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 © Lin Onus Estate/Copyright Agency, 2019
76 LIN ONUS
1948-1996

Guyi Buypuru (Fish and River Rock) (1995)

Estimate $150,000 - $180,000 Lot Sold: $183,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © William Robinson
78 WILLIAM ROBINSON
born 1936

Tea with Rock Cakes 2014

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Criss Canning/Copyright Agency, 2019
79 CRISS CANNING
born 1947

Poppy (2012)

Estimate $20,000 - $25,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Estate of David Larwill/Copyright Agency, 2019
80 DAVID LARWILL
1956-2011

Bird 2011

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $36,600 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
81 DALE FRANK
born 1959

His Talent Was Like Being Stuck Behind a Long Vehicle 2012

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Tim Maguire/Courtesy of Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
82 TIM MAGUIRE
born 1958

Untitled 2004 0302 2004

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $115,900 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837
83 AMANDA MARBURG
born 1976

Far Gone 2002

Estimate $18,000 - $22,000
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Courtesy of John Kelly
84 JOHN KELLY
born 1965

Man Lifting Cow (Large) 2017

Estimate $55,000 - $65,000 Lot Sold: $146,400 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian Art - AU0837 © Courtesy of John Kelly
85 JOHN KELLY
born 1965

Form and Function, 2001

Estimate $14,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)

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