Smith & Singer

Important Australian & International Art

AU0847 | 18 November 2020 | Sydney | 6.30PM

JOHN OLSEN born 1928 People Who Live in Victoria Street 1960
oil on composition board, © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $450,000–650,000
Sold for $775,000
ARTHUR STREETON 1867-1943 A Southern View, Olinda (1933)
oil on canvas
Estimate $300,000–500,000
Sold for $475,000
FRED WILLIAMS 1927-1982 Lysterfield Landscape (1968)
oil on canvas, © Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $450,000–650,000
Sold for $575,000
CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI circa 1932-2002 Rain Dreaming Dance (1972)
synthetic polymer paint on composition board, © Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $200,000–300,000
Sold for $250,000
SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992 Ned Kelly: In the Bush 1955
enamel paint on composition board, © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $550,000–750,000
Sold for $875,000
DEL KATHRYN BARTON born 1972 I have come to tell you that I have freed myself. You too can do the same 2005-2006
synthetic polymer paint, gouache, watercolour and pen on polyester canvas, © Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Estimate $300,000–400,000
Sold for $375,000
ARTHUR BOYD 1920-1999 Rocks in Budgong Creek, New South Wales (1979)
oil on canvas, © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $220,000–260,000
Sold for $412,500
MARGARET PRESTON 1875-1963 Rock Lilies 1932
oil on canvas, © Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $80,000–100,000
Sold for $200,000
CRESSIDA CAMPBELL born 1960 Wheat and Sky (2016)
watercolour on incised woodblock, © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2020
Estimate $100,000–150,000
Sold for $237,500
Sale Number: AU0847

Important Australian & International Art

The November 2020 auction of Important Australian & International Art offered a highly-curated selection of rare and never-before-seen examples of the very best in Australian and international art.  Surveying 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 – the sale realised $6,446,250

Comprising works from renowned collections across Australia, the auction included several rediscovered masterpieces that offered at auction for the first time.

AUCTION IN SYDNEY
18 NOVEMBER 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 ) $6,446,250

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EXHIBITION TIMES +

MELBOURNE

14-16 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE

THURSDAY 5 NOVEMBER -

SUNDAY 8 NOVEMBER

10AM - 5PM

SYDNEY

30 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA

WEDNESDAY 11 NOVEMBER -

WEDNESDAY 18 NOVEMBER

10AM - 5PM








Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
1 LOUDON SAINTHILL
1919-1969

The Woman from a Far Country 1947

$5,000-7,000 Lot Sold: $12,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Estate of Justin O'Brien
2 JUSTIN O'BRIEN
1917-1996

Women in Room with Bird (1948-1949)

$40,000-60,000 Lot Sold: $60,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
3 CLARICE BECKETT
1887-1935

Sunset, Beaumaris

$30,000-40,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Margaret Preston/Copyright Agency, 2020
4 MARGARET PRESTON
1875-1963

Rock Lilies 1932

$80,000-100,000 Lot Sold: $200,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © John Perceval/Copyright Agency, 2020
5 JOHN PERCEVAL
1923-2000

Boats on a Changing Tide, Mordialloc 1968

$80,000-120,000 Lot Sold: $112,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2020
6 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

People Who Live in Victoria Street 1960

$450,000-650,000 Lot Sold: $775,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
7 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Rocks in Budgong Creek, New South Wales (1979)

$220,000-260,000 Lot Sold: $412,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2020
8 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Lysterfield Landscape (1968)

$450,000-650,000 Lot Sold: $575,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
9 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Ned Kelly: In the Bush 1955

$550,000-750,000 Lot Sold: $875,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
11 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Wimmera Landscape 1943

$100,000-150,000 Lot Sold: $162,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
13 ELIOTH GRUNER
1882-1939

The Gulf, Avoca 1932

$100,000-150,000 Lot Sold: $162,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
14 ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

A Southern View, Olinda (1933)

$300,000-500,000 Lot Sold: $475,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
15 RUPERT BUNNY
1864-1947

Portrait of Mlle Morel (1895)

$800,000-1,200,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
16 FREDERICK MCCUBBIN
1855-1917

Golden Light 1913

$350,000-450,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
17 WALTER WITHERS
1854-1914

After the Heat of the Day 1891

$150,000-250,000 Lot Sold: $187,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
18 ETHEL CARRICK
1872-1952

Watching the Fleet from the Domain 1913

$250,000-350,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
19 RUPERT BUNNY
1864-1947

Sur Le Tapis De Varech (1913)

$65,000-85,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
20 ELIOTH GRUNER
1882-1939

On the Sands

$30,000-50,000 Lot Sold: $81,250 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
21 EUGENE VON GUÉRARD
1811-1901

Marcianello near Mt. Gorniano on the Mountain Road from Naples to Rome (1883)

$40,000-60,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
22 FREDERICK MCCUBBIN
1855-1917

(A Quiet Study) (1886)

$180,000-220,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
23 ELIOTH GRUNER
1882-1939

Silver Sea, Avoca (1932)

$40,000-60,000 Lot Sold: $118,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
24 WALTER WITHERS
1854-1914

Early Morning, Mornington

$25,000-35,000 Lot Sold: $32,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
25 FREDERICK MCCUBBIN
1855-1917

View from Macedon

$40,000-60,000

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