Sotheby's Australia

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
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
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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: $8,280,750 including buyer's premium

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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 © Jennifer Dickerson/Copyright Agency, 2018
77 ROBERT DICKERSON
1924-2015

Children in Darlinghurst (1960)

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2018
78 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Head of a Woman 1965

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $34,160 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830
79 ELAINE HAXTON
1909-1999

Laneway (1954)

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $24,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Sali Herman/Copyright Agency, 2018
80 SALI HERMAN
1898-1993

Terrace House 1962

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
81 RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

The Interlude 1937

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Lot Sold: $7,320 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art from The John Symond AM Collection  |  Important Australian Art - AU0830 © The Estate of Donald Friend/Copyright Agency, 2018
82 DONALD FRIEND
1915-1989

The Arrest of Governor Bligh (1962)

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $40,260 (including buyer's premium)

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