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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  • 25_1
    LOT 025

    Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (b. c. 1932-2002)


    Snake, Worm, Emu, Dingo, Kangaroo Dreaming, 1988

    acrylic on canvas, inscribed and numbered verso 'Clifford Possum, CP119688'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 238 x 127 cm
    • Provenance: CAAMA, Northern Territory, Utopia Art, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Johnson, V., The Art of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Gordon and Breach Arts International, 1994 plate 50 © Clifford Possum/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 26_1
    LOT 026

    Sam Fullbrook (1922-2004)


    Woman with a Spade, Darling River Series, 1962'

    oil on belgian linen, signed l.l.c. 'Fullbrook', inscribed, titled and dated verso 'Sam Fullbrook, Woman with a Spade, Darling River Series, 1962'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 90 x 59.5 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, Private Collection, Perth
    • Exhibited: Rex Irwin Art dealer, 2005, catalogue No. 2
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  • 27_1
    LOT 027

    Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)


    The Embrace (Homage to Picasso)

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

    EST.$22,000 - $28,000Sold for$18,500 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 181 x 120.5 cm
    • Provenance: Australian Painting, Christie's, Melbourne, 20 April 1993, Lot No. 87, Private Collection, Sydney; purchased from the above
    • Reference: © Jennifer Dickerson/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 28_1
    LOT 028

    Martin Sharp (1942-2013)


    Japan, 2000

    acrylic on board, titled, signed and dated verso 'Japan, Martin Sharp, 1/6/2000'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$28,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: Framed 60.5 x 55 cm
    • Provenance: the artist, Private Collection Sydney
    • Reference: © Martin Sharp/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 29_1
    LOT 029

    Dale Frank (b. 1959)


    Gormanston Mt Lyell, Queenstown, 2006

    signed and dated verso 'Dale Frank, 2006

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$24,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 120 x 160 cm
    • Provenance: Galleries Schubert, QLD, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 30_1
    LOT 030

    Ken Whisson (b. 1927)


    With a Nod Towards Arshile Gorky, 2000/2001

    oil on linen, signed, titled, dated and inscribed verso 'Ken Whisson With a Nod Towards Arshile Gorky, 2000/2001'

    EST.$24,000 - $28,000Sold for$22,500 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 80 x 120 cm
    • Provenance: Watters Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, NSW
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  • 31_1
    LOT 031

    Brent Harris (b. 1956)


    He Washed Away My Sins, 2004

    oil on linen, signed, dated and inscribed verso 'Brent Harris, 'He Washed Away His Sins' 2004'

    EST.$10,000 - $15,000Sold for$14,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 120 x 89 cm
    • Provenance: Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne. Private Collection, Brisbane, acquired from the above in 2004, Private Collection, NSW
    • Exhibited: Brent Harris: The Face, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, 22 April - 13 June 2004, no. 3, Just a Feeling: Brent Harris, Selected Works 1987-2005, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 11 February - 7 May 2006, no. 26
    • Reference: Literature: Miller S., Brent Harris: The Face, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, 2004, n.p., Just a Feeling: Brent Harris, Selected Works 1987-2005, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 2006, pp. 17, 33 Brent Harris is represented by Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne and Lister Gallery, Perth
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  • 32_1
    LOT 032

    Adam Cullen (1965-2012)


    Kelly's Friend, 2009

    oil and acrylic on canvas, signed, dated and titled verso 'A Cullen '09' Kelly's Friend'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000
    • Measurements: 183 x 183 cm
    • Provenance: Kate Smith Fine Art, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Adam Cullen/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 33_1
    LOT 033

    John Peart (1945-2013)


    Legera, 2003

    acrylic, oil on canvas, signed dated and titled verso 'John Peart, Legera, 2003'

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000Sold for$16,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 180 x 240 cm
    • Provenance: Watters Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, NSW
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    LOT 33 A

    Robert Hunter (1947-2014)


    Untitled, 1990

    synthetic polymer paint on plywood, signed and dated verso 'RH/90'

    EST.$14,000 - $18,000Sold for$16,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 122.5 x 244.5 cm
    • Provenance: Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Private Collection, Sydney
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    LOT 33A

    EST.$0 - $0Sold for$16,800 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 34_1
    LOT 034

    John Virtue (British, b. 1947)


    Landscape No. 732, 2003/2004

    acrylic, shellac and black ink on canvas, titled, dated and signed verso 'Landscape No. 732, 2003/2004, John Virtue'

    EST.$12,000 - $18,000
    • Measurements: 45.5 x 61 cm
    • Provenance: Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: John Virtue, London Paintings, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, 27 July-20 Aug 2005
    • Reference: © John Virtue
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  • 35_1
    LOT 035

    Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962)


    Jellyfish Eyes, 2002

    offset lithograph in colours, edition: 29/250

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: diameter 55 cm
    • Provenance: Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 36_1
    LOT 036

    Yoshitomo Nara (Japanese, b. 1959)


    Guitar Girl, 2003

    lithograph on paper, edition: 18/75, numbered signed and dated below image '18/75, Nara, 2003'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$32,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 65 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works 1984 - 2010, Volume 1, Bijutsu Shuppan Sha, Tokyo, Japan, 2011, p. 312, (Nara E-2003-004) © Yoshitomo Nara
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  • 37_1
    LOT 037

    Yoshitomo Nara (Japanese, b. 1959)


    Fuckin' Politics, 2003

    lithograph on paper, edition: 18/75, numbered signed and dated below image '18/75, Nara, 2003'

    EST.$20,000 - $30,000Sold for$42,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 65 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Reference: (Nara E-2003-002) © Yoshitomo Nara
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  • 38_1
    LOT 038

    Yoshitomo Nara (Japanese, b. 1959)


    Beh, 2003

    lithograph on paper, edition: 18/75, numbered signed and dated below image '18/75, Nara, 2003'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$36,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 65 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Reference: (Nara E-2003-001) © Yoshitomo Nara
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  • 39_1
    LOT 039

    Yoshitomo Nara (Japanese, b. 1959)


    I am….alone.., 2003

    lithograph on paper, edition: 18/75, numbered signed and dated below image '18/75, Nara, 2003'

    EST.$15,000 - $25,000Sold for$36,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 65 x 50 cm
    • Provenance: Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: Reference: (Nara E-2003-003) © Yoshitomo Nara
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  • 40_1
    LOT 040

    Ellsworth Kelly (American, b. 1923)


    Untitled, 1972

    colour lithograph on paper, edition: 16/125, numbered and signed below image '16/125, Kelly', published by Brooke Alexander

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 87.5 x 68.5 cm
    • Provenance: Akky Van Ogtrop Fine Art Gallery, Paddington, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Ellsworth Kelly
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  • 41_1
    LOT 041

    Sean Scully (American, b. 1945)


    Shoji, 1992

    colour woodcut on paper, edition: 10/30, numbered, titled, signed and dated below image '10/30, Shoji, Sean Scully 1992', carved and printed by Keiji Shinohara Garner Tullis Workshop, NY

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: image 23 x 31 cm, paper 56 x 56 cm
    • Provenance: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Reference: © Sean Scully/Copyright Agency, 2018
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  • 42_1
    LOT 042

    David Austen (British, 1960)


    Untitled (Black Pebbles), 2002

    gouache on indian paper, signed l.l.c. 'David Austen'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 29 x 21 cm
    • Provenance: Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Private Collection, Sydney
    • Exhibited: David Austen, Works on Paper From London & Bundanoon, Annandale Galleries, Sydney in association with Anthony Reynolds Gallery London, 11 April - 12 May 2001
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    LOT 043

    Lawrence Carroll (American, b. 1954)


    Page Painting, 2005

    oil, canvas, wood and wax on board, 3 panels

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 44 x 6.5 x 61 cm
    • Provenance: Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Private Collection, NSW
    • Exhibited: Lawrence Carroll, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, 2005
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  • 44_1
    LOT 044

    Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)


    Poisson de profil, (A.R. 264), 1955

    white earthenware ceramic bowl with black oxide and white glaze, edition of 100, dated '31.3.55', stamped to base 'Madoura Empreinte Originale de Picasso'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$5,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 18 cm
    • Provenance: gifted to the vendor by Dr Herbert and Alice Evatt, 1961, The Collection of Mrs Valerie and David Landa, OAM, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Ramie, A., Picasso: Catalogue of the edited Ceramics works 1941-1971 catalogue No. 264 © Pablo Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 045

    Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)


    Oiseau, (A.R. 260), 1955

    white earthenware ceramic bowl with black oxide and white glaze, edition of 100, dated '31.3.55', stamped to base 'Madoura Empreinte Originale de Picasso'

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$5,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 17.8 cm
    • Provenance: gifted to the vendor by Dr Herbert and Alice Evatt, 1961, The Collection of Mrs Valerie and David Landa, OAM, Sydney
    • Reference: Literature: Ramie, A., Picasso: Catalogue of the edited Ceramics works 1941-1971 catalogue No. 260 © Pablo Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2018
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    LOT 046

    Gary Mirabelle (American, 21st Century)


    French Maid, 1994

    resin casting, edition of 90

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000Sold for$5,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 165 cm
    • Provenance: Stricoff Fine Art, New York, The Collection of Mrs Valerie and David Landa, OAM, Sydney
    • Reference: © Gary Mirabelle
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