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 © H., C. and A. Glad
26 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Rest 1915

$14,000-18,000 Lot Sold: $20,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © H., C. and A. Glad
27 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Lovers in a Garden

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $25,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
28 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Gateway, Ramsholt (Suffolk Landscape with Gate) (1973)

$30,000-40,000
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
29 CLIFTON PUGH
1924-1990

Swamp Birds 1963

$18,000-25,000 Lot Sold: $43,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2020
30 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

Creek Bed, Hill End 1961

$35,000-55,000 Lot Sold: $43,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Estate of Justin O'Brien
33 JUSTIN O'BRIEN
1917-1996

Good Friday, Skyros II (1965)

$25,000-35,000 Lot Sold: $32,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Wendy Whiteley
34 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Wategos Beach, Holiday Suite 7 (1989)

$60,000-80,000 Lot Sold: $75,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri/Copyright Agency, 2020
36 CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI
circa 1932-2002

Rain Dreaming Dance (1972)

† $200,000-300,000 Lot Sold: $250,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra/Copyright Agency, 2020
37 LONG JACK PHILLIPUS TJAKAMARRA
1932-1993

Water Ceremony Story (1971)

† $80,000-120,000 Lot Sold: $100,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
39 TIM STORRIER
born 1949

Embers, Ashes and Dust 2003

$70,000-90,000 Lot Sold: $87,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
40 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Shoalhaven Painting I (1995)

$60,000-80,000 Lot Sold: $93,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Gleeson/O'Keefe Foundation
42 JAMES GLEESON
1915-2008

The Soft Geometry of Chance 2000

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $40,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Estate of Joel Elenberg
43 JOEL ELENBERG
1948-1980

Anna (1979)

$220,000-280,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
44 DEL KATHRYN BARTON
born 1972

I have come to tell you that I have freed myself. You too can do the same 2005-2006

$300,000-400,000 Lot Sold: $375,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Rosalie Gascoigne/Copyright Agency, 2020
45 ROSALIE GASCOIGNE
1917-1999

Banana Yellow 1998

$90,000-120,000 Lot Sold: $112,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Inge King/Copyright Agency, 2020
47 INGE KING
1915-2016

Bird Symbol (1986)

$12,000-18,000 Lot Sold: $15,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Barford Sculptures Ltd, 2020
48 ANTHONY CARO
1924-2013

New Year Book (1995-1997)

$35,000-45,000 Lot Sold: $43,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
49 RAH FIZELLE
1891-1964

Mother and Infant (circa 1950)

$8,000-12,000

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