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PROPERTY FROM A CORPORATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Storm Approaching, Wangi 1948

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000

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© The Estate of William Dobell. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

PROPERTY FROM A CORPORATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

WILLIAM DOBELL

1899-1970
Storm Approaching, Wangi 1948

oil on cardboard on composition board
signed and dated 'W DOBELL 48' lower right
32.9 x 56 cm

  • Lot Sold $335,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $408,700 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr Frank Clune and Mrs Thelma Clune, Sydney, acquired directly from the artist in 1948
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne
Corporate Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1991

Exhibited

The Wynne Art Prize, 1948, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 January - 7 March 1949, no. 9
William Dobell: Exhibition of Paintings, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 27 January - 17 February 1954, no. 41, 'Storm Over Wangi'
Famous Paintings from Australian Homes, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 14-24 May 1957, no. 6, 'Storm Over Wangi'
William Dobell, Museum of Modern Art of Australia, Melbourne, 17 May - 10 June 1960, no. 17, '1947'
William Dobell: Paintings from 1926-1964, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 July - 30 August 1964, no. 114

Literature

Brisbane Telegraph, Brisbane, 21 January 1949, p. 5
The Sun, Sydney, 21 January 1949, p. 3
Barrier Daily Truth, Broken Hill, 22 January 1949, p. 5
Maryborough Chronicle, Maryborough, 22 January 1949, p. 1
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, Newcastle, 22 January 1949, p. 1 (illustrated)
The Advertiser, Adelaide, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Age, Melbourne, 22 January 1949, p. 3
The Argus, Melbourne, 22 January 1949, p. 5
The Bathurst National Advocate, Bathurst, 22 January 1949, p. 2
The Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, 22 January 1949, p. 3
The Canberra Times, Canberra, 22 January 1949, p. 2
The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Daily Advertiser, Wagga Wagga, 22 January 1949, p. 3
The Daily Examiner, Grafton, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Daily Mercury, Mackay, 22 January 1949, p. 3
The Examiner, Launceston, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Kalgoorlie Miner, Kalgoorlie, 22 January 1949, p. 4
The Mail, Adelaide, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Mercury, Hobart, 22 January 1949, p. 4
The Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Northern Miner, Charters Towers, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Northern Star, Lismore, 22 January 1949, p. 5
The Queensland Times, Ipswich, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 22 January 1949, p. 3
The Townsville Daily Bulletin, Townsville, 22 January 1949, p. 1
The West Australian, Perth, 22 January 1949, pp. 2, 4
Newcastle Morning Herald, Newcastle, 24 January 1949, p. 2
The Daily Examiner, Grafton, 24 January 1949, p. 1
The Mercury, Hobart, 24 January 1949, p. 5
The Northern Star, Lismore, 24 January 1949, p. 5
The Sun, Sydney, 24 January 1949, p. 9
The Narandera Argus, Narrandera, 25 January 1949, p. 2
The Riverine Grazier, Hay, 25 January 1949, p. 2
The Mercury, Hobart, 26 January 1949, p. 3
The Weekly Times, Melbourne, 26 January 1949, p. 4
The Central Queensland Herald, Rockhampton, 27 January 1949, p. 15
The Daily News, Perth, 27 January 1949, p. 6
Great Southern Herald, Kantanning, 28 January 1949, p. 1
The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 3 February 1949, p. 8
The Western Mail, Perth, 10 February 1949, p. 11
James Gleeson,William Dobell, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964, cat. no. 156, plate XVII, pp. 81, 84, 85 (illustrated), 86, 196
Brian Adams, Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of William Dobell, Hutchinson Group, Melbourne, 1983, f.p. 195 (illustrated), 228, 236
Barry Pearce and Hendrik Kolenberg, William Dobell: The Painter's Progress, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1997, p. 90
Elizabeth Donaldson, William Dobell: An Artist's Life, Exisle Publishing, New South Wales, 2010, pp. 106 (illustrated), 107, 109, 201 (illustrated)
Elizabeth Donaldson and Robert Donaldson, William Dobell: His Life, Art and Home, Elizabeth and Robert Donaldson, New South Wales, 2011, pp. 58, 59 (illustrated)
Scott Bevan, The Life of William Dobell, Simon & Schuster, Sydney, 2014, pp. 225, 226, 227, 228

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