Sotheby's Australia

Albert Tucker: The Timeless Land
TUCKER  |  14 Aug 2010  |  5 PM



1

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Landscape 1946




oil on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 1946' lower left
inscribed and dated 'LANDSCAPE / 1946' on verso
32.7 x 43.7cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Literature:
Christopher Uhl, Albert Tucker, Lansdown Press, Melbourne, 1969 cat. 3.44 (illustrated)

 

$55,000

 

 

2

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Cratered Landscape 1958




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed ‘Tucker' lower right
signed, inscribed and dated ‘ALBERT TUCKER / 'CRATERED LANDSCAPE' / 1958' on verso
91.5 x 122cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Exhibited:
Raymond Burr Galleries, Los Angeles, December 1961
Albert Tucker, Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney, 28 October - 19 November 1969, no. 55
Albert Tucker: Paintings 1945-1960, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, 1982, no. 61, illustrated

Literature:
Christopher Uhl, Albert Tucker, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1969, cat. 10.42 (illustrated)

 

$150,000

 

3

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Bushfire Landscape 1960




synthetic polymer paint on canvas
signed and dated ‘Tucker 1960' lower right
signed and inscribed ‘'BUSHFIRE / LANDSCAPE' / ALBERT TUCKER' on verso
92 x 126.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Exhibited:
Albert Tucker, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 29 March - 16 April 1960, no. 9
Albert Tucker, Museum of Modern Art of Australia, Melbourne, 18 October 1960 - 4 November 1960, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 9-25 November 1960, City Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1-30 December 1960, Hobart, January 1961, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, February 1961, Finney Isles Gallery, Brisbane, March 1961, Skinner Galleries, Perth, April 1961, Adelaide, May 1961, Mildura Art Gallery, Mildura, May - June 1961, no. 10,

Literature:
Christopher Uhl, Albert Tucker, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1969, cat. 12.3

 

$150,000

 

4

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Swamp 1960




synthetic polymer paint on canvas
signed and dated ‘Tucker 1960' lower right
inscribed and dated ‘SWAMP - 1960' on verso
64 x 84.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Literature:
Christopher Uhl, Albert Tucker, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1969, cat. 12.1 (illustrated)

 

$75,000

 

5

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Scrub and Swamp (1960)




synthetic polymer paint on canvas
signed and dated ‘Tucker 60' lower right
inscribed and signed ‘‘SWAMP.' ALBERT TUCKER' on verso
74 x 79.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Exhibited:
Albert Tucker, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 29 March - 16 April 1960, no. 9; Albert Tucker, Museum of Modern Art of Australia, Melbourne, 18 October 1960 - 4 November 1960, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 9-25 November 1960, City Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1-30 December 1960, Hobart, January 1961, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, February 1961, Finney Isles Gallery, Brisbane, March 1961, Skinner Galleries, Perth, April 1961, Adelaide, May 1961, Mildura Art Gallery, Mildura, May - June 1961, no. 44

 

6

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), River Gums 1962




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated ‘Tucker / 62' lower right
inscribed, signed and dated ‘'MURRAY RIVER LANDSCAPE' / ALBERT TUCKER 1962' on verso
73.5 x 122cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Exhibited:
Albert Tucker: Recent Paintings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 23 October - 9 November 1962, no. 35
Hinterlands: Albert Tucker's Landscapes 1960-1975, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 28 June 2008 - 22 February 2009, (no. 4), illustrated

Literature:
Lesley Harding, Hinterlands: Albert Tucker's Landscapes 1960-1975, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2009, pp. 14 (illustrated), 32, 43 (illustrated)

 

SOLD

 

7

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Primeval 1 1962




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated ‘Tucker 62' lower left
signed and dated ‘Tucker ‘62' lower right
inscribed and dated ‘‘LANDSCAPE' / 1962' on verso
61 x 81.2cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne
Exhibited: Albert Tucker: Recent Paintings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 23 October - 9 November 1962, no. 23
Hinterlands: Albert Tucker's Landscapes 1960-1975, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 28 June 2008 - 22 February 2009, (no. 3), ‘Landscape'

Literature:
Lesley Harding, Hinterlands: Albert Tucker's Landscapes 1960-1975, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2009, pp. 20 (illustrated), 43 (illustrated)

 

$75,000

 

8

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Mountains 1962




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 62' lower right
inscribed dated and 'MOUNTAINS' / 1962' on verso
46 x 61.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$65,000

 

9

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Wren in Scrub 1963




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker / 1963' lower right
signed and inscribed 'WREN / ALBERT TUCKER' on verso
45.5 x 61cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

Exhibited:
Albert Tucker, Dominion Art Galleries, Sydney, 6 April 1965, no. 33

 

SOLD

 

10

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Bush 1965




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 65' lower left
91 x 122cm

Provenance:
Dalgety and NZ Loan Limited, Sydney
M.E.P.C. Australia Pty Ltd, until
Australian & European Paintings, James R. Lawson, Sydney, 28 July 1998, lot 132, ‘Parrots and Trees', illustrated
Gould Galleries, Melbourne (stock 12,041)
Private Collection, Melbourne

Exhibited:
Twentieth Century Australian Art: A Major Collectors' Exhibition, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 18 March - 28 April 1999, no. 27, ‘Parrots and Trees', illustrated
Blue Chip XI: The Collectors' Exhibition, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 3-28 March 2009, no. 43, illustrated

Literature:
Art and Australia, The Fine Arts Press, Sydney, vol. 36, no. 2, 1998, (illustrated)

 

SOLD

 

11

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Woman and Parrot 1965




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 65' lower left
inscribed 'WOMAN AND PARROT' on verso
30.7 x 40.7cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

SOLD

 

12

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Armoured Faun 1967




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated ‘Tucker / 67' lower right
inscribed, dated and signed ‘'ARMOURED FAUN' / 1967 / For Barbara Tucker / Albert Tucker' on verso
61 x 76cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

SOLD

 

13

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Bush 1968




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 68' lower right
inscribed and dated ''BUSH' / HURSTBRIDGE / 1968' on verso
86.5 x 76.7cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

SOLD

 

14

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Flying Swan at Metung 1969




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 69' lower right
inscribed and dated 'FLYING SWAN AT METUNG / 1969' on verso
91.5 x 122cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

SOLD

 

15

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Armoured Faun (1969)




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed 'Tucker' lower right
inscribed ''ARMOURED FAUN'' on verso
61 x 76.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$95,000

 

16

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Faun and Parrots 1969




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 69' lower right
inscribed and dated ''FAUN AND PARROTS' / 1969' on verso
38.5 x 51.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$65,000

 

17

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Faun (1970)




synthetic polymer paint on composition board signed 'Tucker' lower right
38.5 x 51cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

SOLD

 

18

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Girl in Lagoon 1970




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Tucker 70' lower left
inscribed and dated ''GIRL IN LAGOON' / 1970' on verso
56 x 71.2cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$65,000

 

19

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Woman Bathing (1970)




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
35.8 x 46cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$50,000

 

20

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Woman Bathing (1970)




synthetic polymer paint on composition board
36 x 45.8cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$50,000

 

21

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Self 1973




watercolour and ink on paper
signed and dated 'Tucker 73' lower left
25.5 x 32cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$25,000

 

22

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Springbrook 1973




watercolour on paper
signed and dated 'Tucker 1973' lower right
19 x 27cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$15,000

 

23

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Springbrook (1973)




watercolour on paper
19 x 27cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

$15,000

 

24

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Springbrook (1973)




synthetic polymer paint and watercolour on paper
23 x 30.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

 $15,000

25

Albert Tucker (1914-1999), Springbrook (1973)




synthetic polymer paint and watercolour on paper
23 x 30.5cm

Provenance:
Albert and Barbara Tucker, Melbourne

 

SOLD