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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

Landscape of Rocks 1949

$180,000–220,000

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© The Estate of Russell Drysdale

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

1912-1981
Landscape of Rocks 1949

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Russell Drysdale 49' lower right
30.7 x 46 cm
frame: original, maker unknown, Sydney

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

Provenance

The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1949
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Russell Drysdale: 1948-1949, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 23 March - 4 April 1949, no. 7
Russell Drysdale: Retrospective 1937-1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 5 October - 6 November 1960, no. 58 (label verso)
Russell Drysdale: Retrospective 1937-1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 5 October - 6 November 1960, no. 58
Fifty Years of the Macquarie Galleries: The Third Decade 1945-1955, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 7-26 May 1975, no. 5

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Specialists

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Geoffrey Smith

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Australian & International Art
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E: Geoffrey Smith

Gary Singer

Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art
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E: Gary Singer
       
Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Fiona Hayward

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Brett Ballard
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Liza Hallam
Important Australian & International Art

AU0833  |  9 Apr 2019  |  Sydney
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