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 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
51 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Poinsettia 1957

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $42,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Garry Shead/Copyright Agency, 2019
52 GARRY SHEAD
born 1942

The Sleeping Model 2000

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
53 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Irrigation Lake, Wimmera (1980)

Estimate $100,000 - $140,000 Lot Sold: $195,200 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
54 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Flower Seller 1964

Estimate $14,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $43,920 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
55 ROY DE MAISTRE
1894-1968

Flowers in Jug

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $24,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
56 JUSTIN O'BRIEN
1917-1996

Fishermen (1968)

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000 Lot Sold: $42,700 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
57 JUSTIN O'BRIEN
1917-1996

The Acrobats (1949)

Estimate $120,000 - $160,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2019
58 MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Wheelflower (1929)

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2019
59 CRESSIDA CAMPBELL
born 1960

Still Life with Lilies and Ranunculus (2006)

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Lot Sold: $87,840 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
60 CLARICE BECKETT
1887-1935

Saturday

Estimate $18,000 - $25,000 Lot Sold: $51,240 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Lou Klepac
61 NORA HEYSEN
1911-2003

A Study 1931

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000 Lot Sold: $67,100 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Hans Heysen/Copyright Agency, 2019
62 HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

Approaching Storm with Bushfire Haze 1913

Estimate $35,000 - $45,000 Lot Sold: $91,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Hans Heysen/Copyright Agency, 2019
63 HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

White Gums: A Study

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $9,760 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Hans Heysen/Copyright Agency, 2019
64 HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

(In the Ranges) 1917

Estimate $8,000 - $10,000 Lot Sold: $17,080 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Namatjira Legacy Trust/Copyright Agency, 2019
65 ALBERT NAMATJIRA
1902-1959

Ghost Gums, James Range

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $46,360 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
66 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Morning Landscape (1965)

Estimate $45,000 - $65,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Alan and Jancis Rees/Copyright Agency, 2018
67 LLOYD REES
1895-1988

The Gold of Burgundy 1974

Estimate $80,000 - $120,000 Lot Sold: $231,800 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Images
68 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

View from the Artist's Studio, Parkville, Melbourne (1944)

Estimate $28,000 - $38,000 Lot Sold: $41,480 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
69 YOSL BERGNER
1920-2017

Carlton Slum 1944

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
70 RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

Man with Ram (1941)

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $67,100 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Images
71 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Headland 1964

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $115,900 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2019
72 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Wimmera Landscape with Windmill

Estimate $80,000 - $100,000 Lot Sold: $97,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Jennifer Dickerson/Copyright Agency, 2019
74 ROBERT DICKERSON
1924-2015

Woolloomooloo

Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Lot Sold: $85,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019
75 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

It is Cheaper to Ride on the Roofs of Taxis than Inside Them (Scott Floating) 1973

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $73,200 (including buyer's premium)

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