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RUPERT BUNNY
1864-1947

Sur Le Tapis De Varech (1913)

$65,000–85,000

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RUPERT BUNNY

1864-1947
Sur Le Tapis De Varech (1913)

oil on canvas on board
signed 'RCWB' lower right
58.5 x 63 cm

Provenance

Mr Robert Haines, Brisbane
Mrs H.M. Henri, Brisbane
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
Trevor Bussell Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, Perth
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 27 August 2007, lot 85, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Selected Australian Works of Art, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 11-29 May 1981, no. 25, 'On the Seaweed'
Australian Paintings, Trevor Bussell Fine Art, Sydney, October - November 1985, illustrated

Literature

Clive Turnbull and Tristan Buesst, The Art of Rupert Bunny, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1948, p. 70, 'By the Sea'
David Thomas, Rupert Bunny, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1970, cat. no. 0252, 'By the Sea c. 1924'
Mary Eagle, The Art of Rupert Bunny, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1991, pp. 104 (illustrated), 106, 'Sketch for On the Seaweed'
David Thomas, The Life and Art of Rupert Bunny: A Catalogue Raisonn&#233, Thames and Hudson, Melbourne, 2017, Vol. 2, cat. no. O392, p. 52

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