Smith & Singer

Important Australian & International Art

AU0845 | 2 September 2020 | Sydney | 6.30PM

BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 White Corella 1987
oil on canvas, © Wendy Whiteley
Estimate $600,000–800,000
Sold for $750,000
WILLIAM ROBINSON born 1936 Back Creek Gorge to the Coomera 1994
oil on canvas, © William Robinson
Estimate $250,000–350,000
Sold for $512,500
ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Bathers, Shoalhaven Riverbank and Clouds (1984-1985)
oil on canvas, © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $300,000-400,000
Sold for $550,000
ELIOTH GRUNER 1882-1939 A Land of Wide Horizons, Michelago (1922)
oil on canvas
Estimate $80,000-100,000
Sold for $393,750
**AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST**
ARTHUR STREETON 1867-1943 Lagoon and Salute (1908)
oil on canvas
Estimate $150,000-250,000
Sold for $337,500
PENLEIGH BOYD 1890-1923 Springtime (1921)
oil on canvas
Estimate $50,000-70,000
Sold for $195,200
ALBERT NAMATJIRA 1902-1959 Glen Helen Gorge (circa 1945-1951)
watercolour over pencil on paper,© Namatjira Legacy Trust/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $38,000-45,000
Sold for $112,500
AKIO MAKIGAWA 1948-1999 Untitled (1992)
Carrara white marble and Carrara black marble, © Akio Makigawa/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $40,000–60,000
Sold for $100,000
Sale Number: AU0845

Important Australian & International Art

Surveying artistic practice from the last two centuries, the September Important Australian & International Art auction offered rare and never-before-seen examples of Naturalism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and Modernism, along with paintings, sculptures and works on paper by the most influential artistic innovators of historical, modern and contemporary Australian and international art.

Realising a total of $6,304,375 and with a sold rate of 149% by value and 87% by volume – the highest in more than a decade at Smith & Singer (formerly trading as Sotheby's Australia) – the September 2020 sale galvanised bidding from across Australia and the world. 

AUCTION IN SYDNEY
2 SEPTEMBER 2020 l 6.30 PM
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA, 
111 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA

 
CONTACT INFORMATION +

Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art 
Melbourne  |  Sydney 
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900 
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402 
E: Geoffrey Smith

Gary Singer

Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art 
Melbourne  |  Sydney 
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900 
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402 
E: Gary Singer
       
Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art 
Melbourne 
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900 
E: Fiona Hayward

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art 
Sydney 
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402 
E: Brett Ballard
Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art 
Melbourne 
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900 
E: Liza Hallam

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: Total Sale Figure (including premium + GST ) $6,304,375

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EXHIBITION TIMES +

SYDNEY

30 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA

WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST –

WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER

10AM - 5PM








Important Australian & International Art - AU0845
26 ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

The Oldest Olive Tree (1930)

$140,000-180,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845
27 TOM ROBERTS
1856-1931

J. P. Pfund, Esq. (1888)

$60,000-80,000 Lot Sold: $75,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 Illustrated
28 RUPERT BUNNY
1864-1947

Models in the Garden (circa 1912)

$150,000-250,000 Lot Sold: $200,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © H., C. and A. Glad
29 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

The Peacock Robe 1929

$35,000-55,000 Lot Sold: $43,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
30 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Burke on Camel (1963)

$10,000-15,000 Lot Sold: $21,250 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Bill Henson
31 BILL HENSON
born 1955

Untitled 1997/98

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $18,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Akio Makigawa/Copyright Agency, 2020
32 AKIO MAKIGAWA
1948-1999

Untitled (1992)

$40,000-60,000 Lot Sold: $100,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Akio Makigawa/Copyright Agency, 2020
33 AKIO MAKIGAWA
1948-1999

Untitled 1999

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $25,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Peter Booth/Copyright Agency, 2020
34 PETER BOOTH
born 1940

Painting (Figure Group) 1998

$100,000-150,000 Lot Sold: $125,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Courtesy of John Kelly
36 JOHN KELLY
born 1965

Cow and a Tree 2000

$30,000-50,000 Lot Sold: $37,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845
37 TIM STORRIER
born 1949

Evening Light 2007

$70,000-90,000 Lot Sold: $100,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
38 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Gympie (1948)

$120,000-160,000 Lot Sold: $150,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © William Robinson
39 WILLIAM ROBINSON
born 1936

Back Creek Gorge to the Coomera 1994

$250,000-350,000 Lot Sold: $512,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
40 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Bathers, Shoalhaven Riverbank and Clouds (1984-1985)

$300,000-400,000 Lot Sold: $550,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
41 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Triptych from The Australian Scapegoat (1988) a) Venus with Digger's Hat and Black Swan b) Mars Over Pulpit Rock c) The General Protecting His Money

$180,000-220,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2020
42 PABLO PICASSO
1881-1973

La fête de la patronne. Ces dames médisent de Degas, réduit á un tiers de profil (1971)

$3,000-5,000 Lot Sold: $5,250 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc/ARS. Copyright Agency, 2020
43 ANDY WARHOL
1928-1987

Giant Panda (1983)

$70,000-90,000 Lot Sold: $100,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845
44 LAWRENCE DAWS
born 1927

Glass House Mountains and Waterlily Pond (1992)

$5,000-7,000 Lot Sold: $19,125 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © The Estate of Pro Hart
45 PRO HART
1928-2006

Picnic at Yabby Creek (1994)

$5,000-7,000 Lot Sold: $22,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845
46 JOHN PASSMORE
1904-1984

The Sand Fight 1953

$8,000-12,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © The Estate of Grace Cossington Smith
47 GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH
1892-1984

Scrub Country along the Coast 1949

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $25,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Sali Herman/Copyright Agency, 2020
48 SALI HERMAN
1898-1993

Paddington Terraces 1968

$25,000-35,000 Lot Sold: $70,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © Albert & Barbara Tucker Foundation. Courtesy of Smith & Si
49 ALBERT TUCKER
1914-1999

Image of Modern Evil (1944)

$35,000-55,000 Lot Sold: $45,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0845 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
50 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Kelly and Horse

$10,000-15,000 Lot Sold: $35,000 (including buyer's premium)

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