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 © Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2020
52 FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Old Tree, Bayswater (1958)

$70,000-90,000 Lot Sold: $87,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Ray Crooke/Copyright Agency, 2020
53 RAY CROOKE
1922-2015

Islanders

$35,000-45,000 Lot Sold: $81,250 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Meadmore Sculptures, LLC/Copyright Agency, 2020
54 CLEMENT MEADMORE
1929-2005

Crossover 1972

$15,000-25,000 Lot Sold: $52,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
55 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Burke on Camel 1964

$8,000-12,000 Lot Sold: $13,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020
56 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Bride with Blue Flowers (1969)

$30,000-50,000 Lot Sold: $55,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Ray Crooke/Copyright Agency, 2020
58 RAY CROOKE
1922-2015

Afternoon Walk

$2,000-3,000 Lot Sold: $2,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Ray Crooke/Copyright Agency, 2020
59 RAY CROOKE
1922-2015

Flower Farm, Belgrave 1959

$8,000-12,000 Lot Sold: $15,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © John Perceval/Copyright Agency, 2020
60 JOHN PERCEVAL (DESIGNER)
1923-2000

Tapisserie d'Aubusson, France (Manufacturer) Fisherman's Inlet, Tooradin (1975)

$35,000-45,000 Lot Sold: $43,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © John Olsen/Copyright Agency, 2020
61 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

ROBERT MAIR (THROWER) born 1943 Flowers 1971

$10,000-15,000 Lot Sold: $18,750 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2020
62 CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Girls (1966)

$3,000-5,000 Lot Sold: $10,625 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Wendy Whiteley
63 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Fruit Dove (1980)

$4,000-6,000 Lot Sold: $10,625 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS/Copyright Agency, 2020
64 SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Leda and Swan 1960

$40,000-60,000 Lot Sold: $50,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Cressida Campbell/Copyright Agency, 2020
67 CRESSIDA CAMPBELL
born 1960

Wheat and Sky (2016)

$100,000-150,000 Lot Sold: $237,500 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
68 SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA, O.M. R.A.
1836-1912

Una Carita (1883)

$35,000-45,000 Lot Sold: $35,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Donald Friend/Copyright Agency, 2020
69 DONALD FRIEND
1915-1989

Three Figure Studies (1965)

$4,000-6,000 Lot Sold: $5,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
70 NORMAN LINDSAY
1879-1969

Nude

$5,000-7,000 Lot Sold: $11,250 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847
71 JACOB EPSTEIN
1880-1959

Eileen Proudfoot (1923)

$3,000-5,000 Lot Sold: $10,625 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2020
72 WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Study for Camille Gheysens (1957)

$20,000-30,000 Lot Sold: $25,000 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © John Coburn/Copyright Agency, 2020
73 JOHN COBURN
1925-2006

Mosque 1970

$3,000-5,000 Lot Sold: $8,125 (including buyer's premium)
Important Australian & International Art - AU0847 © Sali Herman/Copyright Agency, 2020
74 SALI HERMAN
1898-1993

Dinghy (Dunk Island) 1956

$5,000-7,000 Lot Sold: $12,500 (including buyer's premium)

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