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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

WILLIAM WETMORE STORY
1819-1895

Orpheus with his Lyre 1885

Estimate $220,000 – $280,000

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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

WILLIAM WETMORE STORY

1819-1895
Orpheus with his Lyre 1885

marble
signed with cypher, dated and inscribed 'WW Story Roma 1885'on base
211 cm high

  • Lot Sold $220,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $268,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Graf János Pálffy, Bratislava
Pollak and Winternitz, Vienna, 1924
Private Collection, acquired from the above
Private Collection, by descent from the above
Sotheby's, London, 6 June 1997, lot 63, illustrated
Private Collection, Switzerland
19th & 20th Century Sculpture, Sotheby's, London, 11 December 2014, lot 20, illustrated
Mr John Schaeffer AO, Sydney, acquired from the above

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Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
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E: Geoffrey Smith

Gary Singer

Chief Executive Officer

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
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E: Gary Singer
       
Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

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

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

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

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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E: Liza Hallam
Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection

AU0824  |  29 Apr 2018  |  Sydney
6.30 pm


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