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 © H., C. and A. Glad
26 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Rita

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $31,720 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © H., C. and A. Glad
27 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Sirens 1938

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $19,520 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
28 LOUIS BUVELOT
1814-1888

Goodman's Creek, Bacchus Marsh 1876

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 Lot Sold: $122,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
29 EUGENE VON GUÉRARD
1811-1901

Lake Wakatipu, with Mount Earnslaw, New Zealand (1877)

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 Lot Sold: $231,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
30 JACOB JANSSEN
1779-1856

View of Sydney 1850

Estimate $600,000 - $800,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837
31 FREDERICK MCCUBBIN
1855-1917

An Old Politician 1879

Estimate $80,000 - $100,000 Lot Sold: $585,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
32 FREDERICK MCCUBBIN
1855-1917

(A Quiet Study) (1886)

Estimate $220,000 - $320,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © H., C. and A. Glad
33 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Ladies for Ransom 1939

Estimate $280,000 - $380,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © H., C. and A. Glad
34 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

'War Is Here, You Men' 1934

Estimate $85,000 - $95,000 Lot Sold: $103,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2019
35 WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Hedley R. Marston, F.R.S. (1952)

Estimate $80,000 - $100,000 Lot Sold: $134,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2019
36 WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Study for Portrait of Ngo Dinh Diem 1964

Estimate $18,000 - $25,000 Lot Sold: $36,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Estate of Sir Ivor Hele
37 IVOR HELE
1912-1993

Self Portrait (Aldinga) 1949

Estimate $35,000 - $55,000 Lot Sold: $67,100 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
38 JAMES R. JACKSON
1882-1975

The Spit Bridge, Sydney

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Estate of Hans Heysen/Copyright Agency, 2019
39 HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

Young Gums, Ambleside (1918)

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $26,840 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Hans Heysen/Copyright Agency, 2019
40 HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

Still Life with Fruit and Flowers 1923

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000 Lot Sold: $67,100 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
41 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Red Girl with Hands 1962

Estimate $40,000 - $60,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
42 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

(Five Friends) (circa 1962)

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Lot Sold: $103,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
44 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Bride and Groom, The Consummation (1967)

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Images
45 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Kelly Study VI 1962

Estimate $220,000 - $280,000 Lot Sold: $244,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
46 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Bather 1958

Estimate $45,000 - $65,000 Lot Sold: $103,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
47 TIM STORRIER
born 1949

Incendiary Line

Estimate $120,000 - $160,000 Lot Sold: $195,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
48 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Shoalhaven with White Cockatoo

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $39,040 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2019
49 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

Paul Klee's Statement 1991

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
50 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

The Expulsion

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $58,560 (including buyer's premium)

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