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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

Arthur Streeton
1867-1943

THE OLIVE TREE (1929)

Estimate $80,000 – $100,000

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

Arthur Streeton

1867-1943
THE OLIVE TREE (1929)

oil on canvas on composition board
signed 'A. STREETON.' lower left; frame: original, John Thallon, Melbourne
50.6 X 60.7CM

  • Lot Sold $80,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $97,600 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Mr F.W. Allen, Sydney
An Important Collection of Pictures drawn from the Collections of Mr F.W. Allen and Mr John Young, James R. Lawson, Sydney, 21 November 1933, lot 71
Mrs M.I. Vickery, Sydney
A Collection of Valuable Pictures, James R. Lawson, Sydney, 22 March 1966, lot 910
Private Collection, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney

Exhibited

Paintings and Drawings: Arthur Streeton, The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 8-18 April 1930, no. 2, 120 gns
Loan Exhibition of the Works of Arthur Streeton, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 November 1931 - 20 January 1932, no. 133
Arthur Streeton: The Passionate Gardener, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria, 9 December 2001 - 17 February 2002, no. 11

Literature

Art in Australia, Sydney, October - November 1930, p. 34 (illustrated)
Arthur Streeton, The Arthur Streeton Catalogue, Arthur Streeton, Melbourne, 1935, no. 1002
Mary Eagle, The Oil Paintings of Arthur Streeton in the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1994, pp. 198-199
Geoffrey Smith and Oliver Streeton, Arthur Streeton: The Passionate Gardener, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria, 2001, pp. 11, 22

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Important Australian Art

AU0776  |  14 May 2013  |  Melbourne
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