SH147 - Ray Hughes A Life with Art - Session I

Auction Details

Monday 14 May 2018 at 6:00pm36–40 Queen Street NSW, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Thursday 10 May 2018 at 6:00pm - 8:00pmFriday 11 May 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pmSaturday 12 May 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pmSunday 13 May 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pmMonday 14 May 2018 at 10:00am - 2:00pm

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  • 25_1
    LOT 025

    William Robinson (b. 1936)


    Cow

    oil and acrylic on paper on board, signed l.l.c. 'William Robinson'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$26,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 79 x 119 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: Hawksbury Regional Gallery
    • Reference: © William Robinson
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  • 26_1
    LOT 026

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Australian Landscape

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

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$22,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 30 x 76 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: © Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 27_1
    LOT 027

    Rosalie Gascoigne (1917-1999)


    Bird Sanctuary, 1975

    weathered wood apairy box and other wood, steel construction mesh, metal gasket, glass jar with commercial bird-seed mix, and collage (including Arnott's Biscuit logos)

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$24,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 67 x 34 x 14 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: 1976 Rosalie Gascoigne Gallery A, Sydney #44, $350; 1978 Rosalie Gascoigne NGV #4 (dated 1976)(ref.)
    • Reference: Literature: Eagle M., From the Studio of Rosalie Gascoigne p. 55: 'Last week was full of decisions about what to send Gallery A, and packing things for Ray Hughes... I sold him Bird Sanctuary...'. © The Estate of Rosalie Gascoigne/Copyright Agency, 2018; Rosalie Gascoigne catalogue raisonne no. 69
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    LOT 028

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Queensland Landscape

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

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$15,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 45 x 23 cm (cartouche)
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: © Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 31_1
    LOT 029

    Colin McCahon (New Zealander, 1919-1987)


    Landscape, 1962

    oil and pencil on paper, signed and dated l.r.c. 'McCahon, '62'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$31,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 55.5 x 86 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: Colin McCahon Record number 'cm001453'
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  • 30_1
    LOT 030

    Colin McCahon (New Zealander, 1919-1987)


    Sketch, 1962

    oil and pencil on paper, signed and dated l.r.c. 'McCahon, '62'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$19,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 55.5 x 86 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: Colin McCahon Record number 'cm001453'
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  • 29_1
    LOT 031

    Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)


    Dead Christ, c. 1953

    enamel on board, signed l.r.c. 'Dickerson'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$18,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 73 x 99 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Rudy Komon Gallery, Stock no. 135
    • Reference: © Jennifer Dickerson/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 32_1
    LOT 032

    Jun Chen (b. 1960)


    Field, 2008

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Jun Chen, 2008'

    EST.$18,000 - $24,000Sold for$31,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 136.5 x 160 cm
    • Provenance: The Hughes Gallery, Sydney, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: Jun Chen, Spring, The Hughes Gallery, 26 June - 22 July 2009
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    LOT 033

    William Robinson (b. 1936)


    Portrait of Ray Hughes, 1979

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'William Robinson'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$10,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 66 x 50.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: William Robinson
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  • 34_1
    LOT 034

    Fred Williams (1927-1982)


    Still Life with Bottles, c. 1959

    oil on board, signed l.r.c. 'Fred Williams'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 69.5 x 57 cm
    • Provenance: Lawsons Sydney, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Rudy Komon Gallery, Stock no. 1683
    • Reference: © Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 035

    Lucy Culliton (b. 1966)


    Weeds of the Monaro-Cotoneaster, 2014

    oil on board, signed and dated u.r.c. 'Culliton, '14', signed, dated and titled verso 'Culliton, 2014, Weeds of the Monaro-Cotoneaster'

    EST.$6,000 - $8,000Sold for$14,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 80 x 80 cm
    • Provenance: The Hughes Gallery, Sydney, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Ray Hughes Gallery, Stock no. LC283
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    LOT 036

    Peter Booth (b. 1940)


    Meteorite, 1986

    oil on canvas, titled, signed and dated verso 'Meteorite, Booth, 1986'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$16,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 122 x 136 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: © Peter Booth/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 37_1
    LOT 037

    Jon Molvig (1923-1970)


    Brumby No. 2, 1959

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Molvig, '59', titled verso 'Brumby No. 2'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 77 x 102 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Rudy Komon Gallery, Stock no. 41
    • Exhibited: Ray Hughes Exhibition - DD3688
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    LOT 038

    Gareth Sansom (b. 1939)


    Figure Biting Knife, 1982

    enamel on hardboard

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 121 x 91 cm
    • Provenance: Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: Realities Gallery Melbourne 1982, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane 1982
    • Reference: © Gareth Sansom/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 039

    John Olsen (b. 1928)


    The Billabong, 1975

    watercolour on paper on board, signed and dated l.l.c. 'J.O, '75'

    EST.$6,000 - $8,000Sold for$7,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 66 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Lawsons, Australian & European Paintings, Sydney, 08/07/1980, Lot No. 146, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Paddington, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Labels: Rudy Komon Gallery, Stock no. 5098
    • Exhibited: Rudy Komon Directors Exhibition August 1982, cat. 18
    • Reference: © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 040

    Jun Chen (b. 1960)


    The Flower Market, 2012

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Jun Chen, '12'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$10,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 106 x 101 cm
    • Provenance: The Hughes Gallery, Sydney, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: Jun Chen, Sydney, The Hughes Gallery, 24 November - 22 December, 2012
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    LOT 041

    Peter Powditch (b. 1942)


    Recess III, 1969

    oil on canvas, titled, dated, inscribed and signed verso ' Recess III,-4/10-69, Powditch'

    EST.$6,000 - $8,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 175 x 137 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: Ray Hughes Gallery, Peter Powditch - 60s and 70s Figures October 30 - November 25, 2014
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  • 42_1
    LOT 042

    Tony De Lautour (New Zealander, b. 1965)


    Untitled, 1999

    oil on canvas, signed and dated to left panel l.r.c. 'Tony De Lautour 1999, signed and dated to right panel u.r.c. 'Tony De Lautour, 1999'

    EST.$6,000 - $8,000Sold for$6,720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: two panels framed together, overall 222 x 80 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 43_1
    LOT 043

    Gareth Sansom (b. 1939)


    The Egg Appeal, 1986-87

    oil on canvas, signed, dated and titled verso 'G. Sansom 86-87, The Egg Appeal'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$8,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 167 x 228 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: © Gareth Sansom/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 044

    John Firth-Smith (b. 1943)


    Nude with Yellow Shoe, 1966

    oil on canvas, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Firth Smith'

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 137 x 123 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 45_1
    LOT 045

    John Olsen (b. 1928)


    Dunk Island

    woven wool tapestry, woven signature lower right 'John Olsen' Dunk Island Tapestry Atelier

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$8,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 177 x 230 cm
    • Provenance: Rudy Komon Art Gallery The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 046

    Luo Brothers - Luo Wei Dong (b. 1963), Luo Wei Bing (b. 1964) and Luo Wei Guo (b. 1972)


    Welcome Welcome (26)

    painted fibreglass, signed to base

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$11,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 44 cm
    • Provenance: The artist, The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: Jan 19-Feb 13 2008 NYC Ray Hughes Gallery
    • Reference: © Luo Brothers
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    LOT 047

    Chang Xugong (Chinese, 1957)


    Untitled, 2000

    machine embroidered satin

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$4,080 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 100 x 80 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Exhibited: The New Face of China, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, 2000
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    LOT 048

    Luo Brothers - Luo Wei Dong (b. 1963), Luo Wei Bing (b. 1964) and Luo Wei Guo (b. 1972)


    Welcome Welcome

    porcelain, decorated with flowers, raised on circular plinth, various glazes

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$6,720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 36 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
    • Reference: © Luo Brothers
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