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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  • 25_1
    LOT 025

    Kenneth (Ken) Whisson (b. 1927)


    The Palm-Wine Drinkard: The Chief's Daughter and the Baby Whose Name is Zurrjir, 2004

    oil on linen, inscribed verso 'Ken Whisson, The Palm-Wine Drinkard: The Chief's Daughter and the Baby Whose Name is Zurrjir, 2004'

    EST.$25,000 - $35,000
    • Measurements: 120 x 95 cm
    • Provenance: Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, Private Collection, NSW
    • Labels: Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
    • Exhibited: Ken Whisson: As If, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 17 March - 15 July 2012; then touring to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 28 September - 25 November 2012
    • Reference: Literature: Barkley G., and Harding, L., Ken Whisson: As If, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne and Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2012, p. (illus.)
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  • 26_1
    LOT 026

    David Larwill (1956-2011)


    Red Rum, 1983

    oil on canvas, signed and dated verso 'David Larwill, 1983'

    EST.$28,000 - $38,000
    • Measurements: 184.5 x 143.5 cm
    • Provenance: Deutscher Menzies, Australian & International Paintings, Sydney, 04/03/2003, Lot No. 114, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of David Larwill. Courtesy of Fiona Larwill & Sotheby’s Australia
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  • 27_1
    LOT 027

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Harbour 1, 2003

    tapestry, woven by Sue Batten, Louise King and Dorotea Skoneczna for the Victorian Tapestry Workshop

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$26,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 180 x 250 cm
    • Provenance: commissioned in 2003 by the current owner, from the Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of John Coburn. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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  • 28_1
    LOT 028

    Albert Watson (Scottish, b. 1942)


    Naomi Campbell Palm Springs

    digital C print on photograph paper, edition 1/10, signed, numbered, titled and dated verso 'Albert Watson, 1/10, Naomi Campbell Palm Springs, 1989'

    EST.$20,000 - $25,000
    • Measurements: Image 123 x 96 cm
    • Provenance: Guy Hepner, New York, Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Exhibited: Guy Hepner, New York
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  • 29_1
    LOT 029

    Adam Cullen (1965-2012)


    Old Job – New Australia, 2003

    acrylic and enamel on canvas, titled, signed and dated verso 'Adam Cullen, Old Job – New Australia, 2003'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000Sold for$24,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 183 x 183 cm
    • Provenance: Kaliman Gallery Paddington, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Kaliman Gallery, Paddington
    • Exhibited: Michael Reid Gallery, 2010
    • Reference: ©The Estate of Adam Cullen. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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  • 30_1
    LOT 030

    Chris Langlois (b. 1969)


    Ocean Green Grey and Violet No. 10, 2000

    oil on canvas, inscribed, titled and dated verso 'Chris Langlois, Ocean Green Grey and Violet No. 10, 2000'

    EST.$18,000 - $26,000
    • Measurements: 198 x 200 x 3 cm
    • Provenance: Legge Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Melancholy, Legge Gallery, Sydney, 2000
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  • 31_1
    LOT 031

    Ildiko Kovacs (b. 1962)


    Rice, 2007

    oil on plywood, signed, titled and dated verso 'Ildiko Kovacs, Rice, 2007'

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000Sold for$19,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 150 x 122 cm
    • Provenance: Martin Brown Fine Art, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Ildiko Kovacs is represented by Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney and Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
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  • 32_1
    LOT 032

    Nicholas Harding (b. 1956)


    Sandy Crossing, 1997

    oil on board, titled, dated and signed verso 'Sandy Crossing, 1997, Nicholas Harding'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000Sold for$21,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 140 x 130 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, The Estate of the Late Barrie Martin
    • Labels: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
    • Exhibited: Nicholas Harding, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, cat No. 2, 1997, Wynne Prize, 14 March - 19 April 1998 (38), Art Gallery of New South Wales
    • Reference: © Nicholas Harding
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  • 33_1
    LOT 033

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Desert Sun

    oil on paper on board, signed l.r.c. 'Coburn', titled verso 'Desert Sun'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$11,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 51.5 x 69.5 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, Fine Australian Paintings, Melbourne, 30/04/1995, Lot No. 365, Sotheby's, Fine Australian Art, Sydney, 24/08/2004, Lot No. 120, Fellia Melas Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: © The Estate of John Coburn. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 034

    Paul Ryan (b. 1964)


    Wombarra Morning of the Earth, 2010

    oil on linen, titled, dated and signed verso 'Wombarra Morning of the Earth, 2010, Paul Ryan'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 150 x 150 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
    • Exhibited: Paul Ryan, Wombarra, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, cat. no. 2, 2010
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    LOT 035

    McLean Edwards (b. 1972)


    The Neighbour, 2008

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. '36', titled, signed and dated verso 'The Neighbour, Mclean, Sydney 2008'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 153 x 102 cm
    • Provenance: Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
    • Labels: Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
    • Exhibited: McLean Edwards The End, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, 23rd July - 17th August 2008
    • Reference: © courtesy the artist and Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
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    LOT 036

    Alexander McKenzie (b. 1971)


    Sculpture Garden, 2006

    oil on linen, signed and dated l.r.c. 'A McK 06' signed, dated, titled verso 'Alexander McKenzie, Sculpture Garden 2006 #999', 'A McK'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000Sold for$15,860 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 121.5 x 122.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Martin Browne Fine Art
    • Exhibited: Martin Browne Fine Art, Autumn Catalogue Exhibition: 30 April-25 May 2008
    • Reference: Alexander McKenzie is represented by Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
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  • 37_1
    LOT 037

    Richard (Dick) Watkins (b. 1937)


    The French Village, 1993

    acrylic on canvas, signed, titled and dated verso 'The French Village, Dick Watkins, 1993'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 122 x 152 cm
    • Provenance: Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
    • Exhibited: Dick Watkins Paintings 1993-1996, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney 1996 cat no. 13
    • Reference: © Dick Watkins. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 038

    Michael Johnson (b. 1938)


    Untitled, 1987

    oil on canvas, signed and dated verso 'M. Johnson, '87'

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000
    • Measurements: 213 x 152 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, NSW
    • Reference: © Michael Johnson. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 039

    Clifton Pugh (1924-1990)


    Early Spring, 1977

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Clifton, Aug, '77'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$7,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 178 x 88 cm
    • Provenance: BMG Gallery, Sydney, The Estate of Thomas Uren
    • Labels: BMG Gallery, Sydney
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  • 40_1
    LOT 040

    Julian Rossi Ashton (1851-1942)


    Cottage Near the Hawkesbury, 1895

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'J.R. Ashton, 1895'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$10,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 26.5 x 43 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • JO
    LOT 40 A

    John Olsen (b. 1928)

    Fish table studies, 1999 mixed media on paper, triptych, each titled and signed ‘John Olsen ‘99’

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000Sold for$12,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: each 27 x 35 cm, overall framed: 27 x 105 cm
    • Provenance: Olsen Gallery, Woollahra, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Olsen Gallery, Woollahra
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  • 41_1
    LOT 041

    David Boyd (1924-2011)


    Spectre in the Sky, 1970

    oil on board, signed and dated l.l.c. 'David Boyd, 1970'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 53 x 63 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of David Boyd. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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  • 42_1
    LOT 042

    Ray Crooke (1922-2015)


    Island Interior

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

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000
    • Measurements: 45 x 55 cm
    • Provenance: Barry Stern Galleries, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Ray Crooke. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 043

    Jean Appleton (1911-2003)


    Studio Corner, The Red Chair, c. 1993

    oil on board, titled verso 'The Red Chair'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 110.5 x 85 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Jean Appleton, thence by descent
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    LOT 044

    Arthur Boyd (1920-1999)


    Joined Figure V, 1970

    ink and watercolour, signed l.r.c. 'Arthur Boyd'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000
    • Measurements: 51 x 63.5 cm
    • Provenance: Savill Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Savill Galleries, Sydney, stock number 205118
    • Reference: © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 045

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Figure on an Orange Background, 1961

    colour screenprint, edition, 14/75, signed and numbered below image '14/75, Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 68 x 52 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, London
    • Reference: Literature: Deutscher, C., Brett Whiteley The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995 cat. 1, p. 12 (illus., another example) © Wendy Whiteley
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    LOT 046

    David Boyd (1924-2011)


    Heat of the Day

    oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'David Boyd', titled verso 'Heat of the Day'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$7,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 50 x 44 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Qld
    • Reference: © The Estate of David Boyd. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 047

    Cressida Campbell (b. 1960)


    The Woodblock Painting of Cressida Campbell, 2008

    deluxe edition 64/99, numbered and signed '64/99, Cressida Campbell'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Provenance: Douglas Stewart Fine Books, Private Collection, Sydney
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