Sotheby's Australia

Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection

AU0824 | 29 April 2018 | Sydney | 6.30 pm

WILLIAM WETMORE STORY 1819-1895, Orpheus with his Lyre 1885. Sold for $268,400 April 2018
HENRIETTA RAE 1859-1928, Songs of the Morning (1904). Sold for $61,000 April 2018
SIR ALFRED GILBERT, R.A. 1854-1934, Perseus Arming(1882). Sold for $219,600 April 2018
FERNAND TOUSSAINT 1873-1963, The Japanese Print 1913. Sold for $122,000 April 2018
SIR WILLIAM HAMO THORNYCROFT, R.A. 1850-1925, Teucer 1881. Sold for $158,600 April 2018
CONSTANT TROYON 1810-1865, Herding Cattle Before the Storm (1854). Sold for $67,100 April 2018
Sale Number: AU0824

Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection

The most significant collection of historical international art ever offered for sale in Australia was auctioned by Sotheby’s Australia on 29 April 2018 in Sydney.  Assembled over several decades, Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection reflected the impeccable taste and connoisseurship of its creator, John Schaeffer.  The sale was a ground-breaking event for the Australian auction market, with the collection composed of 50 works by international artists of which 68% sold to Australian buyers.  Overall the sale realised $2,017,270.

 
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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
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Liza Hallam

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $2,017,270 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION

SYDNEY  |  BONNINGTON, 8 VICTORIA ROAD, BELLEVUE HILL
TUE. 24 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
WED. 25 APR 18 | NO VIEWING
THU. 26 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 27 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 28 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 29 APR 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST








Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
1 GEORGE SMITH
1829-1901

A Sale on the Premises 1871

Estimate $55,000 - $75,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
2 JOHN FAED, R.S.A.
1820-1902

After the Victory 1873

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
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3 HENRY CHARLES BRYANT
1812-1890

The Market Stall 1871

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $21,960 (including buyer's premium)
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4 HENRY NELSON O'NEILL, A.R.A.
1798-1880

Catherine of Aragon 1854

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $18,300 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
5 GEORGE ELGAR HICKS
1824-1914

Summer Time 1857

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
6 JAMES COLLINSON
1825-1881

For Sale (1857)

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
7 WILLIAM JAMES WEBBE
(fl. 1853-1878)

Sheep on Mount Zion 1862

Estimate $90,000 - $120,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
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8 THOMAS FRANCIS DICKSEE, R.A.
1819-1895

Jessica 1867

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
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9 GEORGE FREDERIC WATTS, O.M., R.A.
1817-1904

Clytie (circa 1868-1878)

Estimate $65,000 - $85,000 Lot Sold: $79,300 (including buyer's premium)
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10 GEORGE FREDERIC WATTS, O.M., R.A.
1817-1904

The Spirit of Christianity: A Symbolic Design 1873-1875

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000
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11 FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON, P.R.A., R.W.S.
1830-1896

Study for Elijah in the Wilderness (1877)

Estimate $80,000 - $120,000
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12 FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON, P.R.A., R.W.S.
1830-1896

An Athlete Wrestling with a Python 1877

Estimate $180,000 - $220,000
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13 SIR ALFRED GILBERT, R.A.
1854-1934

Kiss of Victory (1878)

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 Lot Sold: $73,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
14 SIR WILLIAM HAMO THORNYCROFT, R.A.
1850-1925

Sketch Model for Teucer (1880-1881)

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $12,200 (including buyer's premium)
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15 SIR WILLIAM HAMO THORNYCROFT, R.A.
1850-1925

Teucer 1881

Estimate $80,000 - $100,000 Lot Sold: $158,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
16 SIR ALFRED GILBERT, R.A.
1854-1934

Perseus Arming (1882)

Estimate $180,000 - $220,000 Lot Sold: $219,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
17 SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA, O.M. R.A.
1836-1912

Una Carita (1883)

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
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18 FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON, P.R.A., R.W.S.
1830-1896

Coffee House in Algiers

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
19 FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON, P.R.A., R.W.S.
1830-1896

A Doorway, Algiers

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
20 JOHN WILLIAM WATERHOUSE, R.A., R.I.
1849-1917

Eastern Interior with a Seated Girl 1886

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Lot Sold: $61,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
21 FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON, P.R.A., R.W.S.
1830-1896

Needless Alarm (1886) 1906

Estimate $40,000 - $50,000 Lot Sold: $56,120 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
22 SIR EDWARD JOHN POYNTER, BT., P.R.A., R.W.S.
1836-1919

A Corner of the Market Place 1887

Estimate $450,000 - $650,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
23 EDWARD ONSLO FORD
1852-1901

Peace (1887, reduced cast in 1890)

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
24 EDWARD ONSLO FORD
1852-1901

Folly (1893)

Estimate $18,000 - $25,000 Lot Sold: $18,300 (including buyer's premium)
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection - AU0824
25 FREDERICK WILLIAM POMEROY, R.A.
1856-1924

Dionysus (1890, cast in 1903)

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000

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