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ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

Hobart 1938

Estimate $750,000 – $950,000

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ARTHUR STREETON

1867-1943
Hobart 1938

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'ARTHUR STREETON 1938 -' lower left; inscribed 'HBH PBM' lower right
102 x 152 cm

Provenance

Arthur Streeton, Melbourne
Oliver Streeton, Melbourne, by descent from the above, until
Fine Collection Pictures, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 1 June 1944, lot 12, 500 gns
W. Oswald Burt, Melbourne, until
Australian Historical and Contemporary Drawings and Paintings, Christie’s Australia, Sydney, 24 September 1969, lot 30, illustrated
Lieut-Colonel and Mrs E.H.B. Neill, Melbourne, acquired from the above, until
Australian Paintings, Prints and Australian Craft, Christie’s Australia, Melbourne, 9 May 1989, lot 275, illustrated
Leasefin, Melbourne, acquired from the above, until
The Leasefin Sale of Australian Pictures, Christie’s Australia, Melbourne, 28 July 1991, lot 20, illustrated
Private Collection, Brisbane, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Arthur Streeton’s Exhibition: Form and Colour, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 2 August 1938, no. 1, 700 gns
Arthur Streeton and the Australian Coast, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 11 December 2004 – 6 March 2005, no. 56, illustrated

Literature

Basil Burdett, ‘Streeton’s Discovery of Tasmania. Freedom, Zest and Vigor’, The Herald, Melbourne, 1 August 1938, p. 14
‘Paintings by Sir A. Streeton’, The Age, Melbourne, 2 August 1938, p. 6
Harold Herbert, ‘Sterling Work’, The Argus, Melbourne, 2 August 1938, p. 4
‘Arthur Streeton’s Exhibition Opens at Athenaeum Gallery’, The Herald, Melbourne, 2 August 1938, p. 8 (illustrated)
The Argus, Melbourne, 1 June 1944, p. 10
‘500 gns Painting’,The Sun, Sydney, 1 June 1944, p. 5
The Examiner, Launceston, 2 June 1944, p. 5
‘Painting of Hobart Sold For 500 gns’, The Mercury, Hobart, 2 June 1944, p. 7
‘Streeton Painting Fetches 500 gns’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 2 June 1944, p. 3
‘500 gns For Picture’, The West Australian, Perth, 3 June 1944, p. 4
Guinea Gold, Papua New Guinea, 10 June 1944, p. 2
Ann Galbally, Arthur Streeton, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1969, cat. no. 214
Art and Australia, The Fine Arts Press, Sydney, Vol. 27, No. 2, Summer 1989, p. 201 (illustrated)
Geoffrey Smith and Oliver Streeton, Arthur Streeton and the Australian Coast, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 2004, pp. 34 (illustrated), 35, 56

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