Sotheby's Australia
41
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HONORABLE WILLIAM EDWARD STANBRIDGE, MLC, JP, VICTORIA
FORMERLY ON LONG-TERM LOAN TO THE GEELONG ART GALLERY

EUGENE VON GUÉRARD
1811-1901

Breakneck Gorge, Hepburn Springs 1864

Estimate $1,000,000 - $1,200,000

JUMP TO LOT +



PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HONORABLE WILLIAM EDWARD STANBRIDGE, MLC, JP, VICTORIA
FORMERLY ON LONG-TERM LOAN TO THE GEELONG ART GALLERY

EUGENE VON GUÉRARD

1811-1901
Breakneck Gorge, Hepburn Springs 1864

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Eug.v.Guerard / 1864' lower left
53.0 x 98.7 cm
frame: original, maker unknown, Melbourne

  • Lot Sold $1,600,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,952,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Eugene von Guérard, Melbourne
The Honourable William Edward Stanbridge, MLC, JP, Wombat Station, Victoria, acquired from the above in 1864
Private Collection, Melbourne, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Millar and Anderson's store, Daylesford, 3 September 1864
Eugene von Guérard: Nature Revealed, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square, Melbourne, 16 April – 7 August 2011, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 17 December 2011 – 4 March 2012, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 27 April – 15 July 2012, illustrated
On long-term loan to Geelong Gallery, Victoria, 1999-2017

Literature

The Daylesford Record, Victoria, 3 September 1864
The Argus, Melbourne, 3 September 1864, p. 5
'Items of News', The Mount Alexander Mail, Victoria, 13 September 1864, p. 2
Ruth Pullin, Eugene von Guérard: Nature Revealed, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2011, pp. 199 (illustrated), 292
David Hansen, 'Eugene von Guerard: Nature Revealed', Art and Australia, Sydney, vol. 49, no. 4, Summer 2012, p. 674
David R. Marshall, 'Eugen von Guérard's Views of the Daylesford Region for William E. Stanbridge', The La Trobe Journal, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Nos. 93-94, September 2014, pp. 24, 32-34

CONTACT INFO +

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
Sally Upjohn

Sally Upjohn

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Sally Upjohn
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Liza Hallam
Important Australian Art

AU0813B  |  3 May 2017  |  Sydney
7 pm