brett Whiteley The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995 cat. No. 23, p. 33 (illus., another example) © Wendy Whiteley
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    LOT 007

    Kyoko Ibe (Japanese, b. 1941)


    Hogosho 08, 2012

    hogosho, pre-industrial time old paper, sumi ink for calligraphy, mica, natural indigo dye, signed and dated verso

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 121 x 61 cm
    • Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, 2012 Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 008

    Donald Binney (1940-2012)


    Swoop of the Kotare, Waimanu, 1980

    screenprint, edition 123/175, numbered, titled, signed and dated below image '123/175, Swoop of the Kotare, Waimanu, Donald Binney, 1980'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 66 x 48 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 009

    David Hockney (British, b. 1937)


    Gregory, 1974

    lithograph and etching, edition A.P, numbered, signed and dated below image 'A/P, David Hockney, '74'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$7,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: plate: 68 x 54 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, The Estate of the Late Barrie Martin
    • Exhibited: Important Work on Paper and Important Ceramics, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, cat no. 39, 2001
    • Reference: Literature: Scottish Artist Press cat. No. 169
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    LOT 010

    Lucian Freud (British, 1922-2011)


    Two Men in the Studio, 1989

    etching, edition 25/25, signed l.r.c. 'L.F', numbered l.l.c. '25/25'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$11,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 22 x 20 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Timothy Taylor Gallery stock number TE00262, Galerie Daniel Blau stock number LF-G-4164, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Debray C,. Lucian Freud: The Studio page 120 (illus.)
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    LOT 011

    Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)


    Els Gossos IV, 1979

    etching in colours on arches paper, edition 21/30, signed and numbered l.l.c. 'Miro, 21/30', published by Maeght editor and printed by Joan Barbara, Barcelona

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$10,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 73 x 115.6 cm
    • Provenance: Galerie Maximillian, Aspen, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Successio Miro. ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia, 2012
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    LOT 012

    George Keyt (Sri Lankan, 1901-1993)


    Woman Playing with The Stem of a Banana Tree, 1970

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'G. Keyt'

    EST.$60,000 - $90,000
    • Measurements: 75 x 30 cm
    • Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, 1972 Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 013

    Philip Sutton (British, b. 1928)


    Pinks with Other Flowers, 1975

    oil on canvas, titled, dated and signed verso 'Pinks with Other Flowers, July 1975, Philip Sutton'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 126 x 126.5 cm
    • Provenance: David Jones Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Philip Sutton, David Jones Gallery, Sydney, 1975
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    LOT 014

    Hans Heysen (1877-1960)


    Cattle Grazing

    watercolour on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Hans Heysen'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 26 x 37 cm
    • Provenance: Acquired from David Heysen, Private Collection, Adelaide
    • Reference: © The Estate of Hans Heysen. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 015

    Emanuel Phillips Fox (1865-1915)


    The Garden Walk, 1908

    oil on panel

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000
    • Measurements: 35 x 27 cm
    • Provenance: Deutscher Menzies, 19th & 20th Century Fine Australian and International Art, Melbourne, 28/11/2001, Lot No. 92, The Estate of the Late Barrie Martin
    • Reference: Literature: Zubans, R., E. Phillips Fox: His Life and Art, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1995, p. 224, cat. No. 274 (illus.)
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    LOT 016

    Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)


    Burke and Camel, 1966

    ripolin enamel on paper on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Nolan, 1966'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$19,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 51.5 x 75.5 cm
    • Provenance: Purchased Blue Boy Gallery, Melbourne, June 1983, Leonard Joel, Fine Art Auction, Melbourne, 17/06/2014, Lot No. 113 Savill Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Savill Galleries, Sydney
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    LOT 017

    Tim Storrier (b. 1949)


    Off the Night Road II

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Storrier', titled, and signed verso 'Off the Night Road II, Storrier'

    EST.$28,000 - $36,000Sold for$74,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 53.5 x 91.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, NSW
    • Reference: © Tim Storrier
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    LOT 018

    Ray Crooke (1922-2015)


    Islander Outside and Interior with Fruit, c. 1965

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'R Crooke'

    EST.$22,000 - $28,000Sold for$26,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 74 x 59 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Ray Crooke. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 019

    Margaret Olley (1923-2011)


    Still Life with Pears and Daisies

    oil on board, signed l.l.c. 'Olley'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000Sold for$43,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 54.5 x 65 cm
    • Provenance: Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, gift of Albert Scheinberg, c. 1970, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney,
    • Reference: © The Estate of Margaret Olley
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    LOT 020

    Donald Friend (1915-1989)


    Heavenly Choir

    oil on card on board, signed l.r.c. 'Donald Friend'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 30 x 40 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, 1980, Private Collection, Qld
    • Reference: © The Estate of Donald Friend. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 021

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Landscape Two Horizontal Images: Eucalypts

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

    EST.$40,000 - $60,000
    • Measurements: 56 x 75.5 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, Fine Australian Paintings, Books and Ceramics, Melbourne, 26/07/1987, Lot No. 475, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 022

    Arthur Boyd (1920-1999)


    Cart in Wimmera

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Arthur Boyd' inscribed with title verso 'Cart in Wimmera'

    EST.$90,000 - $120,000
    • Measurements: 91 x 99 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, Fine Australian Paintings, Melbourne, 14/08/1989, Lot No. 381, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 023

    Lin Onus (1948-1996)


    Deep in the Forest

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Lin Onus', titled and signed verso 'Lin Onus'

    EST.$40,000 - $60,000
    • Measurements: 88.5 x 118.5 cm
    • Provenance: Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, gift of Albert Scheinberg, c. 1970, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Handwritten label verso 'Deep in the Forest, with catalogue number 2'
    • Exhibited: An Exhibition of Paintings by Lin Onus, Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, 1977, cat no. 2
    • Reference: © The Estate of Lin Onus. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 024

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Annitowa Landscape, 1999

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Coburn', signed, titled and dated verso 'John Coburn, Annitowa Landscape, 1999'

    EST.$18,000 - $26,000Sold for$19,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 100 x 130 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: © The Estate of John Coburn. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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