Sotheby's Australia

Important Australian & International Art

AU0833 | 9 April 2019 | Sydney | 6.30pm | InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street

Sale Number: AU0833

Important Australian & International Art

This sale presents a collection of extraordinary moments in Australian art history. Surveying major stylistic developments, this auction offers rare and prestigious examples of Naturalism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Modernism, and Abstraction, along with ground-breaking paintings, sculptures and works on paper by the most influential artistic innovators of historical, modern and contemporary Australian & International Art.

Melbourne

14-16 Collins Street
MELBOURNE  VIC  3000
Tel: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
Fax: +61 (0)3 9671 3096
enquiries@sothebysaustralia.com.au

 

Sydney

30 Queen Street
WOOLLAHRA  NSW  2025
Tel: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
Fax: +61 (0)2 9263 1100
enquiries@sothebysaustralia.com.au

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

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: Total Sales Figure (Including Premuim) $8,626,620.00

EXHIBITION TIMES +

EXHIBITION

MELBOURNE

14-16 Collins Street, Melbourne 

Wednesday 27 March: 10am - 5pm

Thursday 28 March: 10am - 5pm

Friday 29 March: 10am - 5pm

Saturday 30 March: 10am - 5pm

Sunday 31 March: 10am - 5pm

SYDNEY

30 Queen Street, Woollahra

Thursday 4 April: 10am - 5pm

Friday 5 April: 10am - 5pm

Saturday 6 April: 10am - 5pm

Sunday 7 April: 10am - 5pm

Monday 8 April: 10am - 5pm

Tuesday 9 April: 10am - 5pm








Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Wendy Whiteley
1 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Bather Showing Arm Movement (1963)

$80,000-100,000 Lot Sold: $128,100 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Wendy Whiteley
2 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

(Untitled) 1960

$35,000-45,000 Lot Sold: $51,240 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833
3 JOHN PASSMORE
1904-1984

Blue

$35,000-45,000 Lot Sold: $42,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of Ian Fairweather/Copyright Agency, 2019
4 IAN FAIRWEATHER
1891-1974

Mother and Child (circa 1955)

$180,000-220,000 Lot Sold: $219,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833
5 ROY DE MAISTRE
1894-1968

Studio Interior

$80,000-120,000 Lot Sold: $85,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833
6 ELIOTH GRUNER
1882-1939

Mosman Bay 1919

$40,000-50,000 Lot Sold: $79,300 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
7 RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

Landscape of Rocks 1949

$180,000-220,000 Lot Sold: $219,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2019
8 WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Woman in Restaurant (1934)

$80,000-120,000 Lot Sold: $939,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2019
9 WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Spring at Wangi (1959)

$60,000-80,000 Lot Sold: $73,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Reproduced with permission of the Margaret Olley Art Trust
11 MARGARET OLLEY
1923-2011

Ipswich Hotel 1948

$55,000-75,000 Lot Sold: $122,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Reproduced with permission of the Margaret Olley Art Trust
12 MARGARET OLLEY
1923-2011

Woodman's House 1948

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $34,160 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2019
13 MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Red and White Gumblossom 1929

$100,000-150,000 Lot Sold: $207,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 ©The Estate of Grace Cossington Smith
14 GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH
1892-1984

Still Life with Black Vase No. 2 1971

$80,000-100,000 Lot Sold: $146,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Reproduced with permission of the Margaret Olley Art Trust
16 MARGARET OLLEY
1923-2011

Basket of Pears (1995)

$60,000-80,000 Lot Sold: $73,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2019
17 CRESSIDA CAMPBELL
born 1960

Interior with Sunflowers and Figs (1998)

$80,000-120,000 Lot Sold: $201,300 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
18 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Diamond Bay (1957)

$100,000-150,000 Lot Sold: $122,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
20 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Bees and Butterflies

$40,000-60,000 Lot Sold: $97,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2019
21 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

Emus Watching 1981

$70,000-90,000 Lot Sold: $85,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
22 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Listening to the Night (1963)

$120,000-180,000 Lot Sold: $146,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Albert & Barbara Tucker Foundation. Courtesy of Sotheby's Australia
23 ALBERT TUCKER
1914-1999

Explorers Fording River 1987

$250,000-350,000 Lot Sold: $414,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
24 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Dreaming Alice (1956)

$1,000,000-1,200,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian & International Art- AU0833 © The Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2019
25 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Australian Landscape (1969)

$180,000-220,000 Lot Sold: $213,500 (including buyer's premium)

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