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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

IAN FAIRWEATHER
1891-1974

Sampans at the Water Gate, Huchow (1936)

Estimate $200,000 – $250,000

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© The Estate of Ian Fairweather. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

IAN FAIRWEATHER

1891-1974
Sampans at the Water Gate, Huchow (1936)

oil on composition board
46.3 x 54.3 cm

  • Lot Sold $180,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $219,600 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

The Redfern Gallery, London
Mr Edward Le Bas CBE, RA, BA, ARCA, London, acquired from the above in 1942
Christie's, London, 13 July 1973, lot 232
Private Collection, London, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 24 October 1973

Exhibited

Ian Fairweather, The Redfern Gallery, London, 7-30 January 1937, no. 10, 'Sampans at the Water Gate, Houchong [sic]'
Ian Fairweather: Paintings of China and the Philippines, The Redfern Gallery, London, 15 October - 7 November 1942, no. 38, 'Sampans at the Water Gate, Hongkong [sic]'
A Painter's Collection: An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from the Collection of Edward Le Bas, RA, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 19 March - 28 April 1963, no. 249, 'Hong Kong' (label verso)

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Important Australian Art

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