Sotheby's Australia
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PROPERTY FROM THE ABRAHAMS FAMILY COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

E. PHILLIPS FOX
1865-1915

Monastery, San Lazzaro (1907)

Estimate $300,000 - $400,000

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PROPERTY FROM THE ABRAHAMS FAMILY COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

E. PHILLIPS FOX

1865-1915
Monastery, San Lazzaro (1907)

oil on canvas
signed 'E. Phillips Fox' lower right
44.5 x 64.8 cm

  • Lot Sold $870,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,061,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Guildhall, Melbourne
Mr Laurence Abrahams, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1908
Mrs Esther Abrahams, Melbourne, by descent from the above
Private Collection, Melbourne, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Exhibition of Pictures by E. Phillips Fox,Guildhall, Melbourne, March 1908, no. 61, 35 gns
Loan Exhibition of Australian Paintings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 9 July – 29 August 1925, no. 210, 'The Colonnade'
Art, Love and Life: Ethel Carrick and E. Phillips Fox, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 16 April – 7 August 2011, 'The Colonnade', illustrated

Literature

Mr. Phillips Fox's Pictures', The Argus, Melbourne, 29 February 1908, p. 21
Ruth Zubans, E. Phillips Fox: His Life and Art, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 1995, cat. no. 238, 'The Colonnade', plate C39, p. 223
Angela Goddard, Art, Love and Life: Ethel Carrick and E. Phillips Fox, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 16 April – 7 August 2011, pp. 48-49 (illustrated), 155, back cover (illustrated), 'The Colonnade'

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Important Australian Art

AU0816  |  16 Aug 2017  |  Sydney
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