SH138 - Australian and International Art

Auction Details

Tuesday 29 August 2017 at 6:30pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen Street, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Saturday 19 - Tuesday 29 August 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm

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    LOT 001

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Abstract

    oil on canvas board, signed l.r.c. 'Coburn'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 34.5 x 45 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of John Coburn. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 002

    Samuel (Sam) Byrne (1883-1978)


    Scene Early Day's Broken Hill

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Sam Byrne', titled l.l.c. 'Scene Early Day's Broken Hill'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: 58 x 62 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Sir James Vernon, Sydney
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    LOT 003

    Tim Storrier (b. 1949)


    Red Belly Black & Void, 1999

    oil on board, titled, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Red Belly Black & Void, Storrier, 1999'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 40 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Gift of the artist, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Tim Storrier. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 004

    Tony Tuckson (1921-1973)


    Untitled (Portrait), c. 1952-56

    oil wash on paper

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 76 x 50.5 cm
    • Provenance: Tony Tuckson Estate (cat.TD1594), Watters Gallery, Sydney, 2001, Menzies, Australian & International Fine Art & Sculpture, Melbourne, 11/12/2014, Lot No. 222, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Tony Tuckson. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 005

    Charles Blackman (b. 1928)


    Girl in the Park

    oil paper on board, signed u.r.c. 'Blackman'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 36 x 46 cm
    • Provenance: Wagner Gallery, Paddington, Southern Cross Gallery, Melbourne, Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Labels: Wagner Gallery, Paddington
    • Reference: © Charles Blackman. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 006

    John Perceval (1923-2000)


    Williamstown Jetty

    oil on linen, signed l.l.c. 'Perceval'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 25 x 30 cm
    • Provenance: Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Eva Breuer Gallery Cat No. 12704, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of John Perceval. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 007

    Ben Quilty (b. 1973)


    Windsor No. 6, 2004

    oil on canvas, titled, signed and dated verso 'Windsor No.6, Ben Quilty, '04'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000
    • Measurements: 35 x 40.5 cm
    • Provenance: Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 008

    Sam Leach (b. 1973)


    Koala, 2008

    oil and resin on Japanese ash, signed and dated verso 'Sam Leach, 2008'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 30 x 45 cm
    • Provenance: Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
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    LOT 009

    Elisabeth (Liz) Cummings (b. 1934)


    My Table at Night

    watercolour on paper, signed l.l.c. 'Cummings', inscribed and titled verso 'My Table at Night, Elisabeth Cummings'

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: 54 x 73 cm
    • Provenance: Victor Mace Gallery, Qld, Private Collection, NSW
    • Reference: ©Elisabeth Cummings. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 010

    Ray Crooke (1922-2015)


    Going to Church

    oil on canvas board, signed l.r.c. 'R Crooke', inscribed and titled verso 'Going to Church'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 60 x 90 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Ray Crooke. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 011

    Charles Blackman (b. 1928)


    Two Figures Holding Hands

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

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000
    • Measurements: 48 x 73.5 cm
    • Provenance: Southern Cross Gallery, Melbourne, Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: © Charles Blackman. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 012

    Arthur Boyd (1920-1999)


    Landscape

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

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 50.5 x 62.5 cm
    • Provenance: Southern Cross Gallery, Melbourne, Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 013

    Albert Namatjira (1902-1959)


    Pinnacle West

    watercolour on paper, signed l.r.c. 'Albert Namatjira'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000
    • Measurements: 27 x 37 cm
    • Provenance: wedding gift, 1964, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Legend Press
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    LOT 014

    Hans Heysen (1877-1968)


    Twilight at the Billabong, 1906

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Hans Heysen, 1906'

    EST.$40,000 - $60,000
    • Measurements: 50 x 60 cm
    • Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist c. 1950, Thence by descent, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Hans Heysen. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 015

    Elioth Gruner (1882-1939)


    Yass Landscape, 1929

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Gruner, 1929'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 49 x 60 cm
    • Provenance: John D. Moore, Sydney, by at least 1930-31, Macquarie Gallery, Sydney, c. 1985, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Daryl Lindsay wrote about this work that ‘it looks to me to be the finest thing I have ever seen of his – the far distance is almost worthy of the primitives.’ Letter to Basil Burdett, October 28, 1930. MS 1995.9 John Young and the Macquarie Galleries Papers, Art Gallery of New South Wales Archive, 1/28/1, Literature: Art and Australia, 3rd Series, No.34, October-November 1930, plate 4, Hill E., The Home Pictorial Annual 1931 (Australia Beautiful), p.23, Sands J., Australia Land Of Contrasts, Sydney, 1943, n.p.
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    LOT 016

    Edgar Bertram Mackennal (1863-1931)


    Salome

    bronze with green marble base, inscribed on base 'B. Mackennal' and 'London'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000
    • Measurements: height 35.5cm (including base)
    • Provenance: Gift from the artist and thence by descent, Private Collection, Western Australia
    • Reference: Literature: Edwards, D., Bertram Mackennal: The Fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, pp. 5, 115 (illus., other examples).
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    LOT 017

    Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)


    Boys Blowing Up Balloons, c. 1970

    oil on masonite, titled verso 'Boys Blowing Up Balloons'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000
    • Measurements: 89.5 x 59 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Robert Dickerson
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    LOT 018

    Charles Blackman (b. 1928)


    Two Figures

    oil on paper mounted on board, signed u.l.c. 'Charles Blackman'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000
    • Measurements: 73.5 x 47.5 cm
    • Provenance: Southern Cross Gallery, Melbourne, Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Reference: © Charles Blackman. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 019

    Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)


    Reclining Man with Woman, c. 1949-51

    oil and enamel on board, signed l.l.c. 'Dickerson'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000
    • Measurements: 75.5 x 101 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Robert Dickerson
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    LOT 020

    Ray Crooke (1922-2015)


    Islanders by the Sea

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

    EST.$25,000 - $35,000
    • Measurements: 90 x 120 cm
    • Provenance: Savill Galleries, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Savill Galleries, Paddington
    • Reference: © The Estate of Ray Crooke. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
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    LOT 021

    Vladimir (Yosl) Bergner (1920-2017)


    Hora, 1978

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Yosl Bergner, '78', signed, titled and dated verso 'Yosl Bergner, Hora, 1978'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 150 x 159.5 cm
    • Provenance: Holdsworth Galleries, Woollahra, The Estate of Judy Cassab
    • Reference: "We fell in love with Yosl Bergner's painting 'Hora' at the Holdsworth, We always tell those who want a painting that it's better than shares. The value goes up and one can have the joy of looking at it" extract from Judy Cassab Diary
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    LOT 022

    Lin Onus (1948-1996)


    Deep in the Forest

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

    EST.$18,000 - $26,000
    • Measurements: 88.5 x 118.5 cm
    • Provenance: Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, Gifted 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 023

    Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)


    Two Figures, c. 1949-51

    oil and enamel on paper on board, signed l.r.c. 'Dickerson'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000
    • Measurements: 101 x 75.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © The Estate of Robert Dickerson
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    LOT 024

    Emanuel Phillips Fox (1865-1915)


    The Garden Walk, 1908

    oil on panel

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000
    • 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, Sydney
    • 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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