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WILLIAM DOBELL
1899-1970

Still Life (1940)

$30,000–50,000

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© William Dobell/Copyright Agency, 2020

WILLIAM DOBELL

1899-1970
Still Life (1940)

oil on canvasboard
signed 'W Dobell' lower right
47.5 x 61.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $82,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $102,500 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Australian Academy of Art, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1940
Private Collection, Sydney, by descent by the above

Exhibited

Third Annual Exhibition, Australian Academy of Art, Education Department's Art Gallery, Sydney, 30 March - 18 April 1940, no. 91, 50 gns
Margaret Preston and William Dobell Loan Exhibition, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 March - 16 April 1942, no. 42
Famous Paintings from Australian Homes, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 14-24 May 1957, no. 47

Literature

Sydney Ure Smith (ed.), The Art of William Dobell, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1946, p. 103 (illustrated)
James Gleeson, William Dobell, Thames and Hudson, London, 1964, cat. no. 85, p. 192

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Administrator

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