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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON

IAN FAIRWEATHER
1891-1974

Mother and Child (circa 1955)

$180,000–220,000

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© The Estate of Ian Fairweather/Copyright Agency, 2019

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON

IAN FAIRWEATHER

1891-1974
Mother and Child (circa 1955)

synthetic polymer paint and gouache on paper on composition board
signed 'IF' lower right
53.3 x 38 cm

  • Lot Sold $180,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $219,600 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection
Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney, 1967
Private Collection, London, acquired from the above

Exhibited

(Possibly) Ian Fairweather, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 7-19 March 1956, no. 9, 'Seated Figure'
(Possibly) Contemporary Australian Paintings, Pacific Loan Exhibition on board Orient Line S.S. Orcades, Sydney, 2 October 1956, Auckland, 8 October 1956, Honolulu, 16 October 1956, Vancouver, 22 October 1956, San Francisco, 25 October 1956, no. 24, 'Seated Figure'

Literature

Murray Bail, Ian Fairweather, Bay Books, Sydney, 1981, cat. no. 118, cover (illustrated), pp. 137 (illustrated), 240
Murray Bail, Ian Fairweather, Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2009, cat. no. 126, plate 95, pp. 117 (illustrated), 253

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Brett Ballard

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Australian & International Art
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E: Brett Ballard
Liza Hallam

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Administrator

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Important Australian & International Art

AU0833  |  9 Apr 2019  |  Sydney
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