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PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAME NELLIE MELBA GBE, MELBOURNE

W.B. MCINNES
1889-1939

Petunias

Estimate $15,000 – $25,000

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PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAME NELLIE MELBA GBE, MELBOURNE

W.B. MCINNES

1889-1939
Petunias

oil on canvas
signed 'MCINNES' lower left
51 x 61.5 cm
frame: original, maker unknown

Provenance

W.B. McInnes, Melbourne
Dame Nellie Melba GBE, Melbourne
Lady Pamela Vestey, Melbourne, by descent from the above
Property from the Collection of Dame Nellie Melba GBE, Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer), Melbourne, 31 March 2015, lot 53, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

The Exhibition of Australian Art to be held at the Galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Education Department's Art Gallery, Sydney, 5 June 1923, no. 122
Exhibition of Australian Art in London, Royal Academy, London, 6 October - 10 November 1923

Literature

The Exhibition of Australian Art in London 1923, Art in Australia, Sydney, 1923, plate 55

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