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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ADELAIDE

DORRIT BLACK
1891-1951

A Dorset Farmyard (1944)

$30,000–40,000

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ADELAIDE

DORRIT BLACK

1891-1951
A Dorset Farmyard (1944)

oil on canvas board
signed 'Dorrit Black' lower left; inscribed 'A Dorset Farmyard / Dorrit Black / 25 guineas' verso
42.2 x 58.7 cm

  • Lot Sold $45,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $54,900 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Jacqueline Hick, Adelaide
By descent
Private Collection, Adelaide

Exhibited

The Contemporary Group, Farmer's Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 17-28 July 1945, no. 94
Dorrit Black, Royal South Australian Society for the Arts, Adelaide, 25 October - 3 November 1945, no. 27, 20 gns
Adelaide Group Exhibition, Myer Art Gallery, Melbourne, 21-31 May 1946, no. 8, 25 gns

Literature

H.E. Fuller, 'Dorrit Black's Exhibition: Strong Individuality of Style Shown', The Advertiser, Adelaide, 26 October 1945, p. 7
Ian North, The Art of Dorrit Black, Macmillan, Melbourne & Sydney and Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1979, pp. 123, 124, cat. no. O.80
Joseph Lebovic and Anne Ryan, Dorrit Black Collection, Joseph Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1999, p. 31

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