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ELIOTH GRUNER
1882-1939

The Gulf, Avoca 1932

$100,000–150,000

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ELIOTH GRUNER

1882-1939
The Gulf, Avoca 1932

oil on canvas
signed GRUNER / 1932.' lower right
50.6 x 60.7 cm

  • Lot Sold $130,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $162,500 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Elioth Gruner, Sydney (ledger: cat. no. 412b, 'Avoca, the Gulf')
Dr Francis C. Crosslé, Sydney, acquired from the above
The Tooth Family, Sydney
Christopher Day Gallery, Sydney
Trevor Bussell Gallery, Sydney
Kathie Robb Fine Art, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1986
Christie's Australia
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above in 2000
Dr Alice Jean Palmer, Sydney, acquired from the above
The Estate of the Late Dr Alice Jean Palmer, Sydney

Exhibited

Annual Exhibition, Society of Artists, Education Department's Art Gallery, Sydney, 6 September - 4 October 1935, no. 105, 'Coast at Avoca'
Elioth Gruner Memorial Loan Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 April - 31 May 1940, no. 37
Elioth Gruner 1882-1939, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 July - 4 September 1983, no. 64 (label verso)

Literature

Norman Lindsay, Elioth Gruner, The Shepherd Press, Sydney, 1947, plate 23 (illustrated)
Art and Australia, Sydney, Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer 1981, p. 137 (illustrated)
Barry Pearce, Elioth Gruner 1882-1939, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1983, p. 54

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