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Danila Vassilieff (1897 - 1958)

Lot 27: DANILA VASSILIEFF (1897-1958) Soap Box Derby 1938


February 9, 2017
Melbourne, Australia

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DANILA VASSILIEFF (1897-1958) Soap Box Derby 1938, oil on plywood, 39.5 x 50.0 cm signed lower left: Vassilieff signed indistinctly lower right: Vassilieff


Adrian Lawlor: A Portrait, Heide Park & Art Gallery, Victoria, 1983, cat.59 Vassilieff: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures and Watercolours, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Victoria, 11 August - 22 September 1985; Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 12 October 1985 - 2 February 1986; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 4 March - 2 April 1986 Home Thoughts from Abroad, Fairfield Regional Heritage Centre, Sydney, 1998


Moore, F., Vassilieff and his Art, 1st edition, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982, pp.43, 146, cat.87 (illus. p.41) Moore, F., Vassilieff and his Art, 2nd edition, Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2012, p.200, cat.129 (illus. p.52) Fry, G., Artwork, Edmund & Alexander, Newcastle, 2016, p.10 (illus.)


Acquired from the artist, Helen Aron, Victoria, 1940 Thence by descent, private collection, Victoria

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