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JEFFREY SMART
1921-2013

Approach to a City III (1968)

Estimate $650,000 – $850,000

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© The Estate of Jeffrey Smart

JEFFREY SMART

1921-2013
Approach to a City III (1968)

oil on canvas
signed 'JEFFREY SMART' lower right
66 x 81 cm

  • Lot Sold $650,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $793,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Clive Evatt, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1969
Australian & International Fine Art, Menzies, Sydney, 24 June 2010, lot 36, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Important Australian & International Fine Paintings & Sculpture, Menzies, Sydney, 22 March 2012, lot 40, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Jeffrey Smart, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 17-29 September 1969, no. 8, illustrated
Jeffrey Smart Retrospective Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 August - 31 October 1999; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 26 November 1999 - 6 February 2000; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 10 March - 21 May 2000; Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, 10 June - 6 August 2000, no. 32, illustrated
Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart Paintings 1940-2011, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 October - 14 December 2012; TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 21 December 2012 - 1 April 2013, no. 40, illustrated

Literature

Sandra McGrath, 'Jeffrey Smart', Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 7, No. 1, June 1969, p. 39 (illustrated), 'Approach to a City II'
Bernard Smith, Australian Painting 1788-1970, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1971, p. 396 (illustrated)
Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Gryphon Books, Melbourne, 1983, cat. no. 499, pp. 58 (illustrated), 110
Edmund Capon with contributions by Barry Pearce and Peter Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1999, pp. 96-97 (illustrated), 112 (illustrated), 113 (illustrated), 207
Barry Pearce, Jeffrey Smart, The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2005, pp. 92 (illustrated), 95 (illustrated)
Christopher Allen, Jeffrey Smart: Unpublished Paintings 1940-2007, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 2008, p. 50 (illustrated)
Barry Pearce, Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart Paintings 1940-2011, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2012, pp. 70-71 (illustrated), 131

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Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art 
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Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art 
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Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art 
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Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art 
Sydney 
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E: Brett Ballard
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art 
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E: Liza Hallam
Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
6.30PM


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