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ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

Bridge in New Norfolk, Tasmania 1938

$100,000–150,000

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ARTHUR STREETON

1867-1943
Bridge in New Norfolk, Tasmania 1938

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Arthur Streeton 38' lower left
51.5 x 76.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $240,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $292,800 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, acquired from the above in January 1943
Mr Norman Schureck, Sydney, by 1945
Mr Leslie de Vahl Davis, Melbourne, until
Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 17 November 1972, lot 455, 'Railway Bridge, Derwent River', illustrated
CGU Insurance, Melbourne, until
Fine Australian and International Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 24 November 2003, lot 14, 'Railway Bridge over the Derwent, 1937', illustrated
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Arthur Streeton's Exhibition: Form and Colour, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 2 August 1938, no. 13, 'Bridge in New Norfolk', 160 gns
Exhibition of Paintings by Sir Arthur Streeton, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 11-23 January 1943, no. 25, 250 gns
Arthur Streeton Memorial Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 March - 20 May 1945, no. 13, 'River, New Norfolk'

Literature

Basil Burdett, 'Streeton's Discovery of Tasmania. Freedom, Zest and Vigor', The Herald, Melbourne, 1 August 1938, p. 14
'Paintings by Sir A. Streeton', The Age, Melbourne, 2 August 1938, p. 6
Clive Turnbull, 'Wisdom in Paint', The Herald, Melbourne, 11 January 1943, p. 4
'Streeton Exhibition' The Age, Melbourne, 13 January 1943, p. 5

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Fiona Hayward

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Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art 
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Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art 
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Liza Hallam

Liza Hallam

Administrator

Australian & International Art 
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Important Australian & International Art

AU0844  |  24 Jun 2020  |  Sydney
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