Sotheby's Australia

Important Australian Art

AU0816 | 16 August 2017 | Sydney | 6.30 pm

BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 The Drought Crow: Sloping Up on the Olgas 1 (Up Front and Outback) 1984-1985. Estimate $700,000-900,000. © Wendy Whiteley
CHARLES BLACKMAN born 1928 Suite 1961. Estimate $250,000-300,000. © Charles Blackman. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 Boy with a Lizard (1966). Estimate $400,000-600,000. © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
JOHN PERCEVAL 1923-2000 French Nuns 1948. Estimate $350,000-450,000 © The Estate of John Perceval. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Mernda (1972). Estimate $200,000-250,000. © The Estate of Fred Williams. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
CHARLES BLACKMAN born 1928 The Pink 1953. Estimate $250,000-350,000. © Charles Blackman. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
Sale Number: AU0816

AUCTION

16 AUGUST 2017  |  6.30 PM AEST
InterContinental Sydney
117 Macquarie Street
SYDNEY

 

EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE
2-6 AUGUST | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
Level 9
41 Exhibition Street
MELBOURNE

SYDNEY
10-16 AUGUST | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
30 & 34 Queen Street
WOOLLAHRA

The sale presents a collection of extraordinary moments in Australian Art history.  Surveying major stylistic developments, this auction offers rare and prestigious examples of Naturalism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Modernism, and Abstraction, along with ground-breaking paintings, sculptures and works on paper by the most influential artistic innovators of historical, modern and contemporary Australian art.

Included are works long held in distinguished private collections.  With estimates ranging from $1,500 to $1,000,000, Important Australian Art offers something for every discerning collector.

 
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
Sally Upjohn

Sally Upjohn

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Sally Upjohn
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Liza Hallam
EXHIBITION TIMES +

EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE  |  LEVEL 9, 41 EXHIBITION STREET, MELBOURNE
WED. 2 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
THU. 3 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 4 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 5 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 6 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST

SYDNEY | 30 & 34 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA
THU. 10 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 11 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 12 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 13 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
MON. 14 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
TUE. 15 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
WED. 16 AUG 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST 








Important Australian Art - AU0816 © Wendy Whiteley
21 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

The Drought Crow: Sloping Up on the Olgas 1 (Up Front and Outback) 1984-1985

Estimate $700,000 - $900,000