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PROPERTY FROM THE JOANNA DUSSELDORP COLLECTION, SYDNEY

WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Woman in Restaurant (1934)

$80,000-120,000

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© The Estate of William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2019

PROPERTY FROM THE JOANNA DUSSELDORP COLLECTION, SYDNEY

WILLIAM DOBELL

1899-1970
Woman in Restaurant (1934)

oil on cardboard
signed 'WilliAm Dobell' lower right
22.3 x 19.7 cm

Provenance

Mr Norman Schureck, Sydney, acquired by March 1942
The Norman Schureck Collection of Valuable Pictures, James R. Lawson, Sydney, 28 March 1962, lot 62, 'Study for Woman in Restaurant', 4,500 gns
Terry Clune Galleries, Sydney, acquired from the above (label verso)
Mrs Joanna C. Dusseldorp, Sydney, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Margaret Preston and William Dobell Loan Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 March - 16 April 1942, no. 44, 'Study for Woman in Restaurant'
William Dobell, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 1-26 August 1944, no. 4, 'Paris Caf\xE9'
Norman Schureck Loan Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 May-29 June 1958, no. 38
William Dobell: Paintings from 1926-1964, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 July - 30 August 1964, no. 30 (label verso)
William Dobell: An Exhibition of Selected Works, Commonwealth Festival of Arts, Qantas Gallery, London, 14 September - 16 October 1965, no. 4
Loreto Arts Festival, Loreto Covent, Sydney, 6-8 May 1966, no. 55

Literature

William Dobell', Australia National Journal, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1 February 1942, p. 62 (illustrated), 'Femme au restaurant'
Howard Ashton, 'Dobell's Art Exhibition', The Sun, Sydney, 1 August 1944, p. 5
'William Dobell Loan Exhibition', The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 1 August 1944, p. 11
Sydney Ure Smith (ed.), The Art of William Dobell, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1946, p. 64 (illustrated)
'Dobell Works Bought For \xA347,000', The Canberra Times, Canberra, 28 March 1962, p. 1
'Noonday Frenzy for Dobells', The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 28 March 1962, pp. 1 (illustrated), 2
Carol Tattersfield, 'Art - For Pleasure or Profit', The Australian Women's Weekly, Sydney, 2 May 1962, p. 11
'Desmond O'Grady and Vic Worstead, 'Investment in Art', The Bulletin, Sydney, 14 April 1962, p. 14
Patricia Best, 'Collector's Treasures for Sydney Auction', The Australian Women's Weekly, Sydney, 14 November 1962, p. 8
James Gleeson, William Dobell, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964, cat. 28, plate 16, pp. 22, 23, 129 (illustrated), 189
Carl Ruhen, The Auctioneers: Lawsons: The First 100 Years, Ayers & James, Sydney, 1984, p. 129
Brian Adams, Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of William Dobell, Hutchinson Australia, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 283-284
Christopher Heathcote, Inside the Art Market: Australia's Galleries, A History 1956-1976, Thames & Hudson, Melbourne, 2016, p. 81

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