Sotheby's Australia

Important Australian Art

AU0819 | 21 November 2017 | Sydney | 6.30 pm

CHARLES BLACKMAN, born 1928, Mad Hatter's Tea Party 1956. Sold for $1,891,000 November 2017. ***Auction Record for the Artist*** (c) Charles Blackman. Licenced by Viscopy, 2017
JOHN BRACK 1920-1999 The Return of the Prodigal Son 1953. Sold for $1,372,500 November 2017. (c) Helen Brack
ALBERT TUCKER 1914-1999 Image of Modern Evil 29 1946. Sold for $1,159,000 November 2017. ***Auction Record for the Artist*** © The Albert & Barbara Tucker Foundation. Courtesy of Sotheby's Australia
FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 After Bushfire (1969). Sold for $573,400 November 2017. (c) The Estate of Fred Williams. Licenced by Viscopy, 2017
BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 Shao 1979. Sold for $1,159,000 November 2017. © Wendy Whiteley
Sale Number: AU0819

Records Tumble for Highest Ever November Auction

Strong buyer interest lead to Sotheby’s Australia achieving its highest ever November Important Australian Art result of $10.67 million, and the auctioneers highest yearly art auction sale total since 2007.  Eight new world auction records were established with the two stand-out results being Charles Blackman’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for $1,891,000 and Albert Tucker’s Image of Modern Evil 29 with $1,159,000.

 
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
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Liza Hallam

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $10,666,216 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE  |  LEVEL 9, 41 EXHIBITION STREET, MELBOURNE
WED. 8 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
THU. 9 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
FRI. 10 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SAT. 11 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SUN. 12 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT

SYDNEY | 30 & 34 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA
THU. 16 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
FRI. 17 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SAT. 18 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SUN. 19 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
MON. 20 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
TUE. 21 NOV 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT








Important Australian Art - AU0819
76 NORMAN CARTER
1875-1963

Girl in White 1923

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $26,840 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0819 © H., C. and A. Glad
77 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Nude on Purple Cloth

Estimate $40,000 - $50,000 Lot Sold: $46,360 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0819 © The Estate of Hans Heysen. Licenced by Viscopy, 2017
78 HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

Ploughing Weather 1925

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $21,960 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0819
79 EMMA MINNIE BOYD
1858-1936

The Last Load 1896

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $18,300 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0819
80 EDWIN STOCQUELER
1829-1895

Digging for Gold Along an Old Creek Bed 1877

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0819
81 EUGENE VON GUÉRARD
1811-1901

Ausblick Tamerinden Bei Paestum Sümpfe (1840s)

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000 Lot Sold: $43,920 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0819
82 THOMAS JOHN DOMVILLE TAYLOR
circa 1817-1889

Drawings (1847)

Estimate $70,000 - $90,000

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