Smith & Singer
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ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Bathers, Shoalhaven Riverbank and Clouds (1984-1985)

$300,000–400,000

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© Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2020

ARTHUR BOYD

1920-1999
Bathers, Shoalhaven Riverbank and Clouds (1984-1985)

oil on canvas
signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right
259 x 305 cm

  • Lot Sold $440,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $550,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Private Collection
Australian and International Paintings, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 2 May 2002, lot 39, 'Bathers Shoalhaven Riverbank and Clouds', illustrated
Donald Hay, Sydney, acquired from the above
The Estate of the Late Donald Hay, Sydney

Exhibited

Arthur Boyd: Recent Paintings, Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, 4-22 May 1985, no. 3
Arthur Boyd: Recent Paintings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 15-30 July 1985, no. 6, 'Bathers and Pulpit Rock', illustrated

Literature

Arthur McIntyre, 'Scheinberg Shows off the Fruits of Gallery Survival', The Age, Melbourne, May 1985
Susanna Shore, 'Primitive Magic', The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, May 1985, (illustrated)
Elwyn Lynn, 'Epitome of Creative Continuity', The Weekend Australian Magazine, Sydney, 11-12 May 1965, p. 12
Ursula Hoff, The Art of Arthur Boyd, Andre Deutsch, London, 1986, front cover (illustrated), plate 201, pp. 81, 216 (illustrated), 'Bathers, Shoalhaven Riverbank and Clouds'

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Administrator

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