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THE DAVID NEWBY COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN ART, SYDNEY

JOHN RUSSELL
1858-1930

Portofino (1920)

Estimate $150,000 - $200,000

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THE DAVID NEWBY COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN ART, SYDNEY

JOHN RUSSELL

1858-1930
Portofino (1920)

oil on canvas on board
signed 'JR' lower right
50 x 58 cm

  • Lot Sold $220,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $268,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr Daniel Russell, Scotland, by descent from the artist
Australian, International & Contemporary Paintings, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 19 April 2005, lot 68, illustrated
Mr David Newby, Sydney, acquired from the above
The David Newby Collection of Australian Art, Sydney

Exhibited

John Peter Russell 1858-1931: Australian Impressionist, Wildenstein & Co. Ltd, London, July – August 1965, no. 35, 'Portofino c. 1920'

Literature

D.J. Finlay, 'John Peter Russell and His Friends', Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 3, No. 1, June 1965, p. 43 (illustrated)
Ann Galbally, The Art of John Peter Russell, Sun Books, Melbourne, 1977, cat. no. 258, 'Portofino, Italy', p. 112

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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
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
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
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Liza Hallam
The David Newby Collection of Australian Art

AU0813A  |  3 May 2017  |  Sydney
6.30 pm


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