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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR JOHN EDWARD MOORFIELD, SYDNEY

RAYNER HOFF
1894-1937

Pacific Beach (circa 1930-1932)

Estimate $25,000 – $35,000

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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR JOHN EDWARD MOORFIELD, SYDNEY

RAYNER HOFF

1894-1937
Pacific Beach (circa 1930-1932)

wood
58.5 x 106.7 cm

  • Lot Sold $60,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $73,200 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr John Edward Moorfield, Sydney
Private Collection, Adelaide, by descent from the above

Exhibited

Sculpture of Rayner Hoff: Memorial Exhibition, David Jones, Sydney, 19 May - 4 June 1938, no. 42, 150 gns

Literature

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (eds), 'Rayner Hoff's Sculpture', Art in Australia, Sydney, 3rd Series, Number 46, October 1932, plate 22, 'Relief in Pacific Beech [sic]', p. 65 (illustrated)
'Rayner Hoff, Australia's Most Discussed Sculptor', The Australian Women's Weekly, Sydney, 14 July 1934, p. 3
Deborah Edwards, 'This Vital Flesh': The Sculpture of Rayner Hoff and His School, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1999, pp. 38, 39 (illustrated), 102

CONTACT INFO +

Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900 or
+61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Geoffrey Smith

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Fiona Hayward

Brett Ballard

Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Brett Ballard

Important Australian Art

AU0801  |  24 Nov 2015  |  Sydney
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