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WALTER WITHERS
1854-1914

After the Heat of the Day 1891

$150,000–250,000

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WALTER WITHERS

1854-1914
After the Heat of the Day 1891

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'Walter Withers 91.' lower left
95 x 127.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $150,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $187,500 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Miss Hart, Melbourne
Guyon Purchas, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 25 May 1973, lot 221, 'Two Figures and Cattle by Stream', illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's Australia, Sydney, 23 November 2016, lot 16, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Walter Withers Studio Exhibition, Mutual Provident Buildings, 463 Collins Street, Melbourne, 14-28 May 1891, no. 1
Exhibition of the Works of Victorian Artists, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, November 1891, no. 50, £100.0.0

Literature

The Herald, Melbourne, 13 May 1891
'Mr Wither's Collection of Pictures', The Age, Melbourne, 14 May 1891, p. 7
'Art Notes', The Argus, Melbourne, 15 May 1891, p. 6
'She', Bohemia, Melbourne, 21 May 1891, p. 12
Table Talk, Melbourne, 22 May 1891, p. 4
Sidney Dickinson, 'Two Exhibitions of Paintings', Australasian Critic, Melbourne, 1 July 1891, p. 240
Alexander McCubbin (ed.), The Life and Art of Walter Withers, Australian Art Books, Melbourne, (1920), p. 18
Fanny Withers, 'A Short Biography of Walter Withers' (manuscript circa 1919), reproduced in Andrew McKenzie (ed.), Walter Withers: The Forgotten Manuscripts, Mannagum Press, Melbourne, 1987, p. 116

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