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PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR BENNO C. SCHMIDT, NEW YORK

GODFREY MILLER
1893-1964

Still Life No. 1 (circa 1955)

$100,000–150,000

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PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR BENNO C. SCHMIDT, NEW YORK

GODFREY MILLER

1893-1964
Still Life No. 1 (circa 1955)

oil, pen and ink on canvas
signed 'GM' lower right; signed and inscribed 'STILL LIFE NO 1 / GM.' verso (on label)
43.6 x 55.7 cm

Provenance

Godfrey Miller, Sydney
Mr Kym Bonython, Adelaide, by 1965
Mr Benno C. Schmidt, New York, acquired from the above
Private Collection, New York, by descent from the above
Private Collection, New York, acquired from the above on 29 February 2000
Important Australian Art, Smith & Singer (trading as Sotheby's Australia), Sydney, 16 August 2017, lot 1, illustrated
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above

Exhibited

(Possibly) Godfrey Miller, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 7-19 July 1957, no. 8, 'Still Life'
Godfrey Miller Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 10 June - 17 July 1959, no. 12
Godfrey Miller Memorial Exhibition, Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney, 16-27 March 1965, no. 13

Literature

John Henshaw, Godfrey Miller, Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney, 1965, plate 4, 'Still Life with Oranges', n.p. (illustrated)

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