Sotheby's Australia

Important Australian & International Art

AU0806 | 11 May 2016 | Sydney | 6.30 pm

Catalogue Cover: Important Australian & International Art
NICHOLAS CHEVALIER 1828-1902, Mount Abrupt 1864. Sold for $292,800 May 2016
ROY DE MAISTRE 1894-1968, The Studio Table 1928. Sold for $152,500 May 2016
ROSALIE GASCOIGNE 1917-1999, Beach House 1990. Sold for $219,600 May 2016 (c) The Estate of Rosalie Gascoigne. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
JOHN BRACK 1920-1999, Two Running Girls 1959. Sold for $1,647,000 May 2016. (c) Helen Brack
LLOYD REES 1895-1988, The Morning Ferry 1981. Sold for $463,600 May 2016. (c) The Estate of Lloyd Rees. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982, Hillside Landscape No. 1 (1966). Sold for $1,830,000 May 2016. (c) The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia.
Sale Number: AU0806

Important Australian & International Art
Results

AUCTION SYDNEY WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2016  |  6.30 PM
InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney
  

11 MAY - Following the success of The Denis Savill Collection of Australian Art on 10 May, Important Australian & International Art on Wednesday 11 May realised an exceptional $8.87 million including buyer’s premium with 71.6% sold by volume and 121.6% sold by value.  The May sale realised a total $14.2 million, the highest auction result for Sotheby’s Australia since May 2007.

The highlight of the evening was Fred Williams’ Hillside Landscape No. 1 (1966) selling for $1,830,000 (estimate $1,000,000-1,200,000), becoming the highest priced Australian painting sold at auction since 2014.

John Brack's Two Running Girls 1959 raced to $1,647,000 (estimate $1,000,000-1,200,000) and Christmas Lilies 1955 bloomed with a result of $488,000 (estimate $200,000-300,000).

 
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Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
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E: Geoffrey Smith

Gary Singer

Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art
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Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Fiona Hayward

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Brett Ballard
       

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $8,865,740 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE  |  41 EXHIBITION STREET, MELBOURNE
THU. 28 APR 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 29 APR 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 30 APR 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 1 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST

SYDNEY | PADDINGTON TOWN HALL 249 OXFORD STREET, MELBOURNE
THU. 5 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 6 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 7 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 8 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
MON. 9 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
TUE. 10 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
WED. 11 MAY 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST








Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Jeffrey Smart
121 JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

High C (1957)

Estimate $30,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $34,160 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © Helen Brack
122 JOHN BRACK
1920-1999

Portrait of Dr Ursula Hoff 1954

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
123 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Bridegroom Waiting for His Bride to Grow Up (1957-1958)

Estimate $150,000 - $250,000 Lot Sold: $268,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
124 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Victorian Landscape (1976)

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $73,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Barbara Tucker. Courtesy of Sotheby's Australia.
125 ALBERT TUCKER
1914-1999

Image of Modern Evil 1944

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $34,160 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
126 GODFREY MILLER
1893-1964

Still Life with Blue Jar (1945-1950)

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 Lot Sold: $122,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
127 ROY DE MAISTRE
1894-1968

The Studio Table 1928

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $152,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
128 ROY DE MAISTRE
1894-1968

Still Life, with Fruit (1945)

Estimate $45,000 - $65,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
129 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Rocky Hillside, You Yangs (1974)

Estimate $250,000 - $350,000 Lot Sold: $305,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Lloyd Rees. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
130 LLOYD REES
1895-1988

Balls Head, Sydney Harbour 1932

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000 Lot Sold: $31,720 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
131 RALPH BALSON
1890-1964

Semi-Abstraction 'Woman in Green' 1939

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $36,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
132 DORRIT BLACK
1891-1951

The Big Serpentine (circa 1920)

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
133 JOHN PASSMORE
1904-1984

Trees 1945

Estimate $6,000 - $9,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
134 JACOB JANSSEN
1779-1856

Government House, Sydney 1850

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $91,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
135 JACOB JANSSEN
1779-1856

St Mark's Anglican Church, Darling Point 1855

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $24,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
136 JOHN CAMPBELL
1855-1924

Linnwood House, Guildford, New South Wales 1892

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $12,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806
137 NICHOLAS CHEVALIER
1828-1902

Mount Abrupt 1864

Estimate $200,000 - $300,000 Lot Sold: $292,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
138 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Jinker on a Sandbank, Shoalhaven (1976)

Estimate $80,000 - $120,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Lloyd Rees. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
139 LLOYD REES
1895-1988

The Morning Ferry 1981

Estimate $250,000 - $350,000 Lot Sold: $463,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of John Perceval. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
140 JOHN PERCEVAL
1923-2000

Tug Boat in the Floating Dock (Williamstown) 1968

Estimate $90,000 - $120,000 Lot Sold: $109,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Jeffrey Smart
141 JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

The Billboards 1965

Estimate $150,000 - $180,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
142 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Hillside Landscape No. 1 (1966)

Estimate $1,000,000 - $1,200,000 Lot Sold: $1,830,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © The Estate of Clement Meadmore. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
143 CLEMENT MEADMORE
1929-2005

Double Up (1970)

Estimate $80,000 - $120,000 Lot Sold: $85,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © Lucian Freud Archive/Bridgeman Images
144 LUCIAN FREUD
1922-2011

Head of an Irishman (1999)

Estimate $45,000 - $55,000 Lot Sold: $42,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0806 © Lucian Freud Archive/Bridgeman Images
145 LUCIAN FREUD
1922-2011

Donegal Man (2007)

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $19,520 (including buyer's premium)

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