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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW SOUTH WALES

GODFREY MILLER
1893-1964

Summer (1955-1957)

Estimate $180,000 - $220,000

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW SOUTH WALES

GODFREY MILLER

1893-1964
Summer (1955-1957)

oil, pen and ink on canvas
signed 'Godfrey Miller' lower right
64 x 81 cm
frame: original, maker unknown, Sydney

  • Lot Sold $190,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $231,800 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, let from the above on 16 September 1957
Mr and Mrs George Rodan, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent from the above
Important Australian + International Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 30 November 2011, lot 3, illustrated
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Godfrey Miller, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 7-19 July 1957, no. 3
Godfrey Miller Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 17 June – July 1959, no. 5
Recent Australian Painting, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, June – July 1961, no. 65 (label verso)
Godfrey Miller Memorial Exhibition, Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney, 16 February – 27 March 1965, no. 29
The Private Collector, Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney, 17-19 September 1965, no. 29
50 Years of the National School of Art. A Retrospective Exhibition of Major Artworks by Past Students and Staff of the National Art School, Bonython Gallery, Sydney, June 1974, no. 31
Fifty Years of the Macquarie Galleries: The Fourth Decade 1955-1965, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 28 May – 16 June 1975, no. 32
Godfrey Miller 1893-1964 , Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 March – 5 May 1996, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 15 May – 17 June 1996 (label verso)

Literature

John Ogburn, 'Godfrey Miller, Artist', The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 16 Febraury 1965, p. 23
John Henshaw, Godfrey Miller, Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney, 1965, plate 39, n.p. (illustrated)
Deborah Edwards, with contributions by John Henshaw and Ann Wookey, Godfrey Miller 1893-1964, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1996, plate 168, pp. 76, 78 (illustrated), 124
Simon Pierse, Australian Art and Artists in London, 1950-1965: An Antipodean Summer, Ashgate Publishing, Surry, 2012, pp. 107-108

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Important Australian Art

AU0828  |  28 Aug 2018  |  Sydney
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