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PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAME KIRI TE KANAWA, NEW ZEALAND

LLOYD REES
1895-1988

Solitude 1978

Estimate $150,000 - $180,000

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© The Estate of Lloyd Rees/Copyright Agency, 2018

PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAME KIRI TE KANAWA, NEW ZEALAND

LLOYD REES

1895-1988
Solitude 1978

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'L REES / 78' lower left
92.5 x 123.5 cm

Provenance

Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
Savill Galleries, Sydney, acquired from the above in February 1985
Mr Barry Taffs, Sydney, acquired from the above in April 1985
Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Auckland
Treasures from the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Collection, International Art Centre, Auckland, 10 April 2018, lot 9, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Landscape and Image: A Selection of Australian Art of the 1970s, Bandung, 27 July – 8 August 1978, Yogyakarta, 19-22 August 1978, Jakarta, 29 August – 10 September 1978, no. 25, 'Solitude II', illustrated
Lloyd Rees: A Tribute to Sydney, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 19 January – 12 February 1979, no. 6, 'Solitude', illustrated
Lloyd Rees: Lumiere du Bout du Monde, Printemps Haussmann, Paris, 20 May – 20 June 1987, illustrated
20th Century Australian and New Zealand Painting, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney, March – April 1995, no. 37, illustrated

Literature

Art and Australia, Ure Smith, Sydney, December 1978, p. 96 (illustrated)
Art and Australia, The Fine Arts Press, Sydney, Vol. 36, No. 2, 1998, (illustrated)

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