Sotheby's Australia

Important Australian Art

AU0837 | 27 August 2019 | Sydney | 6.30PM

FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Mountain Creek, Mount Kosciusko (1976) oil on canvas. SOLD for $1,708,000 (est. $800,000–1,200,000)
WILLIAM DOBELL 1899-1970 The Dead Landlord (1936) oil on board. SOLD for $1,220,000 (est. $900,000–1,100,000) ** AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST **
HOWARD ARKLEY 1951-1999 Rococo Rhythm 1992 synthetic polymer paint on canvas. SOLD for $1,098,000 (est. $800,000–1,000,000)
PETER BOOTH born 1940 Untitled 1999 oil on canvas. SOLD for $695,400 (est. $300,000–400,000) ** AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST **
RUSSELL DRYSDALE 1912-1981 The Aeroplane (1971) oil on canvas. SOLD for $634,400 (est. $350,000–550,000)
FREDERICK MCCUBBIN 1855-1917 An Old Politician 1879 oil on paper on board. SOLD for $585,600 (est. $80,000–100,000)
CRESSIDA CAMPBELL born 1960 Interior with Cat 2010 watercolour on incised woodblock. SOLD for $292,800 (est. $100,000–120,000) ** AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST **
Sale Number: AU0837

Important Australian Art


This highly-curated sale presents a truly ground-breaking selection of Australian works of art.  Surveying artistic practice from the last two centuries, this sale offers rare and never-before-seen examples of Colonialism, Naturalism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Modernism, and Abstraction, along with paintings, sculptures and works on paper by the most influential artistic innovators of historical, modern and contemporary Australian art.

AUCTION IN SYDNEY
27 AUGUST 2019 l 6.30 PM
INTERCONTINENTAL SYDNEY
117 MACQUARIE STREET, SYDNEY

EXHIBITION

Melbourne

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

TUESDAY 13 AUGUST -

SUNDAY 18 AUGUST

10AM - 5PM

 

Sydney

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

THURSDAY 22 AUGUST -

TUESDAY 27 AUGUST

10AM - 5PM



 
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 Sale Figure (including premium) $12,010,900

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EXHIBITION TIMES +

MELBOURNE

14-16 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE

TUESDAY 13 AUGUST -

SUNDAY 18 AUGUST

10AM - 5PM

SYDNEY

30 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA

THURSDAY 22 AUGUST -

TUESDAY 27 AUGUST

10AM - 5PM








Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Wendy Whiteley
1 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Blue Painting 1960

Estimate $55,000 - $75,000 Lot Sold: $207,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Wendy Whiteley
2 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Untitled White Painting III 1961

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
3 JOHN PASSMORE
1904-1984

Figure Reclining on Beach

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
4 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Lovers Reflected in a Pool (1961)

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2019
6 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

You-Yangs Landscape (1966)

Estimate $55,000 - $65,000 Lot Sold: $85,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2019
7 CRESSIDA CAMPBELL
born 1960

Interior with Cat 2010

Estimate $100,000 - $120,000 Lot Sold: $292,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2019
8 CRESSIDA CAMPBELL
born 1960

Xanthorrhoea 1987

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © William Robinson
9 WILLIAM ROBINSON
born 1936

Morning Tallanbanna 1998

Estimate $180,000 - $220,000 Lot Sold: $292,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Images
10 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Kelly in Landscape 1969

Estimate $450,000 - $650,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2019
11 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Mountain Creek, Mount Kosciusko (1976)

Estimate $800,000 - $1,200,000 Lot Sold: $1,708,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Peter Booth/Copyright Agency, 2019
12 PETER BOOTH
born 1940

Untitled 1999

Estimate $300,000 - $400,000 Lot Sold: $695,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Estate of Howard Arkley/Licensed by Kalli Rolfe Contem
13 HOWARD ARKLEY
1951-1999

Rococo Rhythm 1992

Estimate $800,000 - $1,000,000 Lot Sold: $1,098,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2019
14 CRESSIDA CAMPBELL
born 1960

Bamboo with Cliveas (2018)

Estimate $120,000 - $160,000 Lot Sold: $146,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2019
15 MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Still Life 1917

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 Lot Sold: $207,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2019
16 WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

The Dead Landlord (1936)

Estimate $900,000 - $1,100,000 Lot Sold: $1,220,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
17 RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

The Aeroplane (1971)

Estimate $350,000 - $550,000 Lot Sold: $634,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Reproduced with the permission of Jinx Nolan
18 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Antarctica 1964

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $85,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
19 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Ocean Beach, Rye (1957)

Estimate $180,000 - $220,000 Lot Sold: $195,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
20 ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

Towong Gap (1930)

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 Lot Sold: $341,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
21 E. PHILLIPS FOX
1865-1915

Landscape, between the Counties of Morbihan and Finistère 1889

Estimate $500,000 - $700,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837
22 ETHEL CARRICK
1872-1952

The Market 1919

Estimate $1,200,000 - $1,600,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837
23 ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

Cairo (1897)

Estimate $80,000 - $120,000 Lot Sold: $146,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
24 ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

St. Mary's, Darlinghurst and North Head (1921)

Estimate $180,000 - $220,000 Lot Sold: $353,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
25 ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

In My Studio 1913

Estimate $6,000 - $9,000 Lot Sold: $20,740 (including buyer's premium)

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