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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

ARTHUR STREETON
1867-1943

Lilies and Bells (1935)

Estimate $200,000 – $300,000

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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, MELBOURNE

ARTHUR STREETON

1867-1943
Lilies and Bells (1935)

oil on canvas
signed 'ARTHUR STREETON--' lower right
64.2 x 102 cm
frame: original, John Thallon, Melbourne

Provenance

Arthur Streeton, Melbourne
Oliver Streeton, Melbourne, by descent from the above
Julian Sterling, Melbourne
Julian's, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 12 September 1978, lot 936, 'View of Flowers from the Window, Olinda', illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

An Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Arthur Streeton: Landscapes and Flowers, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 10-22 June 1935, no. 7, 150 gns
Exhibition of Paintings by Sir Arthur Streeton, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 11-23 January 1943, no. 19, 170 gns
(Possibly) Paintings by Sir Arthur Streeton, The Athenaeum Gallery, Melbourne, 14-24 February 1961, no. 28
Arthur Streeton 1867-1943, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 8 December 1995 - 12 February 1996; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1 March - 14 April 1996; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 2 May - 16 June 1996; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 9 July - 25 August 1996; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 October - 24 November 1996, no. 78, illustrated (label verso)
Arthur Streeton: The Passionate Gardener, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 9 December 2001 - 17 February 2002, no. 25, illustrated
Streeton, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 7 November 2020 - 14 February 2021, illustrated

Literature

Lionel Lindsay, 'Arthur Streeton and His Magic Brush', The Herald, Melbourne, 10 June 1935, p. 8'Landscapes and Flowers by Arthur Streeton', The Age,
Melbourne, 11 June 1935, p. 5
Harold Herbert, 'Arthur Streeton. Great Painter of Australia. Brilliant Flower Pieces', The Argus,
Melbourne, 11 June 1935, p. 7
Geoffrey Smith, Arthur Streeton 1867-1943, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1995, pp. 182, 183 (illustrated)
Geoffrey Smith and Oliver Streeton, Arthur Streeton: The Passionate Gardener, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 2001, cover (illustrated), pp. 12, 22
Wayne Tunnicliffe (ed.), Streeton, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2020, pp. 305 (illustrated), 373

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