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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY HUGH ALEXANDER MCCLURE SMITH CVO

RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

Head of a Boy (1949)

Estimate $300,000 - $400,000

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© The Estate of Russell Drysdale

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY HUGH ALEXANDER MCCLURE SMITH CVO

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

1912-1981
Head of a Boy (1949)

oil on canvas on composition board
signed 'Russell Drysdale' upper right
40.5 x 30.2 cm
frame: original, S.A. Parker, Sydney

  • Lot Sold $500,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $610,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr Hugh Alexander McClure Smith, Sydney, by 1950
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent from the above

Literature

Joseph Burke, The Paintings of Russell Drysdale, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1951, p. 51

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Important Australian Art

AU0813B  |  3 May 2017  |  Sydney
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