SH153 - Australian and International Art

Auction Details

Monday 27 August 2018 at 6:30pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Saturday 18 - Monday 27 August 2018 11:00am to 5:00pm

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    LOT 001

    Brett Whiteley (1939-1992)


    Palm Tree 2, 1975

    screenprint on paper, edition: 6/50, numbered, stamped and signed below image '6/50, Brett Whiteley'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$7,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 81 x 60 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Recent Paintings and Drawings, Fischer Fine Art, London, September 1977, cat. 70 (another example)
    • Reference: Literature: Deutscher, C., Brett Whiteley, The Graphics 1961-1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, cat. 19, pp. 30 © Wendy Whiteley
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    LOT 002

    John Brack (1920-1999)


    La Traviata, 1981

    lithograph on paper, edition: 64/150, numbered, titled and signed and dated below image '64/150, La Traviata, John Brack '81'

    EST.$2,500 - $3,500Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 66 x 49 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Grishin, S., The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, vol. II, p. 78, 262, cat. no. 47 (illus., another example) © Helen Brack
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    LOT 003

    Euan MacLeod (b. 1956)


    Garie from Above and Below with Figure, 2001

    oil on canvas, titled, signed and dated verso 'Garie from Above and Below with Figure, Euan MacLeod, 2001

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$4,320 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 76.5 x 56.5 cm
    • Provenance: the artist, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 004

    Noel McKenna (b. 1956)


    Man With Bug on Face, 1994

    oil, enamel on plywood, signed and dated l.r.c. 'N McKenna, '94'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 29.5 x 29.5 cm
    • Provenance: Heiser Gallery, QLD, Private Collection, NSW
    • Reference: © Noel McKenna/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 005

    Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)


    Down to Walguris, c. 1960

    pencil, ink and watercolour on paper, signed l.l.c. 'Norman Lindsay'

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000Sold for$8,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 51 x 41 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © H., C. and A. Glad
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    LOT 006

    Lloyd Rees (1895-1988)


    Sydney Waterfront with Rocks and Houses 1960-75

    carbon pencil and watercolour on paper, embossed signature l.r.c. 'Rees'

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 14.2 x 19 cm
    • Provenance: Estate of Lloyd Rees, Australian Galleries, Sydney, The Estate of T.J. and E.M. Trousdale, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Works on Paper by Lloyd Rees, Australian Galleries, Sydney 21 August-16 September, 1995 catalogue No. 13
    • Reference: © Lloyd Rees/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 007

    Cressida Campbell (b. 1960)


    Reading the Paper, 1986

    colour woodcut on paper, edition: 2/3, numbered, titled, signed and dated below image '2/3, Reading the Paper, Cressida Campbell '86'

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: 49 x 50.5 cm
    • Provenance: Mori Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Crayford, P., (ed.), The Woodblock Painting of Cressida Campbell, Public Pictures, Sydney, 2008, (illus., another example), p. 335 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 008

    Tony Tuckson (1921-1973)


    Still Life, Fish and Glass, c. 1949-1954 (TP446)

    oil on canvas

    EST.$7,000 - $9,000Sold for$7,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 45 x 53.5 cm
    • Provenance: Watters Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Perth
    • Exhibited: Tony Tuckson, Still Life Paintings, Watters Gallery, Sydney, 27 September - 15 October 1988, catalogue No.8
    • Reference: © Tony Tuckson/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 009

    Hilda Rix Nicholas (1884-1961)


    Moroccan Market Scene

    crayon and pastel on paper, signed l.l.c. 'EH Rix'

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 37 x 27 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, Fine Australian Paintings including the Dr. John L. Raven Collection, Melbourne, 17/04/1989, Lot No. 36, Christopher Day Gallery, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Bronwyn Wright
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    LOT 010

    Justin O'Brien (1917-1996)


    Figures in a Procession

    pencil and oil on board, signed u.r.c. 'O'Brien'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000
    • Measurements: 34.5 x 23 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 011

    Lloyd Rees (1895-1988)


    Cottages in an Undulating Landscape

    oil on canvas on board, signed l.l.c. 'L. Rees'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000
    • Measurements: 39.5 x 49 cm
    • Provenance: Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Lloyd Rees/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 012

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Bushfire, 1979

    oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'Coburn', inscribed, titled and dated verso 'John Coburn, BushFire, 1979'

    EST.$35,000 - $55,000Sold for$38,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 105 x 135 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © John Coburn/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 013

    Tracey Moffatt (b. 1960)


    Something More, No. 3, 1989

    cibachrome print, edition: A/P outside the edition of 30, signed verso 'T. Moffatt'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000
    • Measurements: 98.5 x 128 cm
    • Provenance: Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 1989, Private Collection, London, Sotheby's London, 6 February 2004, Lot No. 276, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Something More, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 1989 (another edition) Tracey Moffatt, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 17 December - 29 February 2004 (another edition)
    • Reference: © Tracey Moffatt /Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 014

    Olivier Mosset (Swiss, b. 1944)


    Untitled, 2002

    acrylic on canvas, 9 pieces

    EST.$60,000 - $90,000Sold for$96,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: overall length approx.. 485 cm, each diameter 45.5 cm
    • Provenance: Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Olivier Mosset, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 2002
    • Reference: © Olivier Mosset
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    LOT 015

    Lucian Freud (British, 1922-2011)


    After Chardin

    etching on paper, edition: 36/46 numbered and signed below image '36/46, L.F.'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000Sold for$30,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 59 x 73 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Raissis P., Look, 'Freudian etchings and other revelations', pg.22-23, Melbourne, Aug 2001, 22 (illus.), 23.
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    LOT 016

    Leon Kossoff (British, b. 1926)


    Cathy No. 2, Summer, 1997

    oil on board

    EST.$180,000 - $260,000
    • Measurements: 38 x 61.5 cm
    • Provenance: Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Leon Kossoff, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York; travelled to Annely Juda Fine Art, London, Leon Kossoff, Annandale Galleries, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Kendall R., Kossoff, Poussin and drawing: The anarchic and the purposeful, British Art Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, 1999, pp. 70, Heathcote C., Bliss in the here and now, Art & Australia, vol. 38, no. 4, 2001 pp. 534, This painting will be included in the forthcoming publication Leon Kossoff: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings edited by Andrea Rose, with research by Andrew Dempsey and Stephanie Farmer, to be published by Modern Art Press. © Leon Kossoff
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    LOT 017

    Maud Sumner (South African, 1902-1985)


    Nude

    oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Sumner'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 63.5 x 48 cm
    • Provenance: the current vendors mother, guided on her purchase by Hilda Purwitsky (South African critic and journalist), thence by descent
    • Reference: Reference: Hilda Purwitsky and her partner Roza van Gelederen were close friends of Maude Sumner and Irma Stern
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    LOT 018

    Irma Stern (South African, 1894-1966)


    Coon Carnival, 1947

    gouache on paper, signed and dated l.l.c. 'Irma Stern, 1947'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000Sold for$40,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 50 x 30 cm
    • Provenance: current vendors uncle Sydney Leon, Johannesburg, c. 1951, thence by descent
    • Reference: © Irma Stern/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 019

    Margaret Olley (1923-2011)


    Quinces, 1991

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

    EST.$40,000 - $60,000
    • Measurements: 76 x 61 cm
    • Provenance: Australian Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: Margaret Olley - Paintings, Australian Galleries, Sydney, 14th October - 2nd November, 1991 Cat No. 23
    • Reference: Reproduced with permission of the Margaret Olley Art Trust, This work has been catalogued with the assistance of The Olley Project, courtesy of the Margaret Olley Art Trust and Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
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    LOT 020

    Cressida Campbell (b. 1960)


    The Garden at St Kevins, 1987

    watercolour on incised woodblock, signed l.r.c. 'Cressida Campbell'

    EST.$60,000 - $90,000Sold for$90,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 88.5 x 58.5 cm
    • Provenance: the artist, Private Collection, NSW
    • Reference: Literature: Crayford, P., (ed.), The Woodblock Painting of Cressida Campbell, Public Pictures, Sydney, 2008, p. 348 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 021

    William Robinson (b. 1936)


    Bright Sea, 2007

    oil on linen, signed and dated l.l.c. 'William Robinson, '07'

    EST.$40,000 - $60,000Sold for$48,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 52 x 77 cm
    • Provenance: Australian Galleries, Melbourne, stock No. AG302266, Australian Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney, Shapiro Auctioneers, Australian and International Art, Sydney, 25/08/2014, Lot No. 50, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: William Robinson Paintings and Lithographs 2000-2007, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 13 November - 9 December 2007, Catalogue No. 19
    • Reference: © William Robinson
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    LOT 022

    John Coburn (1925-2006)


    Rite of Spring, 1975

    oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. 'Coburn', titled and dated verso 'Rite of Spring, 1975'

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000Sold for$42,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 101 x 131.5 cm
    • Provenance: gift of the artist, The Collection of the artist's cousin, Sydney
    • Reference: © John Coburn/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 023

    Donald Friend (1915-1989)


    Jazz at the Windsor Castle, c. 1967

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

    EST.$30,000 - $50,000
    • Measurements: 31 x 41 cm
    • Provenance: Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle, 1967, The Estate of Robert Hart-Jones, Sydney, Shapiro Auctioneers, Australian and International Art, Sydney, 07/05/2014, Lot No. 46, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Donald Friend/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 024

    D'Arcy Doyle (1932-2001)


    Semi Circular Quay, 1972

    oil on board, signed and dated l.r.c. 'Darcy W Doyle, '72'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000Sold for$10,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 112 x 190.5 cm
    • Provenance: Collection of the St George Leagues Club, Sydney
    • Reference: Reference: Darcy Doyle was employed at St George Leagues Club in the early 1970's and during that time painted stage backdrops and murals for stage productions at the club many which are still on display, 'Semi Circular Quay' was sold to the club in 1972
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