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TOM ROBERTS
1856-1931

She-Oak and Sunlight (1889)

Estimate $220,000 – $280,000

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TOM ROBERTS

1856-1931
She-Oak and Sunlight (1889)

oil on wood
30.5 x 30 cm

  • Lot Sold $770,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $939,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, by descent from the above

Exhibited

The 9 by 5 Impression Exhibition, Buxton's Art Gallery, Melbourne, 17 August 1889, no. 19, 2 gns
Heidelberg Art Exhibition, Ivanhoe Hall, 16 November 1934, no. 25, 'The Sheoaks'
Australian Impressionism, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 31 March - 8 July 2007, no. 9.24, illustrated

Literature

The Evening Standard, Melbourne, 17 August 1889, p. 1
Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts 1856-1931: A Catalogue Raisonne, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1985, Vol. 1, cat. no. 171, 'The She-Oak c. 1889-91', pp. 43 (illustrated), 120, Vol. 2, plate 31
Terence Lane (ed.), Australian Impressionism, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2007, pp. 170 (illustrated), 330-331

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Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
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