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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

The Game 1954

Estimate $150,000 - $200,000

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© The Estate of Jeffrey Smart

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

JEFFREY SMART

1921-2013
The Game 1954

oil on composition board
signed and dated 'JEFFREY SMART 54' lower right; signed and inscribed "BALL "GAME" Jeffrey Smart 35 gns' verso (on frame)
69 x 92 cm
frame: original, maker unknown

  • Lot Sold $140,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $170,800 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr William Thompson, Sydney, acquired from the above in November 1955 for 30 gns
Australian and International Paintings, including Contemporary Australian Art, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 1 May 2000, lot 129, illustrated
Private Collection, Victoria, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Autumn Exhibition, Contemporary Art Society, David Jones' Art Gallery, April – May 1954, no. 125, 35 gns

Literature

Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Melbourne, 1983, cat. no. 315, p. 106, '1957'

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