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FREDERICK MCCUBBIN
1855-1917

The Letter 1884

Estimate $300,000 – $400,000

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FREDERICK MCCUBBIN

1855-1917
The Letter 1884

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'F McCubbin 1884' lower right
45.5 x 22.6 cm
frame: original, John Thallon, Melbourne

  • Lot Sold $420,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $515,455 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Frederick McCubbin, Melbourne
Private Collection, Victoria, by descent from the above

Literature

David Thomas, 'Frederick McCubbin', Art and Australia, Ure Smith, Sydney, June 1969, p. 66
Jane Clark and Bridget Whitelaw, Golden Summers: Heidelberg and Beyond, International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited, Sydney, 1985, p. 43
Andrew McKenzie, Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917: 'The Proff' and His Art, Mannagum Press, Melbourne, 1990, p. 38

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Important Australian Art

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