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ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

View from Mt. Toorong (Study for Australia Felix) (1907)

Estimate $40,000 – $60,000

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ARTHUR STREETON

1867-1943
View from Mt. Toorong (Study for Australia Felix) (1907)

oil on wood panel
signed 'A STREETON' lower left
18.5 x 24.2 cm

  • Lot Sold $55,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $67,100 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr John Young, Sydney
An Important Collection of Pictures drawn from the collections of Mr. F.W. Allen and Mr. John Young, James R. Lawson, Sydney, 21 November 1933, lot 77, 'Australian Landscape (A Study for "Australia Felix," the artist's masterpiece is now in the Adelaide Gallery)', (unsold)
The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Captain Ian Moffat-Pender and Mrs Lorna Moffat-Pender, Melbourne, acquired from the above in September 1942, for £21.0.0
Collection of Australian Pictures including the Mrs. Lorna Moffatt-Pender Collection of Sir Arthur Streeton's Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 31 August 1962, lot 48, 'Australia Felix', 150 gns
Mr and Mrs K.B. Mason, Adelaide, by 1968
Mr and Mrs T.N. Phillips, Adelaide
Fine Australian & International Art, Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 31 May 2010, lot 6, 'Study for Australia Felix', illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

An Exhibition of Pictures by Arthur Streeton Prior to his Return to Europe, Upper Hibernian Hall, Melbourne, 20 April 1907, no. 64, 'View from Mt. Toorong', £12.12.0
A Collection of Pictures Representing Australian and English Artists, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1-14 August 1939, no. 26, 'Sketch for "Australia Felix"', 25 gns
Sir Arthur Streeton Exhibition, Adelaide Festival of Arts, John Martin & Co. Limited, Adelaide, 6-23 March 1968, no. 81, 'Australia Felix', (label verso)
Exhibition of Past Australian Painters lent from Private South Australian Collections, John Martin & Co. Limited, Adelaide, 8-29 March 1974, lot 108a, 'Sketch for Australia Felix', (label verso)
Our Country: Australian Federation Landscapes 1900-1914, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 14 September - 18 November 2001, illustrated

Literature

Ron Radford, Our Country: Australian Federation Landscapes 1900-1914, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2001, p. 42 (illustrated)

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Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
6.30PM


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