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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Sleeping Bride (1957-1958)

Estimate $1,000,000 – $1,200,000

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© The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

ARTHUR BOYD

1920-1999
Sleeping Bride (1957-1958)

oil and tempera on canvas on composition board
signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right
91.5 x 122 cm

  • Lot Sold $1,300,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,586,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr John Perceval and Mrs Mary Perceval, London
Private Collection, London
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 17 April 1969

Exhibited

Arthur Boyd's Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2 April - 4 May 1970, no. 55 (label verso)
Arthur Boyd: The Bride, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 16-27 October 2002
Arthur Boyd: Brides, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 29 November 2014 - 9 March 2015, no. 19, illustrated

Literature

Geoffrey Smith, 'Catalogue Raisonne: Arthur Boyd's Central Australia Landscapes 1953-1960 and Bride Series 1954-1960', in Kendrah Morgan, Arthur Boyd: Brides, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2014, cat. no. 19, pp. 44 (illustrated), 63 (illustrated)

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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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