Lot 16: EILEEN MAYO (1906-1994). THE GREAT BARRIER REEF / QUEENSLAND. Circa 1956. 39x24 inches, 100x61 cm. McLarens & Co., Melbourne.
November 8, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
EILEEN MAYO (1906-1994) THE GREAT BARRIER REEF / QUEENSLAND. Circa 1956.
39 1/2x24 1/4 inches, 100x61 1/2 cm. McLarens & Co., Melbourne.
Condition B / B+: restoration and skinning in corners; creases and abrasions in image; hinged to mat. Paper.
A vibrant and exotic view of a "Longspined Butterfly-fish & Heron Island Volute," as well as some of the bright coral that inhabits the Great Barrier Reef. This is an unusual variant/span. The more common version has the title, "Australia." Lebovic 10 (var).