Sotheby's Australia

Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce

AU0822 | 7 April 2018 | Sydney | 6 pm

Russell Crowe
CHARLES BLACKMAN, born 1928, The Suitor (1960). Sold for $439,200 April 2018. (c) Charles Blackman. Licenced by Viscopy, 2018
Rolex A fine gold automatic chronograph wristwatch with registers and bracelet ref 16528 no 149099 Cosmograph Daytona late 1990s. Sold for $48,800 April 2018
The stunt cuirass worn by Russell Crowe as the character, 'Maximus', in the film, Gladiator (2000). Sold for $156,250 April 2018
Sale Number: AU0822

Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce

On 7 April 2018, Sotheby’s Australia auctioned the private collection of actor, film producer, director and musician, Russell Crowe.  The sale included an important collection of Australian art, decorative arts, watches and jewellery, together with music and sporting memorabilia, and costumes, props, musical instruments and items from Crowe’s extensive and diverse career in film and music.  Consisting of 226 items, the sale realised over $3.7 million with 144.5% sold by value.

 
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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
Melbourne  |  Sydney
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E: Gary Singer
     
   
 
Guy Cairnduff

Guy Cairnduff

Head

Arts & Design
Melbourne  |  Sydney
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E: Guy Cairnduff

Anthony Hurl

Anthony Hurl

Consultant Specialist

Arts & Design
Adelaide
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E: Anthony Hurl
              
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
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E: Brett Ballard
     

Hamish Sharma

Hamish Sharma

Head

Jewels
Sydney
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E: Hamish Sharma

Patricia Kontos

Patricia Kontos

Senior Specialist

Jewels
Melbourne
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E: Patricia Kontos
   


John Keats

Senior Executive Office
Media & Marketing Manager

Melbourne
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E: John Keats

Olivia Jia

Administrator

Arts & Design
Melbourne
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E: Olivia Jia
  
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Liza Hallam

Tabitha Davison

Tabitha Davison

Administrator

Jewels
Sydney
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E: Tabitha Davison

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $3,731,553 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION

SYDNEY | CARRIAGEWORKS, 245 WILSON STREET, EVELEIGH

WED. 4 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
THU. 5 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 6 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 7 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST








Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
6 A collection of ephemera relating to the film, LA Confidential (1997) Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
8 A 'Crowe 10' ice hockey sweater, signed by cast members from the film, Mystery Alaska (1999) Estimate $1,000 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
12 A wooden training sword from the film, Gladiator (2000) Estimate $600 - $800 Lot Sold: $24,400 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
15 Two General's Army leg wraps, used by Russell Crowe as the character, 'Maximus', in the film, Gladiator (2000) Estimate $1,000 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $10,980 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
16 A life-size prop horse used in the film, Gladiator (2000) Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $6,710 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
17 A fully functioning replica Roman chariot from the film, Gladiator (2000) Estimate $5,000 - $10,000 Lot Sold: $79,300 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
18 A life-size prop horse used in the film, Gladiator (2000) Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $6,710 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
20 A blue satin robe worn by Russell Crowe as the character 'James J. Braddock' in the film, Cinderella Man (2005) Estimate $1,000 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $24,400 (including buyer's premium)
Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce - AU0822
25 A brown leather boxer's protector used in the film, Cinderella Man (2005) Estimate $500 - $600 Lot Sold: $8,540 (including buyer's premium)