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RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

The Aeroplane (1971)

Estimate $350,000 – $550,000

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© The Estate of Russell Drysdale

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

1912-1981
The Aeroplane (1971)

oil on canvas
signed 'Russell Drysdale' lower right; signed and inscribed '"THE AEROPLANE" - RUSSELL DRYSDALE / C/o LEICESTER GALLERIES / 22A. CORK STREET. / LONDON. N.1.' verso
50.6 x 61 cm

Provenance

Private Collection A Most Important Catalogue of Australian Traditional and Contemporary Paintings (Including a Large Selection from "The Landau Collection"), James R. Lawson, Sydney, 24 October 1978, lot 22, illustrated
Mr and Mrs Robert Holmes à Court, Perth, acquired from the above
Savill Galleries, Sydney, acquired from the above
Mr Basil Sellers AM, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1988, until Important Australian Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 23 November 2009, lot 37, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Literature

Russell Drysdale, The Leicester Galleries, London, 16 June - 15 July 1972, no. 26
Spring Exhibition, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 13 October - 3 November 1977, no. 90, illustrated

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