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PROPERTY FROM THE JOSEPH BROWN COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH
1892-1984

Fruit in the Window 1957

Estimate $200,000 - $250,000

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© The Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

PROPERTY FROM THE JOSEPH BROWN COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH

1892-1984
Fruit in the Window 1957

oil on composition board
signed and dated 'G. Cossington Smith 57' lower left; signed and inscribed 'Fruit in the Window. / Grace Cossington Smith / 50 Gns.' verso (on label)
78.5 x 58 cm

  • Lot Sold $370,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $451,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Mr E. York Seymour, Sydney, acquired from the above in December 1957
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent from the above
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne (stock 7328)
Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 21 April 1980
Private Collection, Melbourne, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Christmas Exhibition, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 4-21 December 1957, no. 20, 50 gns
Spring Exhibition 1979, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 17-30 October 1979, no. 110, illustrated
Australian Paintings from the Joseph Brown Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 4 May – 18 June 1989, no. 74
Masterpieces of Modern Australian Art, Bonhams & Goodman, Melbourne, 29 May – 1 June 2008, no. 21

Literature

Daniel Thomas, Outlines of Australian Art: The Joseph Brown Collection, Macmillan, Melbourne, 1989, no. 211, illustrated

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Important Australian Art

AU0828  |  28 Aug 2018  |  Sydney
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