Sotheby's Australia

Important Australian Art

AU0811 | 23 November 2016 | Sydney | 6.30 pm

CHARLES BLACKMAN, born 1928, The Game of Chess 1956. Sold for $1,799,500 November 2016 ***Auction Record for the Artist*** (c) Charles Blackman. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia.
FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982. Turnip Diggers (1968). Sold for $549,000 November 2016 (c) The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia.
BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992, Still Life with Cornflowers 1976. Estimate $634,400 November 2016. (c) Wendy Whiteley.
WILLIAM ROBINSON, born 1936. To Beechmont with Bushfire and Approaching Storm 1998. Sold for $305,000 November 2016. (c) William Robinson.
Sale Number: AU0811

Important Australian Art

Sotheby’s Australia’s November sale of Important Australian Art has clearly positioned the auctioneer as the undisputed art market leader in Australia for 2016.  With strong buyer interest, the collection of 102 lots realised $8.53 million and achieved a new world auction record for Charles Blackman’s The Game of Chess 1956, which sold for $1,799,500.

The results achieved by Sotheby’s Australia represents the continued strength and confidence in the Australian Art Market.  Sotheby’s Australia auctioned six of the top ten Australian paintings in 2016.

 
CONTACT INFORMATION +

Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Geoffrey Smith

Gary Singer

Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Gary Singer
       
Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
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: $8,529,630 Including Buyer's Premium

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EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE  |  41 EXHIBITION STREET, MELBOURNE
WED. 9 NOV 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
THU. 10 NOV 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
FRI. 11 NOV 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
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SYDNEY | 30 & 34 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA
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Important Australian Art - AU0811 © Vera Moller. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
101 VERA MOLLER
born 1955

D-Jungle (2000)

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0811 © Andrew Browne
102 ANDREW BROWNE
born 1960

Kyneton # 2 2011

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000    Lot Sold: SOLD

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