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Auction Description for Sotheby's Australia: Important Australian & International Art

Important Australian & International Art

(95 Lots)

by Sotheby's Australia

Platinum House

95 lots with images

August 26, 2014

Live Auction

InterContinental Sydney

117 Macquarie Street

Sydney, 2000 Australia

Phone: +61 (0)2 9362 1000

Fax: +61 (0)2 9362 1100

Email: enquiries@sothebysaustralia.com.au

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ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Aboriginal Children and Windmill (1960) tempera on composition board

Lot 1: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Aboriginal Children and Windmill (1960) tempera on composition board

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Description: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Aboriginal Children and Windmill (1960) tempera on composition board 21 x 17.5 cm PROVENANCE Mr Leonard Voss Smith, Melbourne A Unique Auction of Paintings from the Famous Voss Smith Collection of Melbourne and Notable Paintings from other Sources as arranged by the Terry Clune Galleries, Geoff K. Gray, Sydney, 14 November 1962, lot 161, 'Windmill' Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above LITERATURE Joe Walker, No Sunlight Singing, Hutchinson & Co., London, 1960, cover (illustrated) Accompanied by Joe Walker's No Sunlight Singing

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RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 Study for Bushfire (1944) gouache, ink and watercolour on paper

Lot 2: RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 Study for Bushfire (1944) gouache, ink and watercolour on paper

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Description: RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 Study for Bushfire (1944) gouache, ink and watercolour on paper signed 'Russell Drysdale' lower right 21.3 x 25.7 cm PROVENANCE Mr Leonard Voss Smith, Melbourne A Unique Auction of Paintings from the Famous Voss Smith Collection of Melbourne and Notable Paintings from other Sources as arranged by the Terry Clune Galleries, Geoff K. Gray, Sydney, 14 November 1962, lot 102 Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

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DANILA VASSILIEFF 1897-1958 Study in Fitzroy (1938) oil on canvas on composition board

Lot 3: DANILA VASSILIEFF 1897-1958 Study in Fitzroy (1938) oil on canvas on composition board

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Description: DANILA VASSILIEFF 1897-1958 Study in Fitzroy (1938) oil on canvas on composition board signed 'Vassilieff' lower right 54.2 x 48.3 cm PROVENANCE Helen Klausner, Melbourne Keith McDonald, Melbourne, acquired from the above Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1977 EXHIBITED Rebels and Precursors: Aspects of Australian Painting in Melbourne 1937-1947, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, August - September 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, September - October 1962, no. 156 (label verso) Autumn Exhibition 1977: Recent Exhibitions, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 7-22 March 1977, no. 66, 'Fitzroy' illustrated LITERATURE Felicity St John Moore, Vassilieff and his Art, Macmillan, Melbourne, 2012, p.200, cat. no. 115

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ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 The Expulsion (1952) glazed ceramic tile

Lot 4: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 The Expulsion (1952) glazed ceramic tile

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Description: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 The Expulsion (1952) glazed ceramic tile signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 42.5 x 39.3 cm PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne (stock 1171) (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Selected Australian Works of Art, Lauraine Diggins Gallery, Melbourne, 28 October - 7 November 1980, no. 33, illustrated

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LEONARD FRENCH born 1928 Creation of Turtles (1981) enamel on hardboard

Lot 5: LEONARD FRENCH born 1928 Creation of Turtles (1981) enamel on hardboard

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Description: LEONARD FRENCH born 1928 Creation of Turtles (1981) enamel on hardboard 54.6 x 47 cm PROVENANCE Leonard French, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1981

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ROBERT KLIPPEL 1920-2001 No. 283B Trilogy (1973) brazed steel construction, geometric sections

Lot 6: ROBERT KLIPPEL 1920-2001 No. 283B Trilogy (1973) brazed steel construction, geometric sections

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Description: ROBERT KLIPPEL 1920-2001 No. 283B Trilogy (1973) brazed steel construction, geometric sections 60.4 cm high PROVENANCE Watters Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1992 LITERATURE James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, Bay Books, Sydney, 1983, plate 274, pp. 348, 349 (illustrated), 475 Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel: Catalogue Raisonne of Sculpture, CD-ROM, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2002, cat. no. 283B, illustrated

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BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 The Pier at Lavender Bay 1979-1980 oil on board

Lot 7: BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 The Pier at Lavender Bay 1979-1980 oil on board

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Description: BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 The Pier at Lavender Bay 1979-1980 oil on board signed 'brett whiteley' lower centre; signed, dated and inscribed 'THE PIER AT LAVENDER BAY' 1979/1980 / Brett Whiteley' verso 68.5 x 53.5 cm PROVENANCE Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in March 1980

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FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 You Yangs Landscape (1978) oil on canvas

Lot 8: FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 You Yangs Landscape (1978) oil on canvas

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Description: FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 You Yangs Landscape (1978) oil on canvas signed 'Fred Williams.' lower left 107 x 101.5 cm PROVENANCE Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in April 1981

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JOHN PERCEVAL 1923-2000 Fisherman's Inlet, Tooradin 1967 oil on canvas

Lot 9: JOHN PERCEVAL 1923-2000 Fisherman's Inlet, Tooradin 1967 oil on canvas

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Description: JOHN PERCEVAL 1923-2000 Fisherman's Inlet, Tooradin 1967 oil on canvas signed and dated 'Perceval / '67' lower right 86.8 x 107 cm PROVENANCE South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1968 EXHIBITED John Perceval, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 17 April-3 May 1968, no. 5, illustrated Aspects of the Work of John Perceval 1947-68, Clune Galleries, Sydney, 12 November-7 December 1968, no. 17 Paintings by John Perceval, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 28 May-9 June 1973, no. 17 John Perceval: Painting down the Bay, Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery, 7 September-17 October 2004, no. 18 (label verso) LITERATURE Traudi Allen, John Perceval, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992, p. 167

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RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 The Barmaid, Broome 1965 oil on canvas

Lot 10: RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 The Barmaid, Broome 1965 oil on canvas

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Description: RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 The Barmaid, Broome 1965 oil on canvas signed 'Russell Drysdale' lower right; signed, dated and inscribed "THE BARMAID, BROOME" / RUSSELL DRYSDALE, / C/O THE LEICESTER GALLERIES / 4 AUDLEY SQUARE / LONDON W. 1. 1965.' verso 76.6 x 61.2 cm PROVENANCE The Leicester Galleries, London Mr and Mrs Michael Richards, London, acquired from the above in 1965 Modern Australian Paintings and Drawings, Sotheby's, Sydney, 13 October 1983, lot 12, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Russell Drysdale, The Leicester Galleries, London, 30 September-27 October 1965, no. 8, illustrated LITERATURE John Russell, 'The Most Australian Painter of Them All', The Times, London, 4 October 1965, p. 14

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ALBERT TUCKER 1914-1999 Where To? 1957 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 11: ALBERT TUCKER 1914-1999 Where To? 1957 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: ALBERT TUCKER 1914-1999 Where To? 1957 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed and dated 'Tucker 1957' lower right; 120 x 91 cm PROVENANCE Barbara Tucker, Melbourne Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1983 EXHIBITED Albert Tucker, Imperial Institute, London, 11 April-8 May 1957, no. 4 Albert Tucker, Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney, 28 October-19 November 1969, no. 64, 'Bus Driver' Albert Tucker: Paintings 1945-1960, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, 1982, no. 56, 'Bus Driver', illustrated Albert Tucker: A Retrospective, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 21 June-12 August 1990, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 March-26 May 1991, 'Bus Driver', illustrated (label verso) Gould Modern, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 8 February-10 March 2002, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 16 March-14 April 2002, no. 7, illustrated (label verso) LITERATURE Christopher Uhl, Albert Tucker, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1969, pp.72 (illustrated, plate T), 100,cat. no. 10.26, 'Bus Driver', illustrated Gavin Fry, Albert Tucker, The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2005, p. 122 (illustrated)

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FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Bush Pond (1976) oil on canvas

Lot 12: FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Bush Pond (1976) oil on canvas

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Description: FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Bush Pond (1976) oil on canvas signed 'Fred Williams.' lower right 107 x 101.5 cm PROVENANCE Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in April 1981

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ROSALIE GASCOIGNE 1917-1999 The Gallery Man (1978) wood, painted wood and collage

Lot 13: ROSALIE GASCOIGNE 1917-1999 The Gallery Man (1978) wood, painted wood and collage

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Description: ROSALIE GASCOIGNE 1917-1999 The Gallery Man (1978) wood, painted wood and collage 73.5 x 36.5 x 14.5 cm PROVENANCE Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane Ross Johnston, Brisbane, acquired from the above Contemporary Art, Christie's, Sydney, 13 August 2000, lot 51, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Rosalie Gascoigne: Recent Works, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane, 16 June-5 July 1979, no. 1, $600 Ten by Ten 1975-1985, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne, 20 November-12 December 1987, illustrated LITERATURE Vici MacDonald, Rosalie Gascoigne, Regaro, Sydney, 1998, pp. 106, 107 Martin Gascoigne, 'Rosalie's Artists', in Kelly Gellatly, Rosalie Gascoigne, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2007, p. 37

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LUCIAN FREUD 1922-2011 ESTHER (1991) etching on paper

Lot 14: LUCIAN FREUD 1922-2011 ESTHER (1991) etching on paper

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Description: LUCIAN FREUD 1922-2011 ESTHER (1991) etching on paper inscribed '10/25' lower left; signed 'L.F' lower right edition 10 of 25 (total edition includes 10 artist's proofs) 21.2 x 10.5 cm PROVENANCE Mira Goddard Gallery, Toronto (label verso) Brooke Alexander Editions, New York (stock LF-PR-25) (label verso) Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1994 LITERATURE Craig Hartley, The Etchings of Lucian Freud: A Catalogue Raisonné 1946 - 1995, Giugno, Bergamo, 1995, pp. 23, 118, 119 (illustrated, another impression), no. 43 Craig Hartley, Lucien Freud: Recent Etchings 1995-1999, Marlborough Graphics, London, 1999, n.p (illustrated, another impression), no.43 Starr Figura, Lucian Freud: The Painter's Etchings, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2007 pp. 28, 87 (illustrated, another impression), 136, no. 55 Sebastian Smee, Lucian Freud: On Paper, Jonathan Cape, London, 2008, (n.p.), no. 155 (illustrated, another impression) Daniel Blau (ed.), Lucian Freud: Portraits, Hirmer Verlag, Munich, 2011, pp. 16, 17 (illustrated, another impression)

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JACOB EPSTEIN 1880-1959 Seventh Portrait of Peggy Jean (pouting, bust with hands) (1920-1921) bronze with gold patination

Lot 15: JACOB EPSTEIN 1880-1959 Seventh Portrait of Peggy Jean (pouting, bust with hands) (1920-1921) bronze with gold patination

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Description: JACOB EPSTEIN 1880-1959 Seventh Portrait of Peggy Jean (pouting, bust with hands) (1920-1921) bronze with gold patination edition of 3 37 cm high PROVENANCE Clune Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1965 LITERATURE Jacob Epstein and Arnold Haskell, The Sculptor Speaks: A Series of Conversations on Art, William Heinemann, London, 1931, p. 179 Robert Black, The Art of Jacob Epstein, The World Publishing Co., New York and Cleveland, 1942, p. 233, no. 89 Richard Buckle, Jacob Epstein, Sculptor, Faber & Faber, London, 1963, pp. 103 (illustrated, another cast, plates 162, 163), 425 Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein: With a Complete Catalogue, Phaidon, Oxford, 1986, p.148 (illustrated), no.117

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KEIZO USHIO born 1951 Oushio Zokei Tensei Transfiguration (2005) Portuguese white granite

Lot 16: KEIZO USHIO born 1951 Oushio Zokei Tensei Transfiguration (2005) Portuguese white granite

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Description: KEIZO USHIO born 1951 Oushio Zokei Tensei Transfiguration (2005) Portuguese white granite 54 x 50 x 37 cm PROVENANCE Michael Reid, Sydney Important Australian + International Art Auction, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 28 August 2012, lot 39, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne, aquired from the above EXHIBITED Keizo Ushio, Michael Reid, Sydney, 5-19 September, 2005, no.12

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COLIN LANCELEY born 1938 Bluebeard's Castle 1993 mixed media assemblage on canvas

Lot 17: COLIN LANCELEY born 1938 Bluebeard's Castle 1993 mixed media assemblage on canvas

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Description: COLIN LANCELEY born 1938 Bluebeard's Castle 1993 mixed media assemblage on canvas signed 'L' lower right; signed, dated and inscribed 'Lanceley / BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE 1993' verso 102.3 x 115.7 cm PROVENANCE Colin Lanceley, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1993

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TIM STORRIER born 1949 Saddle 1 1982 mixed media on paper

Lot 18: TIM STORRIER born 1949 Saddle 1 1982 mixed media on paper

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Description: TIM STORRIER born 1949 Saddle 1 1982 mixed media on paper signed and dated 'Storrier / 1982' lower right 101 x 100 cm PROVENANCE Fischer Fine Art Ltd, London (C10.302) (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in May 1984 EXHIBITED Tim Storrier: First London Exhibition, Fischer Fine Art Ltd, London, 23 February-25 March 1983, no.12

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JOHN PASSMORE 1904-1984 Up in the Orchard II (1946) oil on canvas on board

Lot 19: JOHN PASSMORE 1904-1984 Up in the Orchard II (1946) oil on canvas on board

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Description: JOHN PASSMORE 1904-1984 Up in the Orchard II (1946) oil on canvas on board 39.6 x 49.7 cm PROVENANCE John Passmore, London Reg and Marjorie Jenkins, London, gift from the above in 1946 Fine Australian and European Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 25 August, 1998, lot 109, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

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JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Monastery at Portofino 1920 watercolour over pencil on paper

Lot 20: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Monastery at Portofino 1920 watercolour over pencil on paper

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Description: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Monastery at Portofino 1920 watercolour over pencil on paper signed and dated 'JOHN RUSSELL / 20' lower left 25.8 x 35.8 cm PROVENANCE Private Collection Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1996 EXHIBITED Australian Art: Colonial to Contemporary 1780s-1990s, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 9-31 August 1996, no. 42, illustrated

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JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Belle Isle 1910 watercolour over pencil on paper

Lot 21: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Belle Isle 1910 watercolour over pencil on paper

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Description: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Belle Isle 1910 watercolour over pencil on paper signed and dated 'J.R. / B I / 10' lower left 24.7 x 35.2 cm PROVENANCE John Russell, Sydney By descent Private Collection Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Autumn Exhibition 1978: Recent Acquisitions, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 7-20 April 1978, no. 59, illustrated

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JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Harbour Scene, Portofino 1921 watercolour over pencil on paper

Lot 22: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Harbour Scene, Portofino 1921 watercolour over pencil on paper

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Description: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Harbour Scene, Portofino 1921 watercolour over pencil on paper signed and dated 'JPR / 21'upper left 20.7 x 31 cm PROVENANCE Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1977

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JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Flame Trees, Australia 1921 watercolour over pencil on paper

Lot 23: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Flame Trees, Australia 1921 watercolour over pencil on paper

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Description: JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930 Flame Trees, Australia 1921 watercolour over pencil on paper signed and dated 'RUSSELL 21' lower right 24.7 x 29.9 cm PROVENANCE John Russell, Sydney By descent John Alain Stobart Russell, Scotland Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above EXHIBITED John Peter Russell 1858-1930: Exhibition of Watercolors, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 19 May-9 June 1969, no. 32 John Peter Russell 1858-1930: Watercolours, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 5-18 April 1977, no. 30, illustrated LITERATURE Ann Galbally, The Art of John Peter Russell, Sun Books, Melbourne, 1977, cat. no. 426

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MARGARET PRESTON 1875-1963 Black Jug with Kangaroo Paws 1956 oil on canvas

Lot 24: MARGARET PRESTON 1875-1963 Black Jug with Kangaroo Paws 1956 oil on canvas

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Description: MARGARET PRESTON 1875-1963 Black Jug with Kangaroo Paws 1956 oil on canvas signed and dated 'M. PRESTON JAN. 56' lower right frame: original, S. A. Parker, Sydney 59 x 46 cm PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Sydney H.C. 'Nugget' Coombs, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Easter 1956, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 28 March - 16 April 1956, no. 20, 30 gns LITERATURE Roger Butler, The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonné, Australian National Gallery, Canberra and Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1987, p. 317 Denise Mimmochi, Margaret Preston: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Monotypes and Ceramics, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, illustrated

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DORRIT BLACK 1891-1951 The Pink House (1928) oil on canvas on cardboard

Lot 25: DORRIT BLACK 1891-1951 The Pink House (1928) oil on canvas on cardboard

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Description: DORRIT BLACK 1891-1951 The Pink House (1928) oil on canvas on cardboard signed 'Dorrit Black' lower left 36.8 x 47.6 cm PROVENANCE Dorrit Black, Adelaide Jacqueline Hick, Adelaide, by exchange By descent Private Collection, Adelaide EXHIBITED (Probably) Paintings by Dorrit Black, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 10-30 September 1930, no. 16, 10 gns LITERATURE Ian North, The Art of Dorrit Black, Macmillan, Melbourne & Sydney and Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1979, p.121, cat no. O.28 'French Farm House'

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DORRIT BLACK 1891-1951 A Dorset Farmyard (1944) oil on canvas board

Lot 26: DORRIT BLACK 1891-1951 A Dorset Farmyard (1944) oil on canvas board

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Description: DORRIT BLACK 1891-1951 A Dorset Farmyard (1944) oil on canvas board signed 'Dorrit Black' lower left; inscribed 'A Dorset Farmyard / Dorrit Black / 25 guineas' verso 42.2 x 58.7 cm PROVENANCE Jacqueline Hick, Adelaide By descent Private Collection, Adelaide EXHIBITED The Contemporary Group, Farmer's Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 17-28 July 1945, no. 94 Dorrit Black, Royal South Australian Society for the Arts, Adelaide, 25 October-3 November 1945, no. 27, 20 gns Adelaide Group Exhibition, Myer Art Gallery, Melbourne, 21-31 May 1946, no. 8, 25 gns LITERATURE H.E. Fuller, 'Dorrit Black's Exhibition: Strong Individuality of Style Shown', The Advertiser, Adelaide, 26 October 1945, p. 7 Ian North, The Art of Dorrit Black, Macmillan, Melbourne & Sydney and Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1979, pp. 123, 124, cat. no. O.80 Joseph Lebovic and Anne Ryan, Dorrit Black Collection, Joseph Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1999, p. 31

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JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 San Cataldo II 1964 oil on composition board

Lot 27: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 San Cataldo II 1964 oil on composition board

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Description: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 San Cataldo II 1964 oil on composition board signed and dated 'JEFFREY SMART 64' lower right; inscribed 'SAN CATALDO II' verso 51 x 73 cm PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Sydney Private Collection, Canberra, acquired from the above in 1965 By descent Private Collection, Canberra Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, 2004 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2007 EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart, Galleria 88, Rome, 8-23 April 1965, no. 2 Exhibition of Paintings: Jeffrey Smart, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 29 September-11 October 1965, no. 5, 'San Cataldo II', 145 gns Blue Chip IX: The Collectors' Exhibition, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 6-31 March 2007, no. 37, illustrated LITERATURE Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Melbourne, 1983, p.109, cat. no. 460 Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart, The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2005, p. 73 (illustrated)

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MARGARET OLLEY 1923-2011 Sweet Williams and Apples (1990) oil on composition board

Lot 28: MARGARET OLLEY 1923-2011 Sweet Williams and Apples (1990) oil on composition board

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Description: MARGARET OLLEY 1923-2011 Sweet Williams and Apples (1990) oil on composition board signed 'Olley' lower right 68 x 92 cm PROVENANCE Private Collection, Queensland Fine Australian & International Paintings and Decorative Arts, Sotheby's Australia, Sydney, 27 August 2001, lot 31, 'Still Life of Sweet William and Apples', illustrated Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Margaret Olley, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 10-27 October 1990, no. 9

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JOHN COBURN 1925-2006 AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP Established 1995 (manufacturer)Autumn (1984) wool and cotton

Lot 29: JOHN COBURN 1925-2006 AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP Established 1995 (manufacturer)Autumn (1984) wool and cotton

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Description: JOHN COBURN 1925-2006 AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP Established 1995 (manufacturer) Autumn (1984) wool and cotton woven signature 'Coburn' lower right; woven 'V' lower right 191 x 144 cm PROVENANCE Grain Corp Pty Ltd, Melbourne Australian and International Fine Art, Christie's, Sydney, 28 August 2001, lot 62, illustrated Dr Jan Altmann, Melbourne The Estate of the Late Dr Jan Altmann, Melbourne

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SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 TAPECARIAS DE PORTALEGREEstablished 1948 (manufacturer)Ned Kelly (Death of Constable Scanlon) (1973) wool and...

Lot 30: SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 TAPECARIAS DE PORTALEGREEstablished 1948 (manufacturer)Ned Kelly (Death of Constable Scanlon) (1973) wool and...

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Description: SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 TAPECARIAS DE PORTALEGRE Established 1948 (manufacturer) Ned Kelly (Death of Constable Scanlon) (1973) wool and cotton 298 x 400 cm PROVENANCE Sir Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom The Estate of Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom The Estate of Sidney Nolan, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 16 September 2001, lot 1, illustrated Dr Jan Altmann, Melbourne, acquired from the above The Estate of the Late Dr Jan Altman, Melbourne EXHIBITED Paintings and Tapestries by Sidney Nolan, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 6-24 November 1973, (probably) no. 13 5 Tapestries by Sidney Nolan, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 4-23 March 1975 LITERATURE Daniel Thomas, 'Upending European Tradition', The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 13 March 1975, p. 7

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JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 Radial Road (1972) oil on canvas

Lot 31: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 Radial Road (1972) oil on canvas

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Description: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 Radial Road (1972) oil on canvas signed 'JEFFREY SMART' lower left 81 x 100 cm PROVENANCE South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 14-24 November 1972, no. 15 LITERATURE Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Melbourne, 1983, p.112, cat. no. 614

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ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 She-oaks, Wimmera (circa 1975) oil on composition board

Lot 32: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 She-oaks, Wimmera (circa 1975) oil on composition board

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Description: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 She-oaks, Wimmera (circa 1975) oil on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right 90 x 120.8 cm PROVENANCE Private Collection, Sydney Savill Galleries, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1991 Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above on 5 March 1992 By descent Private Collection, Sydney

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FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Forked Tree, Kew Billabong (1975) oil on canvas

Lot 33: FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Forked Tree, Kew Billabong (1975) oil on canvas

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Description: FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Forked Tree, Kew Billabong (1975) oil on canvas signed 'Fred Williams' lower left 97.2 x 106.7 cm PROVENANCE The Estate of Fred Williams, Melbourne (LW 139) (label verso) Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2007 EXHIBITED Fred Williams: Water, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, 12 December 2004-27 February 2005

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ROBERT DICKERSON born 1924 The Tourists (2007) synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Lot 34: ROBERT DICKERSON born 1924 The Tourists (2007) synthetic polymer paint on canvas

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Description: ROBERT DICKERSON born 1924 The Tourists (2007) synthetic polymer paint on canvas signed 'DICKERSON' lower right 150 x 179 cm PROVENANCE Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2007 EXHIBITED Robert Dickerson, Philip Bacaon Galleries, Brisbane, 3-28 July, 2007, no.1

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JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 The Red Warehouse (2003) oil on canvas

Lot 35: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 The Red Warehouse (2003) oil on canvas

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Description: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 The Red Warehouse (2003) oil on canvas signed 'JEFFREY SMART' lower left frame: original, Graham Reynolds, Brisbane (label verso) 64 x 165 cm PROVENANCE Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2005 EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 30 August-1 October 2005, no. 4, illustrated Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart Paintings 1940-2011, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 October-14 December 2012, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 21 December 2012-1 April 2012, no. 64, illustrated LITERATURE Christopher Allen, Jeffrey Smart: Unpublished Paintings 1940-2007, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 2008, p. 237 (illustrated) Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart (rev. ed), The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2011, p. 283 Barry Pearce, Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart Paintings 1940-2011, Wakefield Press, 2012, pp. 100 (illustrated), 133

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CHARLES BLACKMAN born 1928 Barbara and Auguste (1957) oil and enamel paint on composition board

Lot 36: CHARLES BLACKMAN born 1928 Barbara and Auguste (1957) oil and enamel paint on composition board

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Description: CHARLES BLACKMAN born 1928 Barbara and Auguste (1957) oil and enamel paint on composition board signed 'BLACKMAN' upper left; signed 'BLACKMAN' lower left 126 x 122.5 cm PROVENANCE Private Collection, Melbourne Australian, International and Contemporary Paintings, Christie's, Melbourne, 25 November 2003, lot 73, illustrated Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired in 2006 EXHIBITED A Time Remembered: Art in Brisbane from 1950 until 1975, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 18 November 1995-28 January 1996, illustrated, (label verso) Charles Blackman: Watching from the Window, Benalla Art Gallery, March-April 1997, no. 14 Charles Blackman: The Early Years 1951-1974, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 18 February-28 March 2004, no. 10, illustrated LITERATURE (Possibly) Ray Matthew, Charles Blackman, Georgian House, Melbourne, 1965, p. 14

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SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 Burke and Wills Expedition 1962 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Lot 37: SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 Burke and Wills Expedition 1962 synthetic polymer paint on composition board

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Description: SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 Burke and Wills Expedition 1962 synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed 'Nolan' lower left; signed and dated 'Nolan 1962' verso 122 x 122 cm PROVENANCE Sir Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom Private Collection, London Australian, International and Contemporary Paintings, Christie's, Melbourne, 6 May 2003, lot 52, 'Explorer', illustrated Gould Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney (stock 13207) Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Sidney Nolan: 1937 to 1979, Arts Centre, New Metropole, The Leas, Folkestone, 5 May - 3 June 1979, no. 57, '1964', illustrated Sidney Nolan, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 12 November - 7 December 2003, no. 16, 'Burke, Explorer', illustrated LITERATURE Charles S. Spencer, 'Speaking with Sidney Nolan: The Australian Heroic Dream', Studio International, London, November 1964, p. 206 (illustrated) Elywn Lynn, Sidney Nolan: Myth and Imagery, Macmillan, London, 1967, p. 86 (illustrated) Ashley Crawford, Directory of Australian Art, Craftsman House, Melbourne, 2006, p. 80 (illustrated)

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JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 Dampier II (1966-1967) oil on canvas

Lot 38: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 Dampier II (1966-1967) oil on canvas

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Description: JEFFREY SMART 1921-2013 Dampier II (1966-1967) oil on canvas inscribed 'DAMPIER II' verso 68.5 x 89cm PROVENANCE Private Collection Fine Australian Painting, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 23 August 1993, lot 81, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart, Redfern Gallery, London, 7 February - 4 March 1967, no. 12, illustrated (back cover) LITERATURE Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Melbourne, 1983, p.109, cat. no. 470 Christopher Allen, Jeffrey Smart: Unpublished Paintings 1940-2007, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 2008, p. 139 (illustrated), 'Dampier I'

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§ JOHN BRACK 1920-1999 Reclining Nude 1981 conté on paper

Lot 39: § JOHN BRACK 1920-1999 Reclining Nude 1981 conté on paper

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Description: § JOHN BRACK 1920-1999 Reclining Nude 1981 conté on paper signed and dated 'John Brack 81' lower right 73 x 53.5 cm PROVENANCE Private collection, Melbourne Eastgate & Holst, Melbourne Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above EXHIBITED John Brack: Drawings and Lithographs, Realities Gallery, Melbourne, 30 November - 18 December 1982 The Nude in the Art of John Brack, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, 17 December 2006-25 March 2007, no.32 LITERATURE Robert Lindsay, Ursula Hoff and Patrick McCaughey, John Brack: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1987, p. 134 Sasha Grishin, The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, vol. II, p. 238 (illustrated), cat. no. p275

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ROBERT DICKERSON born 1924 Children in Darlinghurst (1962) oil on composition board

Lot 40: ROBERT DICKERSON born 1924 Children in Darlinghurst (1962) oil on composition board

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Description: ROBERT DICKERSON born 1924 Children in Darlinghurst (1962) oil on composition board signed 'DICKERSON' lower right 94.5 x 122.3 cm PROVENANCE Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Melbourne Fine Australian and European Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 24 November 1997, lot 196, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above LITERATURE The First Gallery in Paddington: The Artists and their Work tell the Story of the Rudy Komon Gallery, Edwards & Shaw, Surry Hills, New South Wales, 1981, (illustrated)

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ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Pond near Flinders, Boneo Road (1957) oil on canvas on composition board

Lot 41: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Pond near Flinders, Boneo Road (1957) oil on canvas on composition board

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Description: ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Pond near Flinders, Boneo Road (1957) oil on canvas on composition board signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right frame: original, Martin Smith, Melbourne 65 x 89 cm PROVENANCE Australian Galleries, Melbourne (label verso) Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 8 February 1959 By descent Private Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Arthur Boyd's Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2 April-4 May 1970, no. 41 LITERATURE Franz Philipp, Arthur Boyd, Thames and Hudson, London, 1967, cat. no. 8:22, p. 255

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YACKADUNA (TOMMY MCRAE) circa 1835-1901 (Spearing Fish and Black Swans) (circa 1890) ink on paper

Lot 42: YACKADUNA (TOMMY MCRAE) circa 1835-1901 (Spearing Fish and Black Swans) (circa 1890) ink on paper

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Description: YACKADUNA (TOMMY MCRAE) circa 1835-1901 (Spearing Fish and Black Swans) (circa 1890) ink on paper 21.5 x 35.4 cm PROVENANCE George McMahon, Corowa, New South Wales By descent Private Collection, Queensland Aboriginal Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 25 July 2005, lot 7, illustrated Private Collection, Victoria, acquired from the above

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BEATRIX COLQUHOUN 1862-1959 (Aboriginal Mother and Child in Landscape) (circa 1880s) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper

Lot 43: BEATRIX COLQUHOUN 1862-1959 (Aboriginal Mother and Child in Landscape) (circa 1880s) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper

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Description: BEATRIX COLQUHOUN 1862-1959 (Aboriginal Mother and Child in Landscape) (circa 1880s) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper signed 'Beatrix' lower right 35 x 25.2 cm (sight) PROVENANCE (probably) John Rounsevell, Adelaide By descent Private Collection, South Australia

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F.C. TERRY 1827-1869 Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay 1854 watercolour on paper

Lot 44: F.C. TERRY 1827-1869 Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay 1854 watercolour on paper

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Description: F.C. TERRY 1827-1869 Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay 1854 watercolour on paper signed 'F.C. TERRY' lower left; inscribed 'WATSONS BAY - LOOKING W' lower right; inscribed and dated 'Presented by I R Clark / Sydney Nov 18 1854' lower left; inscribed 'Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay' lower centre 16.5 x 26.5 cm PROVENANCE Private Collection Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 19 April 1994, lot 100, illustrated Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

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TOM ROBERTS 1856-1931 Earliest Spring in Cornwall 1919 oil on canvas on board

Lot 45: TOM ROBERTS 1856-1931 Earliest Spring in Cornwall 1919 oil on canvas on board

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Description: TOM ROBERTS 1856-1931 Earliest Spring in Cornwall 1919 oil on canvas on board signed and dated 'T R 19' lower right 45.5 x 35.4 cm PROVENANCE Anthony Hordern & Sons, Sydney (label verso) Private Collection Fine & Important Paintings, Rushton Fine Art, Sydney, 17 March 1986, lot 127, 'Children on a Country Road' Private Collection Private Collection, Hobart, acquired from the above EXHIBITED (Possibly) Catalogue of Paintings (English and Australian) by Tom Roberts, Anthony Hordern & Sons, Sydney, 16 August 1920, 50 gns

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ARTHUR STREETON 1867-1943 Mountain Mist (1925) oil on canvas on board

Lot 46: ARTHUR STREETON 1867-1943 Mountain Mist (1925) oil on canvas on board

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Description: ARTHUR STREETON 1867-1943 Mountain Mist (1925) oil on canvas on board signed 'A STREETON' lower left 50.6 x 60.7 cm PROVENANCE The Sedon Galleries, Melbourne Private Collection, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Exhibition of Paintings by Arthur Streeton, The Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne, 27 April-8 May 1926, no. 17, (70gns) Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Arthur Streeton, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 10-26 March 1927, no. 6, 'Misty Day, Olinda', 80 gns Oil Paintings by the Late Sir Arthur Streeton, The Sedon Galleries, Melbourne, 6-16 September 1949, no. 9, 'Olinda Misty', (120 gns) LITERATURE Arthur Streeton, The Arthur Streeton Catalogue, the author, Melbourne, 1935, cat. no. 876

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SYDNEY LONG 1871-1955 Landscape oil on compressed board

Lot 47: SYDNEY LONG 1871-1955 Landscape oil on compressed board

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Description: SYDNEY LONG 1871-1955 Landscape oil on compressed board signed 'S. LONG' lower right 46 x 31.2 cm PROVENANCE W.R. Andrews, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Victoria EXHIBITED The Sydney Long Loan Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 9 April-31 May, 1941, no. 72 (label verso)

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ELIOTH GRUNER 1882-1939 The Evening Bathe (1917) oil on composition board

Lot 48: ELIOTH GRUNER 1882-1939 The Evening Bathe (1917) oil on composition board

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Description: ELIOTH GRUNER 1882-1939 The Evening Bathe (1917) oil on composition board signed 'E GRUNER' lower right; signed and inscribed with "The evening bathe" / E Gruner / 40 guineas. ' verso 22.4 x 28 cm PROVENANCE W.R. Andrews, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Victoria We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Steven Miller in cataloguing this work.

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NORMAN LINDSAY 1879-1969 Spoils of Peace 1949 watercolour on paper

Lot 49: NORMAN LINDSAY 1879-1969 Spoils of Peace 1949 watercolour on paper

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Description: NORMAN LINDSAY 1879-1969 Spoils of Peace 1949 watercolour on paper signed and dated 'NORMAN LINDSAY / NOV 19(4)9' lower left 59.4 x 64.2 cm PROVENANCE Queensland Art Brokering Service, Buderim (label verso) Private Collection, Sydney

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§ MARGARET OLLEY 1923-2011 Hydrangeas (1970) oil on composition board

Lot 50: § MARGARET OLLEY 1923-2011 Hydrangeas (1970) oil on composition board

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Description: § MARGARET OLLEY 1923-2011 Hydrangeas (1970) oil on composition board signed and dated 'Olley' lower right 60.7 x 76.2 cm PROVENANCE Private Collection, Sydney By descent Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Paintings by Margaret Olley, The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 2-24 October 1970, no. 41, $450

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