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TOM ROBERTS
1856-1931

The Two Roads to Monbulk 1924

Estimate $160,000 – $190,000

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TOM ROBERTS

1856-1931
The Two Roads to Monbulk 1924

oil on plywood
signed and dated 'Tom Roberts / 24.' lower left
44.6 x 58.5 cm
frame: original, John Thallon, Melbourne

  • Lot Sold $200,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $244,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

The Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 17 November 1924
Private Collection, Victoria, by descent from the above

Exhibited

An Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Tom Roberts, The Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne, 17-29 September 1924, no. 2, 125 gns (label verso)
Loan Exhibition of Pictures from Private Art Galleries of Victoria In Aid of The Lord Mayor's Fund for the Metropolitan Hospitals, Town Hall, Melbourne, 3 November 1930, no. 4
A Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by the Late Tom Roberts, The Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne, 21 June - 2 July 1932, no. 23
Exhibition of Paintings (From Private Collections), Melbourne Town Hall, 24-27 March 1944, no. 141
Tom Roberts Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, November 1947 - January 1948; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, February - March 1948, no. 53, 'The Patch, Kallista' (label verso)

Literature

Mr. Tom Roberts's' Paintings', The Argus, Melbourne, 17 September 1924, p. 16
'Mr. Tom Roberts's Paintings', The Australasian, Melbourne, 20 September 1924, p. 46
'Mr. Tom Roberts's Pictures', The Argus, Melbourne, 23 September 1924, p. 21
Helen Topliss, Tom Roberts: A Catalogue Raisonn&#233, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1985, Vol. 1, cat. no. 576, p. 207, Vol. 2, plate 223 (illustrated)

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Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
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