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Auction Description for Sotheby's Australia: Important Australian Art & International Art
Auction Description:
Important Australian Art & International Art
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Exhibition in Melbourne 26-29 April 2012, 10 am to 5 pm | Exhibition in Sydney 3-8 May 2012, 10 am to 5 pm

Important Australian Art & International Art

by Sotheby's Australia

Platinum House

80 lots with images

May 8, 2012

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Margaret Olley 1923-2011 PINK BAUHINEA 1964 oil on composition board

Lot 1: Margaret Olley 1923-2011 PINK BAUHINEA 1964 oil on composition board

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Description: Margaret Olley 1923-2011 PINK BAUHINEA 1964 oil on composition board signed and dated 'Olley 64' lower right 76.5 X 61CM PROVENANCE The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane Private Collection, Brisbane EXHIBITED Paintings by Margaret Olley, The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 27 October - 11 November 1964, no. 37, 'Pink Bauhinea', 75 gns PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, BRISBANE

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN LANDSCAPE (1981) oil on composition board

Lot 2: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN LANDSCAPE (1981) oil on composition board

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN LANDSCAPE (1981) oil on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 44.5 X 59.5CM PROVENANCE Blue Boy Art Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 VASE (1980) earthenware

Lot 3: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 VASE (1980) earthenware

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Description: Brett Whiteley 1939-1992 VASE (1980) earthenware signed 'brett' on base 30CM HIGH PROVENANCE Private Collection, Sydney PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Dale Frank born 1959 REMEMBER FOURTUNE COOKIE ROAD 8.

Lot 4: Dale Frank born 1959 REMEMBER FOURTUNE COOKIE ROAD 8.

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Description: Dale Frank born 1959 REMEMBER FORTUNE COOKIE ROAD 8. IN OUR RECENT UNCERTAINTY THE PRESENT IS THE ONLY REALITY AND THE ONLY CERTAINTY. NO ONE WOULD TALK IF THEY KNEW HOW OFTEN PEOPLE MISUNDERSTOOD THEM. FOREST HILL 2004 varnish on acrylic on canvas signed and dated 'Dale Frank 2004' verso 180 X 180CM PROVENANCE Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Dale Frank, Modern Paintings for Sale, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, 27 May - 26 June, 2004, no. 10 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Charles Blackman born 1928 THE SLEEPING CHILD 1965 oil on canvas on board

Lot 5: Charles Blackman born 1928 THE SLEEPING CHILD 1965 oil on canvas on board

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 THE SLEEPING CHILD 1965 oil on canvas on board signed and dated 'CHARLES BLACKMAN 1965' lower left 152 X 167CM PROVENANCE Mrs Barbara Blackman, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 23 August 1993, lot 194, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED New Paintings: Charles Blackman, Zwemmer Gallery, London, 14 September - 9 October 1965, no. 12 New Paintings: Charles Blackman, Skinner Galleries, Perth, January - February 1966, no. 12, (650 gns) New Paintings: Charles Blackman, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 29 March - 22 April 1966, no. 6, (NFS) Charles Blackman, Albert Hall, Canberra, 22 November - 3 December 1967, no. 18 Art from the Collections of the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 14-29 October 1981, no. 2, 'Sleeping Child' LITERATURE Al Alvarez, 'The Paintings of Charles Blackman: The Substance of Dreams', Studio International, London, September 1965, p. 101 (illustrated) Charles S. Spencer, 'First Commonwealth Arts Festival: Australian Artists in London', Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 3, No. 3, December 1965, p. 211 (illustrated) Mervyn Horton (ed.), Present Day Art in Australia, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1969 p. 25 (illustrated) Nadine Amadio, Charles Blackman: The Lost Domains, A.H. &A.W. Reed, Sydney, 1980, plate 3.25 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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John Perceval 1923-2000 SHIP'S GRAVEYARD 1956 oil and tempera on composition board

Lot 6: John Perceval 1923-2000 SHIP'S GRAVEYARD 1956 oil and tempera on composition board

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Description: John Perceval 1923-2000 SHIP'S GRAVEYARD 1956 oil and tempera on composition board signed 'Perceval 1956' lower right 72 X 121CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Melbourne Fine Australian Paintings, Books, Sculpture & Photographs, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 24 July 1988, lot 349, 'Boats at Williamstown, Akuna', illustrated Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Exhibition of Paintings by John Perceval, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 12-30 November 1956, no. 13, 75 gns John Perceval Exhibition, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 29 May - 7 June 1957, no. 9, 75 gns Crouch Exhibition 1958, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, 20 March 1958, no. 253, 65 gns LITERATURE Alan McCulloch, 'Fine Art and Industry', The Herald, Melbourne, 14 November 1956 p. 24 (illustrated) Traudi Allen, John Perceval, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 156 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 ENCOUNTER - JOHN AND ELIZA 1971 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 7: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 ENCOUNTER - JOHN AND ELIZA 1971 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 ENCOUNTER - JOHN AND ELIZA 1971 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed and dated 'Tucker 71' lower right; signed, dated and inscribed 'JOHN AND ELIZA 1971 / JOHN BATMAN AND ELIZA CALLAGHAN / ALBERT TUCKER' verso 71.2 X 91.2CM PROVENANCE Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne Australian, International and Aboriginal Fine Art, Bonhams & Goodman, Melbourne, 19 November 2007, lot 98, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Albert Tucker, Skinner Galleries, Perth, January 1972, no. 17 Albert Tucker: A Retrospective, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 21 June - 12 August 1990, 'John and Eliza', illustrated LITERATURE James Mollison and Nicholas Bonham, Albert Tucker, Macmillan, Melbourne, 1982, p. 67 (illustrated), 'John and Eliza' James Mollison and Jan Minchin, Albert Tucker: A Retrospective, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1990, p. 67 (illustrated), 'John and Eliza' PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Fred Williams 1927-1982 LANDSCAPE 1965 gouache on paper on board

Lot 8: Fred Williams 1927-1982 LANDSCAPE 1965 gouache on paper on board

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Description: Fred Williams 1927-1982 LANDSCAPE 1965 gouache on paper on board signed and dated 'Fred Williams 65' lower left 57.5 X 70CM PROVENANCE Dr and Mrs H. Neuman Australian and European Paintings and Sculpture, Christie's, Melbourne, 14 March 1974, lot 274 Private Collection, Sydney PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Russell Drysdale 1912-1981 BOY ON A LOG (1953) oil on canvas

Lot 9: Russell Drysdale 1912-1981 BOY ON A LOG (1953) oil on canvas

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Description: Russell Drysdale 1912-1981 BOY ON A LOG (1953) oil on canvas signed 'Russell Drysdale' lower right frame: original, maker unknown, Sydney 50.6 X 76.5CM PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Russell Drysdale, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 18 November - 4 December 1953, no. 8, 130 gns Russell Drysdale: Retrospective 1937-1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 5 October - 6 November 1960, no. 81 Loreto Arts Festival, Loreto Convent, Sydney, 6-8 May 1966, no. 9 LITERATURE Lou Klepac, The Life and Work of Russell Drysdale (rev. ed.), Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2009, pp. 260 (illustrated, plate 121), 380 PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Penleigh Boyd 1890-1923 MANLY 1922 oil on canvas

Lot 10: Penleigh Boyd 1890-1923 MANLY 1922 oil on canvas

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Description: Penleigh Boyd 1890-1923 MANLY 1922 oil on canvas signed and dated 'Penleigh Boyd / 22' lower left; signed and dated 'Penleigh Boyd / 22' lower right 45 X 55.3 PROVENANCE Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Private Collection Jospeh Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF ELAINE HAXTON, SYDNEY

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Alexander Schramm 1813-1864 NATIVE ENCAMPMENT IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA (CIRCA 1859) oil on canvas

Lot 11: Alexander Schramm 1813-1864 NATIVE ENCAMPMENT IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA (CIRCA 1859) oil on canvas

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Description: Alexander Schramm 1813-1864 NATIVE ENCAMPMENT IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA (CIRCA 1859) oil on canvas 49.5 X 67.7CM PROVENANCE Possibly Mr Cyril Prockter, South Australia Fine Pictures: Australian and European, Theodore Bruce, Adelaide, 12 December 1978, lot 200, 'Aboriginal Encampment', illustrated Private Collection, Adelaide PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ADELAIDE

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Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917 WHISPERINGS IN WATTLE BOUGHS 1886 oil on canvas

Lot 12: Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917 WHISPERINGS IN WATTLE BOUGHS 1886 oil on canvas

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Description: Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917 WHISPERINGS IN WATTLE BOUGHS 1886 oil on canvas signed 'F. McCubbin / 1866' lower right 25.5 X 46.7CM PROVENANCE Professor Henry Laurie and Mrs Frances Laurie, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Buonarotti Club, Melbourne Coffee Palace, Melbourne, 14 August 1886 First Annual Exhibition of the Australian Artists' Association, Buxton's Art Gallery, Melbourne, 7-25 September 1886, no. 25, 'Whisperings in Wattle Boughs' The Artists' Camps: Plein-Air Painting in Melbourne 1885-1898, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, 7 June - 11 July 1984, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 2 August - 4 September 1984, no. 42, 'While the Billy Boils', illustrated Great Australian Paintings from Melbourne Private Collections, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 31 May - 15 June 1997, 'While the Billy Boils', illustrated Australian Impressionism, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 3 March - 8 July 2007, no. 3.9, 'While the Bill Boils', illustrated LITERATURE 'Exhibition of the Australian Artists' Association', The Argus, Melbourne, 7 September 1886, p. 7 'The Australian Artists' Winter Exhibition', The Daily Telegraph, Melbourne, 7 September 1886, p. 5 'Our Melbourne Ladies' Letter,' The Mercury, Hobart, 13 September 1886, p. 4 Leigh Astbury, The Heidelberg School and Rural Mythology, M.A. thesis, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1982, pp. 192, 208, 'While the Billy Boils' Helen Topliss, The Artists' Camps: Plein-Air Painting in Melbourne 1885-1898, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, 1984, pp. 20, 54 (illustrated), 76, 'While the Billy Boils' Leigh Astbury, City Bushmen: The Heidelberg School and the Rural Mythology, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1985, p. 80, 'While the Billy Boils' Leigh Astbury, 'Poetic Impulses in Australian Landscape Painting: The Heidelberg School Reconsidered', Meridian, Melbourne, Vol. 4, No. 2, October 1985, p. 126, 'Whisperings in Wattle Boughs' Ann Galbally, Frederick McCubbin (2nd ed.), Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1985, p. 60 (illustrated), 'While the Billy Boils' Bridget Whitelaw, The Art of Frederick McCubbin, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1991, pp. 46, 47 (illustrated), 60, 'While the Billy Boils' Helen Topliss, The Artists' Camps: Plein-Air Painting in Australia, Hedley Australia, 1992, pp. 54, 65, 68, 71 (illustrated), 191, 'While the Billy Boils' Leigh Astbury, '"Dressing Up": Masquerade in the Heidelberg School', Australian Cultural History, Geelong, Vol. 13, 1994, p. 134, 'While the Billy Boils' Terence Lane (ed.), Australian Impressionism, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2007, pp. 51, 52, 67 (illustrated), 317, 350, 'While the Billy Boils' PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR HENRY LAURIE AND MRS FRANCES LAURIE, MELBOURNE

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

Lot 13: Attributed to Thomas Bock 1790/1793-1855 WILLIAM AND MARGARET ROBERTSON AND THEIR FAMILY (1847) oil on cardboard (three panels)

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Description: Attributed to Thomas Bock 1790/1793-1855 WILLIAM AND MARGARET 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 PROPERTY OF CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES AUSTRALIA, CANBERRA SOLD TO BENEFIT RECURRING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RESEARCH TO ASSIST POOR AND MARGINALISED

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Conrad Martens 1801-1878 SYDNEY FROM THE SOUTH HEAD ROAD, NEAR THE LIGHTHOUSE (1849) watercolour

Lot 14: Conrad Martens 1801-1878 SYDNEY FROM THE SOUTH HEAD ROAD, NEAR THE LIGHTHOUSE (1849) watercolour

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Description: Conrad Martens 1801-1878 SYDNEY FROM THE SOUTH HEAD ROAD, NEAR THE LIGHTHOUSE (1849) watercolour signed 'C. Martens' lower left; inscribed 'Sydney / from the South head Road, near the Lighthouse' verso 30 X 46CM PROVENANCE Purchased by Lieutenant Joseph Dayman, Sydney, on 10 April 1849, for 5 gns Fine Pictures: Australian and European, Theodore Bruce, Adelaide, 12 December 1978, lot 204, illustrated Private Collection, Adelaide We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Elizabeth Ellis in cataloguing this work. PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ADELAIDE

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Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 (WINTER LANDSCAPE) 1899 oil on canvas

Lot 15: Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 (WINTER LANDSCAPE) 1899 oil on canvas

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Description: Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 (WINTER LANDSCAPE) 1899 oil on canvas signed, dated and inscribed 'Arthur STrEETon / XMAS 99 -' lower left frame: original, W. &. G. Dean, Melbourne 60.7 X 50.6CM PROVENANCE Herr Carl Ludwig Pinschof, Melbourne Estate of Emma Resch, Melbourne Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 19 November 1971, lot 187, 'Snow Scene', illustrated Private Collection Australian Paintings & Books, Christie's, Sydney, 23 September 1985, lot 558, 'English Winter Landscape', illustrated Private Collection, Sydney PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Clarice Beckett 1887-1935 RUNNING WITH THE WIND (1928) oil on compressed card

Lot 16: Clarice Beckett 1887-1935 RUNNING WITH THE WIND (1928) oil on compressed card

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Description: Clarice Beckett 1887-1935 RUNNING WITH THE WIND (1928) oil on compressed card 30.5 X 50.5CM PROVENANCE Mrs Hilda Mangan, Melbourne Rosalind Humphries Gallery, Melbourne Bortignon's Kalamunda Gallery of Man, Western Australia Mr Allen D. Christensen, California Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED On long-term loan to the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Australian Art: Colonial to Contemporary, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 19 May - 10 June 1995, no. 52, illustrated PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF ELAINE HAXTON, SYDNEY

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Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 DEVIDEUSESWINDING A SKEIN (1915) oil on canvas

Lot 17: Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 DEVIDEUSESWINDING A SKEIN (1915) oil on canvas

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Description: Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 DEVIDEUSES WINDING A SKEIN (1915) oil on canvas signed 'Rupert CW Bunny' lower left; inscribed 'winding the skein' verso frame: original, maker unknown 73.1 X 60.1CM PROVENANCE Madame Chadourne-Petit, France Private Collection, France EXHIBITED Rupert C.W. Bunny, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 16-31 March 1917, no. 9, 'Dévideuses' Exhibition of Paintings by Rupert C.W. Bunny, The Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne, 15-27 November 1922, no. 27, 'Winding a Skein' An Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Rupert C.W. Bunny, Anthony Hordern & Sons, Sydney, 2-31 May 1923, no. 27, 'Winding a Skein', 60 gns PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

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Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 EVERETTS OLD MILL, CORFE 1909 oil on canvas

Lot 18: Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 EVERETTS OLD MILL, CORFE 1909 oil on canvas

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Description: Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 EVERETTS OLD MILL, CORFE 1909 oil on canvas signed and dated 'ARTHUR STREETON 1909' lower left signed 'A STREETON' lower right 101.5 X 126.5CM PROVENANCE Mr Charles Ruwolt, New South Wales The Charles Ruwolt Collection of Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 17 November 1966, lot 14, 'The Old Mill, Corfe' Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Summer Exhibition, New English Art Club, London, June 1910, no. 284, 'Everetts Old Mill, Corfe' Arthur Streeton: Exhibition of Landscape with Variations, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 28 July - 8 August 1936, no. 1, 'Old Corn Mill, Corfe', 500 gns PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 BROLGA 1963 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 19: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 BROLGA 1963 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 BROLGA 1963 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed and dated 'Tucker 63' lower right 60.7 X 76.3CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Melbourne Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 19 April 1994, lot 29, illustrated Private Collection, Brisbane LITERATURE Gavin Fry, Albert Tucker, The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2005, p. 154 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, BRISBANE

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 DRY CREEK BED, ALICE SPRINGS (1953-1954) oil, tempera and resin on composition board

Lot 20: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 DRY CREEK BED, ALICE SPRINGS (1953-1954) oil, tempera and resin on composition board

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 DRY CREEK BED, ALICE SPRINGS (1953-1954) oil, tempera and resin on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower left 91.5 X 122CM PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne Mr A. Bruce Wenzel, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Catalogue of Works in the Galleries, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, November 1956, no. 70, 'Dry Creek Bed, Alice Springs', 175 gns Catalogue of Works, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, December 1956, no. 70, 'Dry Creek Bed, Alice Springs', 175 gns Arthur Boyd Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 December 1993 - 6 March 1994, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 20 March - 23 May 1994, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 9 June - 21 August 1994, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 22 September - 20 November 1994, no. 70, 'Dry Creek Bed near Alice Springs with Aboriginal Children', illustrated The Sound of the Sky, Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 7 April - 16 July 2006, 'Dry Creek Bed near Alice Springs with Aboriginal Children', illustrated LITERATURE Franz Philipp, Arthur Boyd, Thames and Hudson, London, 1967, cat. 5:65, 'Dry Creek Bed near Alice Springs, with Aboriginal Children', pp. 72, 143, 249 Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1993, p. 87 (illustrated), 'Dry Creek Bed near Alice Springs with Aboriginal Children' Deana Murray, The Sound of the Sky, Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory in association with Charles Darwin University Press, Darwin, 2006, p. 100 (illustrated), 'Dry Creek Bed near Alice Springs with Aboriginal Children' PROPERTY FROM THE WENZEL COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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William Robinson born 1936 BIRKDALE FARM 1980 oil on canvas

Lot 21: William Robinson born 1936 BIRKDALE FARM 1980 oil on canvas

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Description: William Robinson born 1936 BIRKDALE FARM 1980 oil on canvas signed and dated 'William Robinson 80' lower right 91 X 122CM PROVENANCE Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane Private Collection Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane Private Collection, New South Wales PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW SOUTH WALES

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Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 ARABESQUE, LE LAVANDOU (1923) oil on canvas

Lot 22: Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 ARABESQUE, LE LAVANDOU (1923) oil on canvas

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Description: Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 ARABESQUE, LE LAVANDOU (1923) oil on canvas signed 'RCWB' lower right 51.5 X 62.4CM PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Rupert C.W. Bunny, Anthony Hordern & Sons Limited, Sydney, 8-22 September 1925, no. 20, 55 gns Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Rupert C.W. Bunny, The New Gallery, Melbourne, 1-13 November 1926, no. 17, 50 gns Rupert Bunny, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 12-24 November 1947, no. 7, 60 gns LITERATURE David Thomas, Rupert Bunny, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1970, cat. O226 David Thomas, 'Rupert Bunny', Art and Australia, Sydney, March 1972, p. 332 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Jeffrey Smart born 1921 STUDY FOR HEAD OFFICE 2002 oil on canvas

Lot 23: Jeffrey Smart born 1921 STUDY FOR HEAD OFFICE 2002 oil on canvas

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Description: Jeffrey Smart born 1921 STUDY FOR HEAD OFFICE 2002 oil on canvas signed 'JEFFREY SMART' lower left 38 X 54CM PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney (stock AG101174) Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart: Paintings and Studies 2002-2003, Australian Galleries, Sydney, 23 September - 18 October 2003, no. 28 LITERATURE Sasha Grishin, Jeffrey Smart: Paintings and Studies 2002-2003, Australian Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney, 2003, pp. 13, 38 (illustrated), 51 PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Fred Williams 1927-1982 UPWEY (1965) oil on canvas

Lot 24: Fred Williams 1927-1982 UPWEY (1965) oil on canvas

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Description: Fred Williams 1927-1982 UPWEY (1965) oil on canvas signed 'Fred Williams' lower left 86.1 X 71CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Melbourne Nevill Keating Pictures, London Private Collection, London EXHIBITED Heroic Landscape: Williams/Streeton, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 19 October - 22 November 1970, no. 38 Visions of Australia 1950-2000, Nevill Keating Pictures, London, 6-28 July 2000, no. 3, illustrated LITERATURE Patrick McCaughey, Fred Williams 1927-1982, Bay Books, Sydney, 1987, p. 211 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON

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Conrad Martens 1801-1878 VIEW OF LYNMOUTH, DEVONSHIRE 1861 watercolour

Lot 25: Conrad Martens 1801-1878 VIEW OF LYNMOUTH, DEVONSHIRE 1861 watercolour

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Description: Conrad Martens 1801-1878 VIEW OF LYNMOUTH, DEVONSHIRE 1861 watercolour signed and dated 'Martens / 1861' lower right 44.3 X 64.3CM PROVENANCE Purchased by Sir William Westbrooke Burton, Sydney, on 11 February 1861, for £21 Topographical Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Prints, Sotheby's, London, 26 January 1984, lot 112, 'A Fishing Boat approaching a Jetty in an Inlet', illustrated Blue Boy Art Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Elizabeth Ellis in cataloguing this work. PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Thomas Wright 1830-1881 ELLEN'S HEAD, PHILLIP ISLAND 1874 oil on canvas

Lot 26: Thomas Wright 1830-1881 ELLEN'S HEAD, PHILLIP ISLAND 1874 oil on canvas

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Description: Thomas Wright 1830-1881 ELLEN'S HEAD, PHILLIP ISLAND 1874 oil on canvas signed and dated 'Thos Wright 1874' lower left frame: original, Isaac Whitehead, Melbourne 61 X 91.3CM PROVENANCE Private Collection Australian & International Art, Davidson Auctions, Sydney, 15 August 2009, lot 50, 'Fishing Boats on a Rugged Australasian Coast' Private Collection, Melbourne, 30gns EXHIBITED The Fourth Exhibition of the Victorian Academy of Arts, Melbourne, 30 July - 10 October 1874, no. 17, LITERATURE 'The Victorian Academy of Arts: Third Notice', The Argus, Melbourne, 15 August 1874, p. 5 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLELCTION, MELBOURNE

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Donald Friend 1915-1989 ABSTRACTION (1943) oil on plywood

Lot 27: Donald Friend 1915-1989 ABSTRACTION (1943) oil on plywood

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Description: Donald Friend 1915-1989 ABSTRACTION (1943) oil on plywood signed 'DONALD' upper left 25.9 X 19CM PROVENANCE Elaine Haxton, Sydney Fine Australian Paintings and Books, Sotheby's, Sydney, 17 November 1988, lot 438, 'Guitarist', illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Paintings and Drawings by Donald Friend, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 31 May - 12 June 1944, no. 6 LITERATURE Anne Gray (ed.), The Diaries of Donald Friend (Vol. I, 1929-1943), National Library of Australia, Canberra, 2001, p. 328 PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF ELAINE HAXTON, SYDNEY

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 EXPLORERS (1967) synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 28: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 EXPLORERS (1967) synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 EXPLORERS (1967) synthetic polymer paint on composition board 137 X 183CM PROVENANCE Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne Private Collection, Sydney PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN RIVERBEND WITH BLUE HERON (1979) oil on composition board

Lot 29: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN RIVERBEND WITH BLUE HERON (1979) oil on composition board

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 SHOALHAVEN RIVERBEND WITH BLUE HERON (1979) oil on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 61 X 45.5CM PROVENANCE Ivanyi Galleries, Melbourne Gould Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED The Angry Penguins: An Exhibition of Highly Important Works by Boyd, Nolan, Perceval, Tucker, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 14 March - 20 April 1997, no. 15, illustrated PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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William Delafield Cook born 1936 AN INTERIOR 1979 synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Lot 30: William Delafield Cook born 1936 AN INTERIOR 1979 synthetic polymer paint on canvas

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Description: William Delafield Cook born 1936 AN INTERIOR 1979 synthetic polymer paint on canvas signed, dated and inscribed 'W. Delafield Cook / london 1979 / An Interior' verso 126.5 X 213CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Melbourne Luke, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED William Delafield Cook: Mid-Career Survey, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 4 July - 19 July 1987, no 16, illustrated William Delafield Cook: Selected Works: 1958-1987, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 1987, 4 November - 6 December 1987, no. 27, illustrated LITERATURE David Thomas, 'The Real Delafield Cook,' Look, Art Gallery Society of New South Wales, Sydney, June 1987, p. 13 (illustrated) Deborah Hart, William Delafield Cook, Craftsmen House, Sydney, 1998, p. 147 (illustrated) Richard Perram (ed.), William Delafield Cook: Selected Works 1958-1987, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, pp. 13 (illustrated), 14, 18 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Charles Blackman born 1928 SUNRISE oil on canvas on composition board

Lot 31: Charles Blackman born 1928 SUNRISE oil on canvas on composition board

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 SUNRISE oil on canvas on composition board signed 'BLACKMAN' lower right 50 X 73.5CM PROVENANCE Corporate Collection, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 LOVERS BY A CREEK (1960) oil and tempera on composition board

Lot 32: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 LOVERS BY A CREEK (1960) oil and tempera on composition board

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 LOVERS BY A CREEK (1960) oil and tempera on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 122 X 91.5CM PROVENANCE Zwemmer Gallery, London Mr F.J. Lyons, London Private Collection, Melbourne Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne Australian and European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, Christie's, Melbourne, 26 August 1997, lot 66, illustrated Private Collection, Perth EXHIBITED Paintings: Arthur Boyd, Zwemmer Gallery, London, 19 July - 20 August 1960, no. 12 Arthur Boyd Retrospective Exhibition, Whitechapel Gallery, London, June - July 1962, no. 92 Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 1-14 September 1982, no. 85, 'Bride and Groom by Creek', illustrated LITERATURE Franz Philipp, Arthur Boyd, Thames and Hudson, London, 1967, cat. 10:5, pp. 94, 96, 98, 260 Ursula Hoff, The Art of Arthur Boyd, Andre Deutsch, London, 1986, pp. 52-53, 136, 243, plate 74 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PERTH

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Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 MELBOURNE, FROM SASSAFRASS (1921) oil on canvas

Lot 33: Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 MELBOURNE, FROM SASSAFRASS (1921) oil on canvas

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Description: Arthur Streeton 1867-1943 MELBOURNE, FROM SASSAFRASS (1921) oil on canvas signed 'A. STREETON' lower right 62.5 X 101CM PROVENANCE Mr Norman Bayles, Melbourne Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 2 November 1983, lot 40, 'Rain Burst over the Dandenongs', illustrated Company Collection, Perth EXHIBITED Arthur Streeton, Victorian Artists' Society Galleries, Melbourne, 5-6 July 1921, 'Melbourne from Sassafras' Recent Australian Landscape by Arthur Streeton, Education Department's Gallery, Sydney, 21-28 November 1921, no. 2, 'Melbourne, from Sassafras', (250 gns) LITERATURE The Age, Melbourne, 6 July 1921, p. 11 The Argus, Melbourne, 6 July 1921, p. 13 The Herald, Melbourne, 6 July 1921, p. 9 The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 22 November 1921, p. 11 Arthur Streeton, The Arthur Streeton Catalogue, Arthur Streeton, Melbourne, 1935, no. 731, 'Melbourne, from Sassafras' PROPERTY FROM A COMPANY COLLECTION, PERTH

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Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 AU BALCONON THE BALCONY (1910) oil on canvas

Lot 34: Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 AU BALCONON THE BALCONY (1910) oil on canvas

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Description: Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 AU BALCON ON THE BALCONY (1910) oil on canvas signed 'Rupert C.W. Bunny' lower right 81.5 X 65.5CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Chile Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Société Nationale des Beaux Arts (New Salon), Paris, 14 April - 30 June 1912, no. 229, 'Au Balcon', illustrated PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 FOUR TIMES OF DAY: EARLY MORNING, BEFORE SUNRISE, PULPIT ROCK  (1983) oil on canvas

Lot 35: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 FOUR TIMES OF DAY: EARLY MORNING, BEFORE SUNRISE, PULPIT ROCK (1983) oil on canvas

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Description: Arthur Boyd 1920-1999 FOUR TIMES OF DAY: EARLY MORNING, BEFORE SUNRISE, PULPIT ROCK (1983) oil on canvas signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 123 X 153.5CM PROVENANCE Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Arthur Boyd: Recent Work, Fischer Fine Art, London, October - November 1983, no. 9, 'Study for Four Times of Day' Representation Abroad, Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, 5 June - 2 September 1985, no. 15, 'Study for the Four Times of Day', illustrated LITERATURE Ted Snell, 'Arthur Boyd - Now!', Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 1984, p. 34, 'The Four Times of Day' Ursula Hoff, The Art of Arthur Boyd, Andre Deutsch, London, 1986, pp. 78, 79, 246, (illustrated), 'Early Morning, Before Sunrise, Pulpit Rock' Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd at Bundanon, Academy Editions, London, 1994, pp. 42, 43, 60 (illustrated), 127 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Charles Blackman born 1928 THERE WAS 1953 enamel paint on composition board

Lot 36: Charles Blackman born 1928 THERE WAS 1953 enamel paint on composition board

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 THERE WAS 1953 enamel paint on composition board signed and dated 'BLACKMAN 53' lower right 76.5 X 102CM PROVENANCE Mr A. Bruce Wenzel, Melbourne By descent Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Paintings and Drawings: Charles Blackman, Mirka's Studio, Melbourne, 1 September 1953 Collector's Collections, Melbourne Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne, 9-17 August 1969, no. 134, 'Girl in Pink Hat' Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 18 May - 22 August 1993, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 September - 21 November 1993, City Hall Art Gallery, Brisbane, 7 December 1993 - 27 January 1994, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 5 March - 17 April 1994, no. 53, illustrated LITERATURE Felicity St John Moore, Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1993, p. 43 (illustrated) Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1993, p. 9 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM THE WENZEL COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 HUNTER 1967 sythetic polymer paint on cardboard

Lot 37: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 HUNTER 1967 sythetic polymer paint on cardboard

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 HUNTER 1967 sythetic polymer paint on cardboard signed and dated 'Tucker 6' lower right signed, dated and inscribed 'Hunter / 1967 / ALBERT TUCKER' verso 25.3 x 35.4CM PROVENANCE Poindexter Gallery, New York Private Collection, New York EXHIBITED Albert Tucker, Poindexter Gallery, New York, 15 March - 3 April 1969 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK

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Linde Ivimey born 1965 JOACHIM 2007 steel armature, cast acrylic resin, dyed canvas, cotton, silk, seed pods, feathers, chicken bone...

Lot 38: Linde Ivimey born 1965 JOACHIM 2007 steel armature, cast acrylic resin, dyed canvas, cotton, silk, seed pods, feathers, chicken bone...

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Description: Linde Ivimey born 1965 JOACHIM 2007 steel armature, cast acrylic resin, dyed canvas, cotton, silk, seed pods, feathers, chicken bones, emu egg, black pearls 92 X 52 X 45CM PROVENANCE Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney Private Collection, Queensland EXHIBITED Linde Ivimey, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney, 12 September - 7 October 2007, no. 18 This work has been requested for inclusion in the forthcoming survey exhibition of Linde Ivimey at The University of Queensland Art Museum, November 2012 - January 2013. Linde Ivimey is represented by Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, Gould Galleries, Melbourne and Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane. PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, QUEENSLAND

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Peter Booth born 1940 PAINTING 1998 (FIGURE GROUP) 1998 oil on canvas

Lot 39: Peter Booth born 1940 PAINTING 1998 (FIGURE GROUP) 1998 oil on canvas

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Description: Peter Booth born 1940 PAINTING 1998 (FIGURE GROUP) 1998 oil on canvas signed and dated 'BOOTH 1998' verso 167.8 X 244CM PROVENANCE Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney Gould Galleries, Melbourne (stock 12,956) Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Peter Booth: Recent Work, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, 15 June - 10 July 1999, no. 3, illustrated (cover) Gould Modern: Traditional: Contemporary, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 22 February - 30 March 2003, no. 44, illustrated PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Rosalie Gascoigne 1917-1999 PLAIN VIEW 2 1994 timber and masonite

Lot 40: Rosalie Gascoigne 1917-1999 PLAIN VIEW 2 1994 timber and masonite

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Description: Rosalie Gascoigne 1917-1999 PLAIN VIEW 2 1994 timber and masonite signed, dated and inscribed 'Rosalie Gasciogne / PLAIN VIEW 2 / 1994' verso 101.5 X 83.5CM PROVENANCE Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Rosalie Gascoigne, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, 6-30 April 1994, no. 10 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Russell Drysdale 1912-1981 COUNTRY WOMAN oil on canvas

Lot 41: Russell Drysdale 1912-1981 COUNTRY WOMAN oil on canvas

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Description: Russell Drysdale 1912-1981 COUNTRY WOMAN oil on canvas signed 'Russell Drysdale' lower right 61 X 51CM PROVENANCE Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Autumn Exhibition 1979, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 5-20 April 1979, no. 93, illustrated PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Tim Storrier born 1949 WATERLINE (REFLECTION) (1999) oil on canvas

Lot 42: Tim Storrier born 1949 WATERLINE (REFLECTION) (1999) oil on canvas

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Description: Tim Storrier born 1949 WATERLINE (REFLECTION) (1999) oil on canvas signed 'Storrier' lower right; inscribed 'Waterline / (reflection)' verso 107 X 244CM PROVENANCE Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Sydney, 28 August 2006, lot 61, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Albert Tucker 1914-1999 GIRL HIDING 1971 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 43: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 GIRL HIDING 1971 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Albert Tucker 1914-1999 GIRL HIDING 1971 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed and dated 'Tucker 71' lower left; dated and inscribed 'GIRL HIDING 1971' verso 71 X 91.5CM PROVENANCE Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Albert Tucker, Skinner Galleries, Perth, January 1972, no. 18 PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 CENTRAL AUSTRALIA 1982 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 44: Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 CENTRAL AUSTRALIA 1982 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: Sidney Nolan 1917-1992 CENTRAL AUSTRALIA 1982 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed 'Nolan' lower right; signed, dated and inscribed 'Nolan / 82 / Central / Australia' verso 91.5 X 122CM PROVENANCE Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, New South Wales EXHIBITED Sidney Nolan, Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, 8 October - 2 November 1983, no. 64 LITERATURE Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter 1984, p. 449 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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William Robinson born 1936 LIFTING FOG 1997 oil on canvas

Lot 45: William Robinson born 1936 LIFTING FOG 1997 oil on canvas

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Description: William Robinson born 1936 LIFTING FOG 1997 oil on canvas signed and dated 'William Robinson 97' lower right 76.5 X 102CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Brisbane PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Fred Williams 1927-1982 SUMMER SNOW AT PERISHER (1976) oil on canvas

Lot 46: Fred Williams 1927-1982 SUMMER SNOW AT PERISHER (1976) oil on canvas

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Description: Fred Williams 1927-1982 SUMMER SNOW AT PERISHER (1976) oil on canvas signed 'Fred Williams.' lower right 134.8 X 152.7CM PROVENANCE The Estate of Fred Williams, Melbourne Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney Ms Dawn O'Donnell, Sydney The Dawn O'Donnell Bequest: NIDA Foundation, Sydney Australian & International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 16 December 2009, lot 33, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Fred Williams: A Retrospective, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 7 November 1987 - 31 January 1988, no. 170, illustrated Fred Williams: Paintings, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, 26 April - 4 June 1994, no. 6 LITERATURE James Mollison, A Singular Vision: The Art of Fred Williams, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1989, p. 197 (illustrated) Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 31, No. 3, Autumn 1994, p. 305 (illustrated) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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Charles Blackman born 1928 SCHOOLGIRLS HOLDING HANDS (1953) enamel paint and tempera on composition board

Lot 47: Charles Blackman born 1928 SCHOOLGIRLS HOLDING HANDS (1953) enamel paint and tempera on composition board

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Description: Charles Blackman born 1928 SCHOOLGIRLS HOLDING HANDS (1953) enamel paint and tempera on composition board signed 'BLACKMAN' lower centre 63.3 X 75.9CM PROVENANCE Private Collection Australian and European Paintings, Christie's, Melbourne, 23 November 1998, lot 18, 'Holding Hands', illustrated Savill Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, London Savill Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls, Gardens & Dreams, Savill Galleries, Sydney, 11 October - 4 November 2006, no. 6, 'Holding Hands', illustrated PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

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Horace Trenerry 1899-1958 SUMMER MORNING, 1929 oil on canvas on compressed card

Lot 48: Horace Trenerry 1899-1958 SUMMER MORNING, 1929 oil on canvas on compressed card

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Description: Horace Trenerry 1899-1958 SUMMER MORNING, 1929 oil on canvas on compressed card signed ' Trennery' lower right 39.4 X 47.5CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Adelaide PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ADELAIDE

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Hans Heysen 1877-1968 TRAVELLING SHEEP 1910 watercolour

Lot 49: Hans Heysen 1877-1968 TRAVELLING SHEEP 1910 watercolour

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Description: Hans Heysen 1877-1968 TRAVELLING SHEEP 1910 watercolour signed and dated 'HANS HEYSEN 1910' lower left frame: original, John Thallon, Melbourne 57.3 X 79CM PROVENANCE Sir Samuel Hordern, Sydney Mr Anthony Hordern, Sydney Mrs Edwina Baillieu, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Catalogue of Pictures by Hans Heysen, Athenaeum, Melbourne, 4 March 1915, no. 35, 40 gns Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Hans Heysen, Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne, 24 November - 8 December 1921, no. 4 PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF SIR SAMUEL HORDERN, SYDNEY

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William Dobell 1899-1970 THE GOSSIP (1970) oil on composition board

Lot 50: William Dobell 1899-1970 THE GOSSIP (1970) oil on composition board

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Description: William Dobell 1899-1970 THE GOSSIP (1970) oil on composition board signed 'Dobell' lower right 91 X 91CM PROVENANCE Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED William Dobell: Recent Paintings, Newcastle City Art Gallery, Newcastle, 3-26 April 1970, no. 21 LITERATURE James Gleeson, Sun-Herald, Sydney, April 1970 Virginia Freeman, Dobell on Dobell, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1970, pp. 86-88, 94-95, 108 (illustrated) Barry Pearce and Hendrik Kolenberg, William Dobell 1899-1970: The Painter's Progress, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1997, p. 128 PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

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