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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Drunken Bridesmaids (1936)

Estimate $20,000 – $30,000

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© The Estate of William Dobell. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

WILLIAM DOBELL

1899-1970
Drunken Bridesmaids (1936)

oil on canvas on board
signed 'W Dobell' lower left
18.3 x 28.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $26,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $31,720 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr and Mrs Gregory Blaxland, Sydney
Clune Collection, Sydney, by 1964
Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1970

Exhibited

Margaret Preston and William Dobell Loan Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 March - 16 April 1942, no. 12, 'The Drunken Bridesmaids'
William Dobell, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 1-26 August 1944, no. 22, '1938'
William Dobell: Paintings from 1926-1964, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 July - 30 August 1964, no. 43

Literature

Sydney Ure Smith (ed.), The Art of William Dobell, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1946, p. 106 (illustrated)
Helen Blaxland, Flower Pieces by Helen Blaxland, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1946, p. 62 (illustrated)
James Gleeson, William Dobell, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964, cat. no. 57, p. 191

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Geoffrey Smith

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Brett Ballard

Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
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E: Brett Ballard

Important Australian Art

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