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Important Australian Art

by Sothebys Australia

Platinum House

48 lots with images

August 27, 2013

Live Auction

30 Queen Street

Woollahra

Sydney, 2025 Australia

Phone: +61 (0)2 9302 2402

Fax: +61 (0)2 9362 1100

Email: enquiries@sothebysaustralia.com.au

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Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 THE VALLEY, MACDONNELL RANGES, NORTHERN TERRITORY (1956) watercolour over pencil on paper

Lot 1: Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 THE VALLEY, MACDONNELL RANGES, NORTHERN TERRITORY (1956) watercolour over pencil on paper

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Description: Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 THE VALLEY, MACDONNELL RANGES, NORTHERN TERRITORY (1956) watercolour over pencil on paper signed 'ALBERT NAMATJIRA' lower right 36 X 51CM PROVENANCE Finke River Mission, Alice Springs Sir Horace Frank Richardson, Melbourne Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne

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John Olsen born 1928 THE DESERT WIND 1983 oil on canvas

Lot 2: John Olsen born 1928 THE DESERT WIND 1983 oil on canvas

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Description: John Olsen born 1928 THE DESERT WIND 1983 oil on canvas signed and dated 'John Olsen 83' lower right 167.5 X 152.5CM PROVENANCE Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Moderns Exhibition, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 20 June - 8 July 1983, no. 40, illustrated

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Robert Neill 1801-1852 ABORIGINES OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND 1828 oil on board

Lot 3: Robert Neill 1801-1852 ABORIGINES OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND 1828 oil on board

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Description: Robert Neill 1801-1852 ABORIGINES OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND 1828 oil on board signed and dated 'R Neill 1828.' lower left 22.7 X 29.8CM PROVENANCE Mr A.B. Jones, Hobart Town Topographical, Colonial and British Paintings, Phillips, London, 10 March 1989, lot 49, 'Natives Unloading the Catch', illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Robin Hood's Gallery of Fine Arts, Somerset House, Hobart Town, 19 March - 16 April 1851 LITERATURE 'Gallery of Fine Arts', The Hobart Town Courier, Hobart Town, 22 March 1851, p. 2 Margaret Glover, 'Neill, Robert', in Joan Kerr (ed.), The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 565 (illustrated) OTHER NOTES We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of John McPhee in cataloguing this work.

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Conrad Martens 1801-1878 VIEW ON THE NORTH SHORE WITH THE PARRAMATTA RIVER (CIRCA 1855) watercolour, gouache and gum arabic on paper

Lot 4: Conrad Martens 1801-1878 VIEW ON THE NORTH SHORE WITH THE PARRAMATTA RIVER (CIRCA 1855) watercolour, gouache and gum arabic on paper

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Description: Conrad Martens 1801-1878 VIEW ON THE NORTH SHORE WITH THE PARRAMATTA RIVER (CIRCA 1855) watercolour, gouache and gum arabic on paper signed 'C Martens' lower left 44.5 X 64CM PROVENANCE (possibly) W. Brown, Sydney, 1858 Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Melbourne

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Fred Williams 1927-1982 HANGING ROCK (1976,1980) oil on canvas

Lot 5: Fred Williams 1927-1982 HANGING ROCK (1976,1980) oil on canvas

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Description: Fred Williams 1927-1982 HANGING ROCK (1976,1980) oil on canvas signed 'Fred Williams.' lower left 85.5 X 95.5CM PROVENANCE Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney Private Collection Australian + International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 16 June 2004, lot 71, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 SELF PORTRAIT 1948 oil pastel, synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard

Lot 6: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 SELF PORTRAIT 1948 oil pastel, synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 SELF PORTRAIT 1948 oil pastel, synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard signed and dated 'Tucker / 1948' lower right 50.5 X 37.5CM PROVENANCE Albert Tucker, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Albert Tucker: Works on Paper 1928-1978, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, 25 October - 12 November 1978, no. 94 Albert Tucker: The Endurance of the Human Spirit, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 1 March - 1 April 2000, no. 10 Meeting a Dream: Albert Tucker in Paris 1948-1952, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 18 July - 5 November 2006, illustrated LITERATURE Lesley Harding, Meeting a Dream: Albert Tucker in Paris 1948-1952, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, p. 53 (illustrated)

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Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 DESERT BIRD 1948 enamel paint on composition board

Lot 7: Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 DESERT BIRD 1948 enamel paint on composition board

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Description: Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 DESERT BIRD 1948 enamel paint on composition board signed and dated '23-6-48 / Nolan' lower left frame: original, Cynthia and Sidney Nolan, Sydney 91.5 X 122CM PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Christmas Exhibition, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1-24 December 1948, no. 19, 35 gns Sidney Nolan: Landscapes and Legends, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 3 June - 26 July 1987, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 August - 27 September 1987, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 21 October - 29 November 1987, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 15 December 1987 - 31 January 1988, illustrated Sidney Nolan, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2 November 2007 - 3 February 2008, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 22 February - 18 May 2008, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 6 June - 31 August 2008, no. 46, illustrated LITERATURE Paul Haefliger, 'Sober Note In Paintings', The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 1 December 1948, p. 5 Harry Tatlock Miller, 'Important Christmas Art Show', The Sun, Sydney, 2 December 1948, p. 13 'Botany and Art: Pareroultja; Assorted Painters', The Bulletin, Sydney, 8 December 1948, p. 24 Jane Clark, Sidney Nolan: Landscape and Legends, International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited, Sydney, 1987, p. 97 (illustrated) Barry Pearce, Australian Artists, Australian Birds, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1989, p. 110 (illustrated) T.G. Rosenthal, Sidney Nolan, Thames & Hudson, London, 2002, p. 135 (illustrated) Patrick McCaughey (ed.), Bert & Ned: The Correspondence of Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan, The Meigunyah Press, Melbourne, 2006, p. 86 (illustrated) Barry Pearce, Sidney Nolan, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, pp. 137 (illustrated), 233

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Donald Friend 1915-1989 (BOY PLAYING FLUTE WITH TWO OWLS) 1956 oil on canvas

Lot 8: Donald Friend 1915-1989 (BOY PLAYING FLUTE WITH TWO OWLS) 1956 oil on canvas

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Description: Donald Friend 1915-1989 (BOY PLAYING FLUTE WITH TWO OWLS) 1956 oil on canvas signed, dated and inscribed 'PURI PURI / DONALD FRIEND 56' lower right frame: original, maker unknown, Sydney 41CM X 51CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Sydney By descent Private Collection, New South Wales

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SUNSET, SHOALHAVEN RIVERBANK (1988) oil on composition board

Lot 9: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SUNSET, SHOALHAVEN RIVERBANK (1988) oil on composition board

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SUNSET, SHOALHAVEN RIVERBANK (1988) oil on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 92 X 122.5CM PROVENANCE Andrew Ivanyi Galleries, Melbourne Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 22 April 1991, lot 325, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Sydney, 26 November 2007, lot 47, illustrated Private Collection, Brisbane

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Charles Blackman born 1928 THE WAITING CAT (1969) oil on canvas

Lot 10: Charles Blackman born 1928 THE WAITING CAT (1969) oil on canvas

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 THE WAITING CAT (1969) oil on canvas signed 'CHARLES BLACKMAN' upper right; inscribed 'THE WAITING CAT' verso 137.2 X 173.2CM PROVENANCE Bonython Art Gallery, Adelaide Private Collection, England EXHIBITED Charles Blackman, Bonython Art Gallery, Adelaide, 8 March - 2 April 1970, no. 6, ($3,500)

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Jeffrey Smart 1921-2013 THE HITCH-HIKER (1972) oil on canvas

Lot 11: Jeffrey Smart 1921-2013 THE HITCH-HIKER (1972) oil on canvas

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Description: Jeffrey Smart 1921-2013 THE HITCH-HIKER (1972) oil on canvas signed 'JEFFREY SMART' lower right 70 X 90CM PROVENANCE Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney Professor Douglas Joseph, Sydney Westpac Banking Corporation, Sydney Australian and International Paintings, Christie's, Melbourne, 8 May 2001, lot 33, illustrated Bensons Collection, Melbourne Australian + International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 16 June 2004, lot 19, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 14-24 November 1972, no. 3 Jeffrey Smart, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 30 November - 31 December 1973, no. 12 LITERATURE Elizabeth Riddell, 'A Painter of the Century', The Australian, Sydney, 10 December 1973, p. 12 Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Melbourne, 1983, cat. no. 609

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 FAUN ATTACKED BY PARROT 2 1968 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 12: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 FAUN ATTACKED BY PARROT 2 1968 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 FAUN ATTACKED BY PARROT 2 1968 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed and dated 'Tucker '68' lower right frame: original, maker unknown, Melbourne 136.6 X 106.3CM PROVENANCE Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney Mr Alan C. Atwill, Sydney Mr George Jennings and Mrs Pam Jennings, Sydney The Estate of the Late Mr George Oden Jennings, Sydney EXHIBITED Obra pictórica de Albert Tucker, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico, February 1969, no. 29, 'Fauno atacado por papagayo II' Albert Tucker, Poindexter Gallery, New York, 15 March - 3 April 1969, illustrated Albert Tucker, Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney, 28 October - 19 November 1969, no. 3, illustrated LITERATURE Kym Bonython, Modern Australian Painting 1960/1970, Rigby, Adelaide, 1970, p. 39 (illustrated) Kym Bonython, Modern Australian Painting 1950-1975, Rigby, Adelaide, 1980, p. 77 (illustrated)

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Charles Blackman born 1928 THE SWIMMER (1955) enamel on paper on composition board

Lot 13: Charles Blackman born 1928 THE SWIMMER (1955) enamel on paper on composition board

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 THE SWIMMER (1955) enamel on paper on composition board signed 'BLACKMAN' lower left 97 X 133.5CM PROVENANCE Art Galleries Schubert, Queensland Private Collection, Melbourne

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Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 ROYAL HOTEL 1948 enamel paint on composition board

Lot 14: Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 ROYAL HOTEL 1948 enamel paint on composition board

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Description: Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 ROYAL HOTEL 1948 enamel paint on composition board signed and dated '18-11-48 / Nolan' lower right 122.5 X 91.5CM PROVENANCE Mrs Cynthia Nolan, London Sir Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom The Estate of Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom The Estate of Sidney Nolan, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 16 September 2001, lot 15, illustrated Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Sidney Nolan: Exhibition of Queensland Outback Paintings, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 8-22 March 1949, no. 23, 65 gns Sidney Nolan: Paintings of Central Australia, The Redfern Gallery, London, 11 January - 3 February 1951, no. 15, 'The Royal Hotel, Northern Queensland', 50 gns Sidney Nolan, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, June - July 1957, no. 16 Sidney Nolan, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 24 March - 6 May 1961, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, 13 May - 3 June 1961, Temple Newsam House Leeds, 10 June - 1 July 1961, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, 8-29 July 1961, City Art Gallery, Bristol, 5-26 August 1961, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 2-23 September 1961, Scottish Royal Academy, Edinburgh, 30 September - 28 October 1961, City Art Gallery, Wakefield, 4-28 November 1961, no. 40, illustrated Sidney Nolan: Retrospective Exhibition, The Arts Centre, New Metropole, Folkestone, Kent, 21 February - 18 April 1970, no. 22 Sidney Nolan: Gemälde und Druckgraphik, Kunsthalle, Darmstadt, 15 May - 27 June 1971, no. 16, illustrated Sidney Nolan: Retrospective Exhibition, The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, 19 June - 5 July 1973, no. 24, illustrated Sidney Nolan, Marlborough Galerie AG, Zürich, October - November 1973, no. 4, illustrated Sidney Nolan, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, January - March 1976, no. 20 Sidney Nolan, Australian Embassy, Paris, 16 June - 28 July 1978, no. 6 Sidney Nolan: 1937 to 1979, Arts Centre, New Metropole, The Leas, Folkestone, 5 May - 3 June 1979, no. 29, illustrated Nolan's Nolans: A Reputation Reassessed, Agnew's, London, 11 June -25 July 1997, no. 36, illustrated LITERATURE Brian Adams, Sidney Nolan: Such is Life, Century Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1987, p. 107 (illustrated) T.G. Rosenthal, Sidney Nolan, Thames and Hudson, London, 2002, pp. 136, 137 (illustrated)

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Gwyn Hanssen Pigott 1935-2013 HARBOUR (2002) translucent porcelain, 17 pieces

Lot 15: Gwyn Hanssen Pigott 1935-2013 HARBOUR (2002) translucent porcelain, 17 pieces

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Description: Gwyn Hanssen Pigott 1935-2013 HARBOUR (2002) translucent porcelain, 17 pieces 31 X 163 X 20CM PROVENANCE Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: New Work, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne, 23 February - 14 March 2002, no. 3 Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: Caravan, Tate St Ives, England, 21 May - 26 September 2004, Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, 5 October - 17 December 2004, Ruthin Craft Centre Gallery, Ruthin, 7 January - 6 February 2005

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Peter Booth born 1940 UNTITLED 1997 oil on canvas

Lot 16: Peter Booth born 1940 UNTITLED 1997 oil on canvas

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Description: Peter Booth born 1940 UNTITLED 1997 oil on canvas signed and dated 'BOOTH 1997' verso 153 X 276CM PROVENANCE Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Peter Booth: Paintings,, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, 23 May - 17 June 2000, no. 5, 'Untitled Landscape' Peter Booth: Human / Nature, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, 29 November 2003 - 29 February 2004, no. 73, illustrated LITERATURE Jason Smith, Peter Booth: Human / Nature, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2003, pp. 116 (illustrated), 149

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Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 THE ORANGE NUDE 1981 oil on canvas

Lot 17: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 THE ORANGE NUDE 1981 oil on canvas

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Description: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 THE ORANGE NUDE 1981 oil on canvas signed 'brett whiteley' lower centre; dated '81' lower right frame: original, Brett Lichtenstein, Sydney 182 X 151.5CM PROVENANCE The Estate of Brett Whiteley, Sydney Mr James Frank Woodward, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Brett Whiteley: Recent Nudes, Artist's Studio, Circular Quay, Sydney, 3-31 October 1981, no. 37, illustrated Brett Whiteley Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 September - 19 November 1995, Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 13 December 1995 - 28 January 1996, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 22 February - 8 April 1996, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 9 May - 16 June 1996, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2 July - 26 August 1996, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 18 September - 17 November 1996, illustrated LITERATURE Barry Pearce with contributions from Bryan Robertson and Wendy Whiteley, Brett Whiteley: Art & Life, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1995, plate 71, pp. 124, 125 (illustrated), 230

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Clement Meadmore 1929-2005 OVERHANG 1986 Bronze

Lot 18: Clement Meadmore 1929-2005 OVERHANG 1986 Bronze

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Description: Clement Meadmore 1929-2005 OVERHANG 1986 Bronze signed, dated and inscribed 'Meadmore / 2/6 1986' on base edition 2 of 6 52 x 70 x 46CM PROVENANCE Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Sydney

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Del Kathryn Barton born 1972 GIRL #6 2004 synthetic polymer paint, gouache, watercolour and ink on polyester canvas

Lot 19: Del Kathryn Barton born 1972 GIRL #6 2004 synthetic polymer paint, gouache, watercolour and ink on polyester canvas

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Description: Del Kathryn Barton born 1972 GIRL #6 2004 synthetic polymer paint, gouache, watercolour and ink on polyester canvas signed, dated and inscribed 'del kathryn barton 2004' upper left; signed, dated and inscribed '"girl #6" / del Kathryn barton / 2004' verso 124 X 90CM PROVENANCE Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Del Kathryn Barton: Girl, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, 6 November - 1 December 2004, no. 6

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Lloyd Rees 1895-1988 ABERCROMBIE RIVER 1963 oil on composition board

Lot 20: Lloyd Rees 1895-1988 ABERCROMBIE RIVER 1963 oil on composition board

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Description: Lloyd Rees 1895-1988 ABERCROMBIE RIVER 1963 oil on composition board signed and dated 'L REES / 63' lower left; inscribed 'ABERCROMBIE RIVER' verso 68 X 102.5CM PROVENANCE Rev. Alan Dougan, St Andrew's College, University of Sydney By descent Private Collection Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 18 November 1996, lot 22, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne LITERATURE Renée Free, Lloyd Rees, Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne, 1979, p. 116, cat. O228

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Edwin Stocqueler 1829-1895 DIGGING FOR GOLD ALONG AN OLD CREEK BED 1877 oil on canvas

Lot 21: Edwin Stocqueler 1829-1895 DIGGING FOR GOLD ALONG AN OLD CREEK BED 1877 oil on canvas

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Description: Edwin Stocqueler 1829-1895 DIGGING FOR GOLD ALONG AN OLD CREEK BED 1877 oil on canvas signed and dated 'Edwin Stocqueler / 1877.' lower right 61.2 X 51CM PROVENANCE Sotheby's, London, September 1978 Private Collection Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 3 November 1983, lot 817, 'Alluvial Gold Diggins', illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Thirty Australian Paintings, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 15 September - 3 October 1980, no. 16, illustrated

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Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917 GOLDEN LIGHT 1913 oil on canvas

Lot 22: Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917 GOLDEN LIGHT 1913 oil on canvas

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Description: Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917 GOLDEN LIGHT 1913 oil on canvas signed and dated 'F McCubbin / 1913' lower left 50.6 X 76.2CM PROVENANCE The Sedon Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection Australian Historical and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Christie's, Sydney, 3 October 1973, lot 436, 'Across the Yarra', illustrated Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Sir Leon and Lady Trout, Brisbane Private Collection, Sydney Australian and International Paintings, Christie's, Sydney, 17 August 1999, lot 140, 'Across the Yarra', illustrated Private Collection, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Australian Art Association Exhibition, Athenaeum Hall, Melbourne, 7-30 May 1913, no. 6, 50 gns Spring Exhibition 1973: Recent Acquisitions, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 24 October - 7 November 1973, no. 17, 'Across the Yarra', illustrated Masterworks from the Collection of Sir Leon and Lady Trout, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 21 September - 21 November 1977, no. 2, 'Across the Yarra' Gifts from the Collection of Sir Leon and Lady Trout (Augmented by a Selection of Works Kindly Lent by Lady Trout), Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 27 January - 20 March 1984, no. 105, 'Across the Yarra' Aspects of the Trout Collection, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 1989, no. 29, 'Looking Across the Yarra Towards Melbourne', illustrated Aspects of the Trout Collection, The Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, February - March 1990 LITERATURE Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 27, No. 2, Summer 1989, p. 227 (illustrated), 'Looking Across the Yarra Towards Melbourne'

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Thomas Wainewright 1794-1847 PORTRAIT OF THOMAS GIBLIN (1846) pencil and watercolour heightened with white on paper

Lot 23: Thomas Wainewright 1794-1847 PORTRAIT OF THOMAS GIBLIN (1846) pencil and watercolour heightened with white on paper

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Description: Thomas Wainewright 1794-1847 PORTRAIT OF THOMAS GIBLIN (1846) pencil and watercolour heightened with white on paper frame: original, R.V. Hood, Hobart Town 38.8 X 31.7CM (IMAGE); 40.5 X 34.7CM (SHEET) PROVENANCE Private Collection, Scotland

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Attributed to Thomas Bock 1790/1793-1855 MARGARET AND WILLIAM ROBERTSON AND THEIR FAMILY (1847) oil on cardboard (three panels)

Lot 24: Attributed to Thomas Bock 1790/1793-1855 MARGARET AND WILLIAM ROBERTSON AND THEIR FAMILY (1847) oil on cardboard (three panels)

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Description: Attributed to Thomas Bock 1790/1793-1855 MARGARET AND WILLIAM ROBERTSON AND THEIR FAMILY (1847) oil on cardboard (three panels) 55.8 X 39CM; 55.8 X 36.4CM; 55.8 X 39CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Tasmania Catholic Social Services Australia, Canberra

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Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 CLARK PARK, LAVENDER BAY (1976) ink, charcoal and pencil on paper

Lot 25: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 CLARK PARK, LAVENDER BAY (1976) ink, charcoal and pencil on paper

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Description: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 CLARK PARK, LAVENDER BAY (1976) ink, charcoal and pencil on paper signed 'brett whiteley' lower left 76 X 101CM PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne Barry Stern, Sydney, 1978 Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 1990 Private Collection, Melbourne Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 1995 Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne Fine Australian and International Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 29 November 2004, lot 53, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney OTHER NOTES We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Caroline Purves, Australian Galleries Archives, in cataloguing this work.

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN RIVER WITH ROSE, BURNING BOOK AND AEROPLANE (1981) oil on canvas

Lot 26: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN RIVER WITH ROSE, BURNING BOOK AND AEROPLANE (1981) oil on canvas

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN RIVER WITH ROSE, BURNING BOOK AND AEROPLANE (1981) oil on canvas signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 153 X 122.5CM PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 26 November 1990, lot 258, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney Fine Australian and International Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 29 November 2004, lot 47, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Arthur Boyd, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 21 September - 3 October 1981, no. 25, 'River, Rose, Burning Book and Aeroplane' LITERATURE Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 19, No. 1, Spring 1981, p. 4 (illustrated), 'River and Rose' Sandra McGrath, The Artist and the River: Arthur Boyd and the Shoalhaven, Bay Books, Sydney, 1982, pp. 272, 273 (illustrated), 274-275 (illustrated) Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd at Bundanon, Academy Editions, London, 1994, p. 49 (illustrated)

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 EXTINCTION EXPRESS (1988) oil, pastel and watercolour on paper

Lot 27: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 EXTINCTION EXPRESS (1988) oil, pastel and watercolour on paper

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 EXTINCTION EXPRESS (1988) oil, pastel and watercolour on paper signed 'Tucker' lower left 19.5 X 48.5CM PROVENANCE Albert Tucker, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne

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John Olsen born 1928 GOYA'S DOG AND THE PAELLA 1986 oil on canvas

Lot 28: John Olsen born 1928 GOYA'S DOG AND THE PAELLA 1986 oil on canvas

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Description: John Olsen born 1928 GOYA'S DOG AND THE PAELLA 1986 oil on canvas signed and dated 'John Olsen / '86' lower right 167 X 213CM PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 17 September - 7 October 1986, no. 5, illustrated LITERATURE Gary Catalano, 'A Not-So-Obvious Contrast', The Age, Melbourne, 24 September 1986, p. 14 Deborah Hart, John Olsen, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991, pp. 180, 181 (illustrated) Deborah Hart, John Olsen, Craftsman House, Sydney, in association with G+B Arts International, 2000, pp. 180, 181 (illustrated)

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Charles Blackman born 1928 FACE (1957) oil on canvas

Lot 29: Charles Blackman born 1928 FACE (1957) oil on canvas

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 FACE (1957) oil on canvas signed 'BLACKMAN' upper right 76 X 64CM PROVENANCE South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne Mr and Mrs A. Bruce Wenzel, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED (Possibly) Charles Blackman, The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 19 June - 1 July 1957, no. 1, 25 gns LITERATURE Ray Mathew, Charles Blackman, Georgian House, Melbourne, 1965, p. 14, 'Blue Oval Head'

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Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 Derek Smithborn 1931 (thrower)VASE (1979) earthenware

Lot 30: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 Derek Smithborn 1931 (thrower)VASE (1979) earthenware

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Description: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 Derek Smith born 1931 (thrower) VASE (1979) earthenware signed 'DEREK SMITH / BLACKFRIARS / POTTERY' on base 27CM (HIGH) PROVENANCE Private Collection, Sydney

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Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 GHOST GUM, HERMANNSBURG (1950) watercolour over pencil on paper

Lot 31: Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 GHOST GUM, HERMANNSBURG (1950) watercolour over pencil on paper

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Description: Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 GHOST GUM, HERMANNSBURG (1950) watercolour over pencil on paper signed 'ALBERT NAMATJIRA' lower right 26 X 36CM PROVENANCE Private Collection By descent Private Collection, Melbourne Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED 19th & 20th Century Australian Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts 1998, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 1-27 June 1998, no. 29, illustrated Annual Collectors' Exhibition 2001, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 16 June - 14 July 2001, no. 102, illustrated

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 CONVICT DREAMING 1969 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 32: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 CONVICT DREAMING 1969 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 CONVICT DREAMING 1969 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed and dated 'Tucker 69' lower left 56.5 X 71.5CM PROVENANCE Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne Private Collection, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne

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E. Phillips Fox 1865-1915 GUMTREES AT CREMORNE (1913-1914) oil on canvas

Lot 33: E. Phillips Fox 1865-1915 GUMTREES AT CREMORNE (1913-1914) oil on canvas

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Description: E. Phillips Fox 1865-1915 GUMTREES AT CREMORNE (1913-1914) oil on canvas signed 'E Phillips Fox' lower left frame: original, maker unknown 38 X 45.5CM PROVENANCE (Probably) Catalogue of Pictures by the late E. Phillips Fox, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 13 May 1925, lot 62 Private Collection, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Adelaide

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Penleigh Boyd 1890-1923 SHADOWED RIVER 1920 oil on canvas

Lot 34: Penleigh Boyd 1890-1923 SHADOWED RIVER 1920 oil on canvas

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Description: Penleigh Boyd 1890-1923 SHADOWED RIVER 1920 oil on canvas signed and dated 'Penleigh Boyd / 20' lower right frame: original, John Thallon, Melbourne 51 X 61CM PROVENANCE The Estate of the Late Mr Jim Mann, Sydney EXHIBITED (Possibly) The Landscapes of Penleigh Boyd, Decoration Galleries, Melbourne, 13-18 September 1920, no. 11, 30 gns

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Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 PIRATES REWARD oil on canvas on board

Lot 35: Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 PIRATES REWARD oil on canvas on board

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Description: Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 PIRATES REWARD oil on canvas on board signed 'NORMAN LINDSAY' upper right 55.5 X 45.5CM PROVENANCE Mr Alan Johnson, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Sydney OTHER NOTES We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Helen Glad in cataloguing this work.

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Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 VANQUISHED oil on canvas on board

Lot 36: Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 VANQUISHED oil on canvas on board

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Description: Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 VANQUISHED oil on canvas on board signed 'NORMAN LINDSAY' lower right 45 X 36.5CM PROVENANCE Mr Alan Johnson, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Sydney OTHER NOTES We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Helen Glad in cataloguing this work.

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Hans Heysen 1877-1968 SPRING FLOWERS 1925 oil on canvas

Lot 37: Hans Heysen 1877-1968 SPRING FLOWERS 1925 oil on canvas

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Description: Hans Heysen 1877-1968 SPRING FLOWERS 1925 oil on canvas signed and dated 'HANS HEYSEN 1925.' lower left 61.5 X 51CM PROVENANCE Mr Geoffrey Dutton, Adelaide Australian, International and Contemporary Paintings, Christie's, Melbourne, 6 May 2003, lot 23, 'Flower Piece', illustrated Private Collection Australian & International Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne, 5 December 2007, lot 55, 'Flowerpiece', illustrated Private Collection, Queensland EXHIBITED The Society of Artists Exhibition, Dunster Galleries, Adelaide, 4-20 November 1925, no. 114, 150 gns Royal Visit 1954: Loan Exhibition of Australian Paintings, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1954 LITERATURE Art in Australia, Ure Smith, Sydney, March 1926, n.p. (illustrated), 'Spring Flowers - Still Life'

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Frances Hodgkins 1869-1947 BRETON PEASANT (1909-1912) watercolour on paper

Lot 38: Frances Hodgkins 1869-1947 BRETON PEASANT (1909-1912) watercolour on paper

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Description: Frances Hodgkins 1869-1947 BRETON PEASANT (1909-1912) watercolour on paper signed 'Frances Hodgkins' lower right frame: original, maker unknown 60.5 X 56CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Victoria EXHIBITED (Probably) Catalogue of An Exhibition of Water Colours by Miss Frances Hodgkins, Theosophical Society's Room, Melbourne, 21 November - 5 December 1912, no. 11, £50

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Grace Cossington Smith 1892-1984 ROCKS IN THE BUSH 1947 oil on pulpboard

Lot 39: Grace Cossington Smith 1892-1984 ROCKS IN THE BUSH 1947 oil on pulpboard

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Description: Grace Cossington Smith 1892-1984 ROCKS IN THE BUSH 1947 oil on pulpboard signed and dated 'G. Cossington Smith 47' lower left frame: original, S.A. Parker, Sydney 50.8 X 40.3CM PROVENANCE Gift of the artist to her sister Miss Margaret Smith Gift to her sister Mrs Mabel Pakenham-Walsh, England By descent Private Collection Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Exhibition of Paintings by Grace Cossington Smith, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 17-29 September 1947, no. 7, 18 gns LITERATURE Bruce James, Grace Cossington Smith, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1990, plate 88, p. 127 (illustrated), 'Bush with Rocks'

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Rick Amor born 1948 SELF PORTRAIT IN THE STUDIO (SUMMER) 2006 oil on canvas

Lot 40: Rick Amor born 1948 SELF PORTRAIT IN THE STUDIO (SUMMER) 2006 oil on canvas

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Description: Rick Amor born 1948 SELF PORTRAIT IN THE STUDIO (SUMMER) 2006 oil on canvas signed and dated 'RICK AMOR '06' lower left; dated and inscribed 'S.P in the Studio / (Summer) / Jan 06 / May' verso 153 X 141CM PROVENANCE Niagara Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Rick Amor, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 4-29 September 2007, no. 15, illustrated A Single Mind: Rick Amor, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 22 March - 13 July 2008 LITERATURE Linda Short (ed.), A Single Mind: Rick Amor, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2008, pp. 88 (illustrated), 99 (illustrated), 151

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John Kelly born 1965 MAN AND UPSIDE-DOWN COW 1991 oil on board

Lot 41: John Kelly born 1965 MAN AND UPSIDE-DOWN COW 1991 oil on board

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Description: John Kelly born 1965 MAN AND UPSIDE-DOWN COW 1991 oil on board signed and dated 'Klly 91' lower left 51.5 X 86.2CM PROVENANCE Private Collection

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David Larwill 1956-2011 AVIATORS 2009 synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Lot 42: David Larwill 1956-2011 AVIATORS 2009 synthetic polymer paint on canvas

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Description: David Larwill 1956-2011 AVIATORS 2009 synthetic polymer paint on canvas signed and dated 'DL / 09' lower centre left; signed, dated and inscribed 'Aviators / 2009 / David Larwill' verso 90.7 X 121.5CM PROVENANCE The Estate of the Late Mr David Larwill, Melbourne

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David Jolly born 1972 BIRDS (2001) enamel paint and oil on glass

Lot 43: David Jolly born 1972 BIRDS (2001) enamel paint and oil on glass

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Description: David Jolly born 1972 BIRDS (2001) enamel paint and oil on glass 40 X 60CM PROVENANCE Sutton Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED David Jolly, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, 3-28 November 2001, no. 1

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David Jolly born 1972 CARGO (2001) enamel paint and oil on glass

Lot 44: David Jolly born 1972 CARGO (2001) enamel paint and oil on glass

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Description: David Jolly born 1972 CARGO (2001) enamel paint and oil on glass 40 X 60CM PROVENANCE Sutton Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED David Jolly, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, 3-28 November 2001, no. 7

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Andrew Browne born 1960 LIGHT EFFECT 2003/4 2003-2004 oil on linen

Lot 45: Andrew Browne born 1960 LIGHT EFFECT 2003/4 2003-2004 oil on linen

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Description: Andrew Browne born 1960 LIGHT EFFECT 2003/4 2003-2004 oil on linen signed and dated 'ANDREW BROWNE 2003./4' verso 152.5 x 152.5CM PROVENANCE Gould Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED 100 Years of Great Australian Art, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 2-28 March 2004, no. 36, illustrated

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Makinti Napanangka circa 1930-2011 UNTITLED (2005) synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Lot 46: Makinti Napanangka circa 1930-2011 UNTITLED (2005) synthetic polymer paint on canvas

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Description: Makinti Napanangka circa 1930-2011 UNTITLED (2005) synthetic polymer paint on canvas 122 X 122CM PROVENANCE Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs (stock MN0512081) Private Collection, Adelaide

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Philip Wolfhagen born 1963 VANISHING POINT NO. 8 1995 oil and beeswax on linen

Lot 47: Philip Wolfhagen born 1963 VANISHING POINT NO. 8 1995 oil and beeswax on linen

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Description: Philip Wolfhagen born 1963 VANISHING POINT NO. 8 1995 oil and beeswax on linen signed, dated and inscribed 'W / NOV 25 / 1995 / VANISHING / POINT NO 8' lower right 175 X 228CM PROVENANCE Sherman Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, New South Wales EXHIBITED Philip Wolfhagen, Sydney Grammar School, Sydney, July - December 1995, no. 3

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Joel Elenberg 1948-1980 MASK 3 1979 bronze and black Belgian marble

Lot 48: Joel Elenberg 1948-1980 MASK 3 1979 bronze and black Belgian marble

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Description: Joel Elenberg 1948-1980 MASK 3 1979 bronze and black Belgian marble signed and inscribed 'Joel Elenberg A. P.' verso edition of 6 plus 2 APs 88 X 65.2 X 24CM (INCLUDING BASE)

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