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THE DAVID NEWBY COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN ART, SYDNEY

ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Landscape with Waterhole and Herons, near Alice Springs 1954

Estimate $400,000 - $600,000

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© The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

THE DAVID NEWBY COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN ART, SYDNEY

ARTHUR BOYD

1920-1999
Landscape with Waterhole and Herons, near Alice Springs 1954

oil, tempera and resin on composition board
signed and dated 'Arthur Boyd 54' lower right
91.5 x 122 cm
frame: original, Martin Smith, Melbourne

  • Lot Sold $480,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $585,600 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr Guy Boyd, Melbourne, acquired directly from the artist in 1954
Mrs Phyllis Boyd, Melbourne, by descent from the above
Fine Australian and European Paintings, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 24 November 1998, lot 106, illustrated
Mr David Newby, Sydney, acquired from the above
The David Newby Collection of Australian Art, Sydney

Exhibited

Arthur Boyd's Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2 April – 4 May 1970, no. 32
Arthur Boyd: Brides, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 29 November 2014 – 9 March 2015, no. 4, illustrated

Literature

Franz Philipp, Arthur Boyd, Thames and Hudson, London, 1967, cat 5:66, pp. 143, 249
Patricia Dobrez and Peter Herbst, The Art of the Boyds, Bay Books, Sydney, 1990, plate 139, pp. 130, 131 (illustrated)
Geoffrey Smith, 'Catalogue Raisonné: Arthur Boyd's Central Australia Landscapes 1953-1960 and Bride Series 1954-1960', in Kendrah Morgan, Arthur Boyd: Brides, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2014, cat. no. 4, pp. 35 (illustrated), 58 (illustrated)

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Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
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E: Geoffrey Smith

Gary Singer

Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art
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E: Gary Singer
       
Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Fiona Hayward

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
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E: Brett Ballard
Sally Upjohn

Sally Upjohn

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Sally Upjohn
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Liza Hallam
The David Newby Collection of Australian Art

AU0813A  |  3 May 2017  |  Sydney
6.30 pm


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