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IAN FAIRWEATHER
1891-1974

On the Lake (1964)

Estimate $200,000 – $300,000

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© Ian Fairweather/DACS. Copyright Agency, 2021

IAN FAIRWEATHER

1891-1974
On the Lake (1964)

synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard on hardboard
inscribed 'On the Lake' lower centre; signed 'Ian Fairweather' lower right
69 x 93 cm

Provenance

Ian Fairweather, Bribie Island
Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Mrs M.A. McGrath, Sydney, acquired from the above in May 1965, until
Australian Historical and Contemporary Drawings and Paintings, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 6 March 1970, lot 63, illustrated
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne (stock 2017), acquired from the above
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 10 March 1970

Exhibited

The Drunken Buddha: Ian Fairweather, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 12-24 May 1965, no. 6, 275 gns
Ian Fairweather: The Drunken Buddha, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 29 November 2014 - 15 March 2015

Literature

Ian Fairweather, The Drunken Buddha, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, 1965, p. 155 (illustrated)
Murray Bail, Fairweather (rev. ed.), Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2009, p. 204
Ian Fairweather, The Drunken Buddha (rev. ed.), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, 2015, pp. 143 (illustrated), 165

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