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Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection | Important Australian Art

AU0830 | 20 November 2018 | Sydney | 6.30 pm

IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIONAL ART FROM THE JOHN SYMOND AM COLLECTION
ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999, Shoalhaven Landscape - Australian Scapegoat (1987). Sold for $317,200 November 2018. © The Estate of Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2018.
IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN ART
BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992, Nude Beside the Basin 1963. Sold for $829,500 November 2018. © Wendy Whiteley.
THE JOHN SYMOND AM COLLECTION
JOHN BRACK 1920-1999, Pantomime 1988-1994. Sold for $610,000 November 2018. #169; Helen Brack.
IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN ART
JOEL ELENBERG 1948-1980, Mask A (1979). Sold for $634,400 November 2018. **Record for an Australian Sculpture**Record for the artist** #169; The Estate of Joel Elenberg.
IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN ART
FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982, Wedderburn (1971). Sold for $268,400 November 2018. #169; The Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2018.
IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN ART
ARTHUR STREETON 1867-1943, Mt. William (Land of the Golden Fleece) 1926. Sold for $536,800 November 2018.
IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN ART
JOHN RUSSELL 1858-1930, Le Forte d'Antibes (1891). Sold for $512,400 November 2018.
THE JOHN SYMOND AM COLLECTION
GARRY SHEAD born 1942, The Bearers (Queen of Suburbia) 1997. Sold for $439,200 November 2018. **Auction record for the artist** #169; Garry Shead/Copyright Agency, 2018.
Sale Number: AU0830

Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection (lots 1-14) | Important Australian Art (lots 15-82)

For the third consecutive year, Sotheby’s Australia has continued its market leadership in art auction sales in Australia.  With strong buyer interest, the November auction of Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection and Important Australian Art achieved $8.28 million, with 90.1% sold by value, with our annual art auction result surpassing $33.75 million.

 
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
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E: Gary Singer
       
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
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: $8,280,750 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION TIMES +

EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE  |  14-15 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE
WED. 7 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
THU. 8 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
FRI. 9 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SAT. 10 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SUN. 11NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT

SYDNEY | 30 & 34 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA
THU. 15 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
FRI. 16 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SAT. 17 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
SUN. 18 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
MON. 19 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT
TUE. 20 NOV 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEDT








Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Howard Arkley/Licensed by Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art
1 HOWARD ARKLEY
1951-1999

House and Native Tree 1996

Estimate $80,000 - $120,000 Lot Sold: $207,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Nolan Trust/ Bridgeman Images
2 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992
TAPEÇARIAS DE PORTALEGRE, PORTUGAL
(MANUFACTURER)

Ned Kelly: Siege and Burning at Glenrowan (1976)

Estimate $150,000 - $200,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2018
3 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Shoalhaven Landscape – Australian Scapegoat (1987)

Estimate $250,000 - $350,000 Lot Sold: $317,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Jeffrey Smart
4 JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

Piazza D'Esedra 1965

Estimate $300,000 - $400,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2018
5 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

Village Square 1991

Estimate $150,000 - $250,000 Lot Sold: $183,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Helen Brack
6 JOHN BRACK
1920-1999

Pantomime 1988-1994

Estimate $500,000 - $700,000 Lot Sold: $610,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Garry Shead/Copyright Agency, 2018
7 GARRY SHEAD
born 1942

The Bearers (Queen of Suburbia) 1997

Estimate $350,000 - $450,000 Lot Sold: $439,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Yvonne Audette/Copyright Agency, 2018
8 YVONNE AUDETTE
born 1930

Cantata No. 16 1958

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $103,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Yvonne Audette/Copyright Agency, 2018
9 YVONNE AUDETTE
born 1930

Spring Cantata 2004

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Lot Sold: $61,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830
10 TIM STORRIER
born 1949

Flora's Lament 2003

Estimate $120,000 - $160,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Jeffrey Smart
11 JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

The Red Box (2009)

Estimate $600,000 - $700,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2018
12 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Evening at Ettalong Beach (1969)

Estimate $450,000 - $650,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of David Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2018
13 DAVID BOYD
1924-2011

King Found 1958

Estimate $150,000 - $200,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830
14 SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT, R.A., P.R.W.S.
1880-1969

Apollo Finds Aphrodite with Aries in the Mansion of Hephaestus (circa 1920s)

Estimate $70,000 - $90,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Wendy Whiteley
15 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Summer I 1961

Estimate $28,000 - $38,000 Lot Sold: $61,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Wendy Whiteley
16 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Nude Beside the Basin 1963

Estimate $350,000 - $550,000 Lot Sold: $829,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Wendy Whiteley
17 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

As You Drive into Bob's Farm at Blainey 1991

Estimate $120,000 - $160,000 Lot Sold: $146,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Joel Elenberg
18 JOEL ELENBERG
1948-1980

Mask A (1979)

Estimate $200,000 - $300,000 Lot Sold: $634,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830
19 TIM STORRIER
born 1949

Evening Light Line (Journey): Point to Point (1991)

Estimate $80,000 - $100,000 Lot Sold: $97,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Jeffrey Smart
20 JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

The Game 1954

Estimate $150,000 - $200,000 Lot Sold: $170,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2018
21 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Bridegroom and Bride (1957-1958)

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 Lot Sold: $109,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Nolan Trust/ Bridgeman Images
22 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Ned Kelly: The Return 1964

Estimate $600,000 - $800,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2018
23 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Wedderburn (1971)

Estimate $220,000 - $280,000 Lot Sold: $268,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2018
25 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Potter's Wife Decorating a Pot (1967-1969)

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $91,500 (including buyer's premium)

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