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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

Lloyd Rees
1895-1988

SYDNEY - THE SOURCE 1973

Estimate $450,000 – $550,000

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© The Estate of Lloyd Rees. Licensed by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

Lloyd Rees

1895-1988
SYDNEY - THE SOURCE 1973

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'REES / 1973' lower right
106.3 X 168CM

  • Lot Sold $450,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $549,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Mr Christopher Davis, Sydney
Mr James Erskine, Sydney
Mr Patrick Corrigan, Sydney
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 20 April 2010, lot 85, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney

Exhibited

Tuscany and Burgundy as seen by Lloyd Rees, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 19 June - 1 July 1974, no. 1
Lloyd Rees: A Tribute to Sydney, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 19 January - 12 February 1979, no. 1, illustrated
Autumn Exhibition 1989, Peter Gant Fine Art, Melbourne, 17 May - 17 June 1989, no. 18, illustrated

Literature

Sandra McGrath, 'Midwinter Respite', The Australian, Sydney, 29 June 1974, p. 23
Nancy Borlase, 'Arduous But So Rewarding', The Bulletin, Sydney, 29 June 1974
Geraldine O'Brien, 'Painter Fulfils a Pledge', The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 19 January 1979, p. 2
Renee Free, Lloyd Rees: The Later Works, The Craftsman's Press, Sydney, 1983, pp. 130, 131 (illustrated), 167
Lloyd Rees with Renee Free, Lloyd Rees: An Artist Remembers, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1987, p. 116 (illustrated)
Renee Free, Lloyd Rees: The Last Twenty Years, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1990, pp. 130, 131 (illustrated), 175

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Important Australian Art

AU0776  |  14 May 2013  |  Melbourne
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