Deutscher and Hackett

Auction Total

Incl. Buyer's premium
77% sold by volume
96% sold by value

$5,307,769
Prices Realised - 2 December 2015
Sale No41

Prices include buyer's premium.

Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
02 December
Sale
41
Auction total
$5,307,769
77% sold by volume
96% sold by value


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Lot 1
$55,890
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
1

MARGARET PRESTON

1875 – 1963
(STILL LIFE, APPLES, LEMONS AND PLATE), 1929

oil on canvas

31.0 x 30.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: M. Preston / 1929

Sold for $55,890 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 4
$48,800
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
4

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
WARATAHS ETC, 1949

colour stencil on black card

37.0 x 29.0 cm

signed with initials in image lower right: M.P.

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 5
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
5

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
THE SNAIL, 1949

colour stencil on black card

31.0 x 23.5 cm

edition: 2/3

signed with initials in image lower right: M.P.

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 6
$11,590
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
6

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
AUSTRALIAN FLOWERS, 1927

hand-coloured woodcut

11.0 x 11.0 cm

edition: 28/32

signed with initials in image lower left: MP
signed and inscribed with title below image
tipped into deluxe edition of Art in Australia, Margaret
Preston, No. 22, December 1927.
Book: edition number 28 / 32 accompanies this lot.
(Thirty two copies of the deluxe edition were printed; twenty five of these were for sale.)

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000 (2)
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 7
$11,590
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
7

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
FLOWERS IN JUG, c.1929

hand-coloured woodcut

28.0 x 20.5 cm

signed below image: Margaret Preston
tipped into the limited edition of Margaret Preston: Recent Paintings 1929, edited by S. Ure Smith and L. Gellert (Sydney: Art in Australia), 1929.
Book: edition number 185 / 250 accompanies this lot.

 

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000 (2)
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 8
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
8

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
TWO EMUS

stencil on black card

44.5 x 32.0 cm

signed with initials in image lower right: M.P

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 9
$3,904
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
9

ADRIAN FEINT

(1894 – 1971)
SKETCH FOR FLORAL ADVENTURE, 1945

oil on board

16.5 x 18.5 cm

signed, dated and inscribed lower right: SKETCH / Adrian Feint / 1945
inscribed on label attached verso: SKETCH FOR / ‘FLORAL ADVENTURE’ / ORIGINAL OWNED BY / MR & MRS VARCOE

Estimate: 
$1,200 – 1,800
Sold for $3,904 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 10
$1,830
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
10

JOHN D. MOORE

(1888 – 1958)
SURREALIST LANDSCAPE WITH STONES AND BONE, 1944

watercolour and ink on paper

26.0 x 35.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: John D. Moore 44

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $1,830 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 11
$36,600
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
11

SALI HERMAN

(1898 – 1993)
OUTBACK, 1946

oil on canvas on composition board

51.5 x 61.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: S Herman. 46

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $36,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 12
$164,700
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
12

LLOYD REES

(1895 – 1988)
WAVERTON, SYDNEY, 1931

pencil on paper

20.0 x 31.5 cm

signed lower left: L. REES
signed and dated lower right: L REES / 1931
bears inscription on Art Gallery of New South Wales label: Waverton, Sydney 1931

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $164,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 13
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
13

LLOYD REES

(1895 – 1988)
RIVER LANDSCAPE WITH BALD MOUNTAIN, 1949

oil on board

20.0 x 25.0 cm

signed with initials and dated lower left: L R 49

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 14
$4,636
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
14

SYDNEY URE SMITH

(1887 – 1949)
A COLLECTION OF 23 ETCHINGS, 1914 – c.1923

23 etchings of various subjects

various sizes

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000 (23)
Sold for $4,636 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 15
$4,636
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
15

SYDNEY URE SMITH

(1887 – 1949)
A COLLECTION OF 23 ETCHINGS, 1914 – c.1923

23 etchings of various subjects

various sizes

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000 (23)
Sold for $4,636 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 16
$5,124
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
16

SYDNEY URE SMITH

(1887 – 1949)
A COLLECTION OF 23 ETCHINGS, 1914 – c.1932

 23 etchings of various subjects

various sizes

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000 (23)
Sold for $5,124 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 17
$14,640
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
17

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
MY HUSBAND! MY WIFE!

watercolour on paper

42.5 x 28.5 cm

signed lower left: NORMAN LINDSAY

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 16,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 18
$3,904
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
18

NORMAN CARTER

(1875 – 1963)
URE SMITH’S FLAT, 1939

oil on canvas

46.0 x 35.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Norman Carter 1939

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Sold for $3,904 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 19
$1,159
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
19

PAUL JONES

(1921 – 1998)
TULIPS, 1946

watercolour and pencil on paper

12.0 x 9.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Paul Jones 46

Estimate: 
$800 – 1,200
Sold for $1,159 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 20
$42,700
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
20

GUY GREY-SMITH

(1916 – 1981)
SON OF MARS, c.1962

oil and beeswax emulsion on gauze on composition board

56.5 x 42.5 cm

signed lower right: G Grey Smith

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $42,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 21
$219,600
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
21

HILDA RIX NICHOLAS

(1884 – 1961)
THE SHEPHERD OF KNOCKALONG, 1933

oil on canvas

99.5 x 80.5 cm

signed lower right: E.H. Rix Nicholas
bears inscription on Macquarie Galleries label verso:...33. THE SHEPHERD OF KNOCKALONG / 1933 (EDGAR WRIGHT AND RIX)...

Estimate: 
$180,000 – 250,000
Sold for $219,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 22
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
22

HILDA RIX NICHOLAS

(1884 – 1961)
SPRING AFTERNOON, KNOCKALONG, 1933

oil on canvas

80.5 x 99.0 cm

signed lower left: E.H. Rix Nicholas
bears inscription on Macquarie Galleries label verso:...34. SPRING AFTERNOON KNOCKALONG / 1933 (MRS. CAVANAGH AND RIX)...

Estimate: 
$120,000 – 160,000
Lot 23
$73,200
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
23

GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH

(1892 – 1984)
GOLDEN WATTLE INTERIOR, c.1955

oil on board

49.5 x 40.0 cm

signed lower right: G. Cossington Smith.

Estimate: 
$60,000 – 80,000
Sold for $73,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 24
$36,600
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
24

GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH

(1892 – 1984)
NEAR EXETER, 1947

oil on board

41.5 x 49.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: G. Cossington Smith. 47.
bears inscription on S. H. Ervin Gallery label verso:: ..."NEAR EXETER" 1947...

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $36,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 25
$146,400
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
25

JEFFREY SMART

(1921 – 2013)
STUDY FOR WAITING WOMAN, NAPLES TURNOFF, 1969-70

oil on canvas on board

37.0 x 36.5 cm

signed lower left: JEFFREY SMART
bears inscription verso: "WAITING WOMAN NAPLES TURNOFF" / 19-11-71 / ... / CAT. NO – 16

Estimate: 
$75,000 – 95,000
Sold for $146,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 26
$63,440
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
26

JUSTIN O'BRIEN

(1917 – 1996)
SKYROS INTERIOR, c.1967

oil on canvas on composition board

82.0 x 60.0 cm

signed upper right: O'BRIEN
bears inscription on Macquarie Galleries label verso: ... SKYROS INTERIOR

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $63,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 27
$73,200
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
27

ARTHUR BOYD

(1920 – 1999)
THE HOUSE AT MURRUMBEENA, c.1964 - 67

oil on canvas

113.0 x 108.0 cm

signed lower right: Arthur Boyd

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $73,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 28
$17,080
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
28

ALBERT TUCKER

(1914 – 1999)
IBIS, 1963

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

60.0 x 80.0 cm

signed and dated lower left: Tucker 63

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $17,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 29
$51,240
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
29

FRED WILLIAMS

(1927 – 1982)
BURNING TREE, UPWEY, 1969

gouache on paper on board

54.0 x 76.0 cm

signed lower centre: Fred Williams

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $51,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 30
$31,720
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
30

ROBERT DICKERSON

(1924 – 2015)
TWO CHILDREN WITH A FAWN, 1971

oil on composition board

90.0 x 70.0 cm

signed lower right: DICKERSON

Estimate: 
$28,000 – 36,000
Sold for $31,720 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 31
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
31

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
LADY AND TROUBADOUR, c.1937

oil on canvas

75.0 x 64.0 cm

signed upper right: NORMAN LINDSAY

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Lot 32
$23,180
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
32

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
ONWARDS!, 1967

watercolour on paper

55.0 x 60.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: NORMAN LINDSAY / 1967

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $23,180 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 33
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
33

DAVID BOYD

(1924 – 2011)
NAKED ANGEL TWISTING HER HAIR, 1971

oil on canvas

100.0 x 80.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: David Boyd / 1971
bears inscription verso: "NAKED ANGEL TWISTING HER HAIR" BY DAVID BOYD
bears inscription verso: NO 30

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 24,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 34
$34,160
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
34

CHARLES BLACKMAN

born 1928
CHILDREN PLAYING, c.1965

oil on canvas on board

50.0 x 70.0 cm

signed lower right: CHARLES BLACKMAN

Estimate: 
$16,000 – 20,000
Sold for $34,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 35
$13,420
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
35

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
THAT SECRET, c.1950s

oil on canvas on board

55.0 x 38.0 cm

signed lower right: NORMAN LINDSAY

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 16,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 36
$17,080
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
36

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
MITZI, c.1945

oil on composition board

43.0 x 38.0 cm

signed upper left: NORMAN LINDSAY
bears inscription on Artarmon Galleries label verso: Mitzi

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 16,000
Sold for $17,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 37
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
37

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
THE STUDENTS' MISTRESS, c.1913

watercolour on paper

52.0 x 40.0 cm

signed lower left: NORMAN LINDSAY

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 38
$8,784
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
38

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
ABOVE THE VALLEY

oil on composition board

41.0 x 30.0 cm

signed lower right: NORMAN LINDSAY
bears inscription on Artarmon Galleries label verso: ABOVE THE VALLEY / 1964

Estimate: 
$9,000 – 12,000
Sold for $8,784 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 39
$5,856
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
39

JAMES JACKSON

(1882 – 1975)
STILL LIFE WITH BOTTLES, c.1933

oil on canvas on board

43.0 x 53.0 cm

signed lower left: JAMES R JACKSON
inscribed verso: STILL LIFE. / by JAMES R JACKSON F.R.A.S.

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $5,856 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 40
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
40

JOHN COBURN

(1925 – 2006)
JUNCTION, 1970

gouache on paper

53.0 x 74.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Coburn '70
inscribed lower left: Junction

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 41
$1,830
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
41

LAWRENCE DAWS

born 1927
SKETCH FOR ECLIPSE

synthetic polymer paint and collage on paper on board

35.0 x 30.0 cm

signed lower right: DAWS
inscribed verso upper centre: Sketch for Eclipse

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Sold for $1,830 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 42
$7,320
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
42

MICHAEL KMIT

(1910 – 1981)
TANIA, 1968

oil on board

66.0 x 49.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Kmit / 68
inscribed verso: TANIA / 18.7.68

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $7,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 43
$10,004
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
43

MICHAEL KMIT

(1910 – 1981)
A FIG TREE AND THE KOOKABURRA

oil on canvas on board

79.0 x 66.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Kmit 68
inscribed verso: A FIG TREE / AND / The Kookaburra / Michael Kmit / 2 Higgs Street / Coogee

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $10,004 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 44
$341,600
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
44

JOSEF ALBERS

(1888 – 1976, American)
STUDY FOR: HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: ALLEGRO, 1961

oil on composition board

40.5 x 40.5 cm

signed with monogram and dated lower right: A 61
inscribed with title verso: Study for: / Homage to the Square / “Allegro”
extensively inscribed verso with description of paint colours used by the artist
signed and dated verso: Albers 1961

Estimate: 
$150,000 – 200,000
Sold for $341,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 45
$61,000
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
45

CLEMENT MEADMORE

(1929 – 2005)
UPSWING, 1980

bronze

54.0 cm height

edition: 2/6

signed, dated and numbered at base: Meadmore 1980 2/6

Estimate: 
$35,000 – 45,000
Sold for $61,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 46
$48,800
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
46

HOWARD TAYLOR

(1918 – 2001)
LANDSCAPE WITH CLOUD, 1997

oil on panel

56.0 x 90.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: H.TAYLOR ‘97

Estimate: 
$45,000 – 65,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 47
$46,360
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
47

GUY GREY-SMITH

(1916 – 1981)
FIGURE, 1974

oil and beeswax emulsion on gauze on composition board

121.0 x 77.5 cm

signed lower right: G GREY SMITH
signed, dated and inscribed verso: GUY GREY-SMITH FIGURE 1974
inscribed verso: on label: No 12 / ...

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $46,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 48
$51,240
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
48

JOHN OLSEN

born 1928
LANDSCAPE NO 1, 1957

oil on canvas

74.0 x 90.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: John Olsen 57

Estimate: 
$28,000 – 35,000
Sold for $51,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 49
$31,720
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
49

BRETT WHITELEY

(1939 – 1992)
GREEN LANDSCAPE, 1962

mixed media with collage on paper

66.0 x 50.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $31,720 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 50
$390,400
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
50

BRETT WHITELEY

(1939 – 1992)
2PM LIGHT EARLY JANUARY 1984, 1984

mixed media on card on board

76.0 x 76.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed lower left: 'For Bob / 2pm light early January 1984 / study for the idea of a picture with sound 'gurgles' brett whiteley 2/1/84

Estimate: 
$180,000 – 240,000
Sold for $390,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 51
$195,200
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
51

BRETT WHITELEY

(1939 – 1992)
SUNSHOWER, 1983

gouache and collage on card
housed in the artist’s original acrylic frame

68.0 x 51.5 cm (sheet)
195.0 x 67.0 cm (frame) 

signed on frame verso: Brett Whiteley
stamped with studio stamp upper left

Estimate: 
$160,000 – 200,000
Sold for $195,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 52
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
52

JOHN OLSEN

born 1928
LOW TIDE, CABLE BEACH, BROOME, 2003

oil on board

diptych: 180.0 x 240.0 cm overall

signed and dated lower right: John / Olsen 03
signed verso on panel A: J.Olsen
signed and inscribed verso on panel B: J.O. / ‘Low Tide / Broome’ / ‘Cable Beach’

Private sale
Lot 53
$244,000
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
53

FRED WILLIAMS

(1927 – 1982)
FLOODED CREEK, 1977

oil on canvas

101.5 x 107.0 cm

signed lower right: Fred Williams.

Estimate: 
$250,000 – 350,000
Sold for $244,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 54
$70,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
54

ROY DE MAISTRE

(1894 – 1968)
SEATED FIGURE (PORTRAIT OF ANN, LADY BUTLER), c.1954

oil on board

64.5 x 41.5 cm

signed lower right: R de Maistre

Estimate: 
$45,000 – 65,000
Sold for $70,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 55
$20,740
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
55

PETER PURVES SMITH

(1912 – 1949)
STILL LIFE, 1937

oil on hessian

22.0 x 55.0 cm

inscribed verso: ORRONG RD.

Estimate: 
$16,000 – 20,000
Sold for $20,740 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 56
$51,240
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
56

SIDNEY NOLAN

(1917 – 1992)
ON THE BEACH, ST KILDA, 1942

enamel on card

25.0 x 27.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: 29.10.42 / Nolan

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $51,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 57
$39,040
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
57

attributed to WILLIAM HENRY FERNYHOUGH

(1809 – 1849, British)
PROFILES OF THE ABORIGINES OF NEW SOUTH WALES, 1840

eight pen and ink drawings on Ruse & Turner’s wove paper

each inscribed with title
1. NATIVES OF NEW SOUTH WALES DRINKING "BULL"
37.0 x 22.3 cm (folded sheet with watermark RUSE & TURNER’S 1840)
2. BUNGAREE, LATE CHIEF OF THE BROKEN BAY TRIBE. NSWALES
22.3 x 18.5 cm
3. GOOSEBERRY / WIDOW OF KING BUNGAREE
22.3 x 18.5 cm
4. BILL WORRALL
22.3 x 18.5 cm
5. PUNCH / WIFE OF CULLABAA BROKEN BAY TRIBE. 22.3 x 18.5 cm
6. CULLABAA / LAKE GEORGE
22.3 x 37.0 cm (folded sheet with watermark RUSE & TURNER’S 1840)
7. TOBY / BROKEN BAY TRIBE. 22.3 x 18.5 cm
8. PIPER WHO ACCOMPANIED SIR T MITCHEL BATHURST TRIBE. 22.3 x 18.5 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000 (8)
Sold for $39,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 58
$61,000
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
58

ARTHUR STREETON

(1867 – 1943)
CREMORNE POINT, SYDNEY HARBOUR, c.1926  

oil on wood panel

20.5 x 11.0 cm

signed with initials lower right: A. S

Estimate: 
$60,000 – 80,000
Sold for $61,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 59
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
59

JESSE JEWHURST HILDER

(1881 – 1916)
AN ALBUM OF 24 POSTCARDS, 1898 – 1905

watercolour on paper

8.5 x 13.5 cm each

inscribed on album cover: To Lorna / 1907
signed, dated and inscribed throughout

Private sale
Lot 60
$34,160
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
60

DANILA VASSILIEFF

(1897 – 1958)
THE BLUE SHOP, FITZROY, 1938

oil on board

56.0 x 51.0 cm

signed lower right: Vassilieff, signed and inscribed verso: VASSILIEFF / ˶BLUE SHOP" / 40 gin

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $34,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 61
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
61

ARTHUR BOYD

(1920 – 1999)
FIGURE WITH LARGE MOTH, c.1964

pastel on paper

47.0 x 62.5 cm

signed lower right: Arthur Boyd

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 62
$65,880
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
62

ARTHUR BOYD

(1920 – 1999)
THE SPIT, SHOALHAVEN, c.1976 - 77

oil on composition board

91.0 x 122.0 cm

signed lower right: Arthur Boyd

Estimate: 
$55,000 – 75,000
Sold for $65,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 63
$54,900
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
63

FRED WILLIAMS

(1927 – 1982)
LANDSCAPE, ROLLINGS HILLS, c.1971-73

gouache on paper

55.5 x 74.0 cm

signed lower left: Fred Williams

Estimate: 
$35,000 – 45,000
Sold for $54,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 64
$115,900
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
64

TIM STORRIER

born 1949
CAPRICORN HAZE, c. 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

124.0 x 244.0 cm

signed lower right: Storrier

Estimate: 
$70,000 – 90,000
Sold for $115,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 65
$79,300
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
65

GARRY SHEAD

born 1942
ADIEU AUSTRALIA, 1994

oil on canvas

92.0 x 120.0 cm

signed lower right: Garry Shead

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $79,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 66
$26,840
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
66

JOHN PERCEVAL

(1923 – 2000)
TUG BOAT, WILLIAMSTOWN PORT, c.1993

oil on linen

80.0 x 100.0 cm

signed lower left: Perceval

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $26,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 67
$20,740
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
67

JOHN COBURN

(1925 – 2006)
TREE OF LIFE (MAQUETTE FOR TAPESTRY), 1967

oil on canvas

90.0 x 110.0 cm

signed lower right: Coburn
inscribed with title and dated verso: Tree of Life (Maquette for Tapestry) 11/67

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $20,740 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 68
$54,900
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
68

CHARLES BLACKMAN

born 1928
VICTORIA AND MOONLIGHT, c.1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

110.0 x 90.0 cm

signed upper right: Blackman

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 50,000
Sold for $54,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 69
$26,840
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
69

MARTINE EMDUR

born 1967
VOYEUR V, 2010

oil on linen

198.0 x 183.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 25,000
Sold for $26,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 70
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
70

ALEXANDER MCKENZIE

born 1971
CROFTS ON LOCH ERIBOLL, 1999

oil on canvas

122.0 x 122.0 cm

signed lower right: McKenzie 99
inscribed verso: McKenzie 99 / Crofts on / loch Eriboll

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 71
$24,400
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
71

JOHN ARMLEDER

born 1948, Swiss
UNTITLED, 2001

synthetic polymer paint and pencil on canvas

100.0 x 100.0 cm

signed and dated verso: John Armleder 2001

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 25,000
Sold for $24,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 72
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
72

BILL HENSON

born 1955
UNTITLED #73, 1998/1999

archival inkjet pigment print

127.0 x 180.0 cm

edition: 2/5

signed, dated, inscribed and numbered below image: CB/KMC 7 SH 169 N20A 2/5

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 73
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
73

ANDY WARHOL

(1928 – 1987, American)
TORSO (DOUBLE), c.1982 (FROM ‘PERSONAL PROJECTS’ SERIES)

colour screenprint on Saunders Waterford (Hot Pressed) paper

77.5 x 109.0. cm

edition: unique print
Estimate: 
$20,000 – 25,000
Lot 74
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
74

ANDY WARHOL

(1928 – 1987, American)
MAMMY, 1981 (FROM ‘MYTHS’ SERIES)

colour screenprint with diamond dust on Lenox Museum Board

96.0 x 96.0 cm

edition: 132 / 200

signed and numbered lower right

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Lot 75
$17,080
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
75

CLEMENT MEADMORE

(1929 – 2005)
UNTITLED, c.1962

bronze

33.0 x 38.0 x 20.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $17,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 76
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
76

JOHN FIRTH-SMITH

born 1943
GLASS, 1987

oil on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed verso: John Firth-Smith/ 'Glass' 1987/ Sydney/ Firth-Smith/ '87

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 10,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 77
$67,100
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
77

(Darling River, New South Wales), 19th century

A BROAD SHIELD

carved and incised hardwood in-filled with natural pigments with attached handle

92.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$35,000 – 45,000
Sold for $67,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 78
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
78

 (SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA), 19th century

A BOOMERANG AND THROWING CLUB

carved and incised hardwood, old shiny patina

77.0 cm and 68.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Lot 79
$5,856
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
79

PARRYING SHIELD, (SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA) 19th century

Untitled

carved and incised hardwood, infilled with natural pigments, lug handle

74.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $5,856 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 80
$5,856
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
80

DIIDJA

(c.1900–1982)
FEMALE NAMARNDE SPIRIT, c.1950

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

73.0 x 27.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $5,856 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 81
$207,400
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
81

UTA UTA TJANGALA

(1920 – 1990)
WOMEN’S DREAMING, 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

60.5 x 45.5 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $207,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 82
$12,200
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
82

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
FOUR DECORATED BOOMERANGS, c.1945

natural earth pigments on hardwood (mulga)

36.5 cm; 38.0 cm; 46.0 cm; 46.0 cm length

each signed: ALBERT NAMATJIRA

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000 (4)
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 83
$29,280
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
83

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
PALM VALLEY, c.1950

watercolour on paper

36.5 x 53.0 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $29,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 84
$34,160
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
84

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
GHOST GUM NEAR HAASTS BLUFF, c.1945

watercolour on bean wood panel

13.5 x 34.0 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA
inscribed verso with code number: H52701240

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $34,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 85
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
85

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
THE MACDONNELL RANGES ON SOUTH SIDE, c.1959

watercolour on paper

17.0 x 26.5 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA
inscribed verso: The Donnell Ranges On South Side / Albert Namatjira

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Lot 86
$18,300
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
86

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
MARDAYIN AT KAKODBEBULDI, 2005

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

114.0 x 52.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, medium, language group and cat 4985-05 on Maningrida Arts and Culture label

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 87
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
87

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 – 2012)
GANYU (STARS), 2007

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

166.0 x 81.0 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 88
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
88

MAWALAN MARIKA

(c.1908 – 1967)
DJAN'KAWU AT YALANGBARA, c.1961

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

117.0 x 44.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 89
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
89

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
UNTITLED (MERNE KAME), 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.5 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name and Delmore Gallery cat. 95I015

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Lot 90
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
90

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
JINANGGANY (CATTLE CREEK), 2004

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on Belgian linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

signed with initial verso upper right: PB
inscribed verso upper right: PB 6-2004-172

Estimate: 
$120,000 – 150,000
Lot 91
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
91

FREDDIE TIMMS

born c.1946
JACK YARD, 2005

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on two Belgian linen panels

diptych: 180.0 x 300.0 cm overall

each canvas signed verso upper left: F Timms and inscribed verso: title, date and Jirrawun Arts cat. FT 3 2005 225 A+B

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000 (2)
Lot 92
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
92

MARINGKA BAKER

born c.1952
KAMPURARPA PITI, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

119.0 x 85.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, community, and Tjungu Palya cat. TPMB 07424

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Lot 93
$13,420
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
93

TJUNGKARA KEN

born 1969
TJALA TJUKURPA (HONEY ANT STORY), 2008

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

122.0 x 153.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name and Tjala Arts cat. 383-11

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 10,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 94
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
94

MICK WIKILYIRI

born c.1940
NGAYUKU NGURU (MY COUNTRY), 2012

synthetic polymer paint on linen

199.0 x 123.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 155-12

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Lot 95
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
95

NYANKULYA WATSON

(c.1938 – 2007)
NGAYUKU NGURA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

201.5 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, and cat. TPNKW06018

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 15,000
Lot 96
$39,040
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
96

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

(c.1926 – 1998)
CROSSROADS, 1990

natural earth pigments on linen

137.0 x 101.0 cm

signed on the reverse and inscribed verso: Duncan Kentish cat, 001/90

Estimate: 
$35,000 – 45,000
Sold for $39,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 97
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
97

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
CAMEL GAP, 2002

ochres and pigments with synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

Private sale
Lot 98
$26,840
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
98

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
EMU DREAMING, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.5 x 60.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name and Mulga Bore artists cat. 23-1191

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 25,000
Sold for $26,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 99
$366,000
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
99

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
ALHALKERE (MY COUNTRY), 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 cx 488.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat.94K27

Estimate: 
$300,000 – 400,000
Sold for $366,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 100
$6,100
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
100

BRANDY TJUNGURRAYI

(1927 – 2012)
WATER SITE OF KULKULNGA, WEST OF JUPITER WELL, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. BT0014066

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 101
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
101

RONNIE TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1943
PITJARA DREAMING (SITE OF TJITERULNGA), 1990

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT900309

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 102
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
102

PATRICK TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1935
PUNTUJTALPA (JUPITER WELL), 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 244.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. PT0606141

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Lot 103
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
103

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 – 2011)
LUPULNGA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0511002

Private sale
Lot 104
$48,800
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
104

WALANGKURA NAPANANGKA

(c.1946 – 2014)
Johnny Yungut's wife TJINTJINTJIN, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 244.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat WN0705053

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 105
$4,636
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
105

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(1920 – 2013)
TINKU ROCKHOLE, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 60.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 477/90

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,636 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 106
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
106

BOXER MILNER TJAMPITJIN

(c.1934 – 2009)
PURKITJI, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

178.5 x 80.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 258/06

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 107
$12,200
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
107

PRINCE OF WALES (MIDPUL)

(c.1935 – 2002)
BODY MARKS, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

92.0 x 77.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, title, date, size, Karen Brown Gallery cat. KB1118

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 108
$42,700
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
108

ROBERT CAMPBELL JUNIOR

(1944 – 1993)
CINEMA, 1986

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.5 x 121.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: ROBERT CAMPBELL / JR / 6.5.86

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $42,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 109
$6,100
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
109

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
UNTITLED, 2003

gouache and blue chalk on crescent board

50.5 x 76.5 cm

signed verso
inscribed verso: artist's name and Jirrawun Arts cat. PB WB 2003-84

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 110
$42,700
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
110

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
UNTITLED (EMU DREAMING), 2003

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on composition board

79.0 x 98.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's initials, title, Jirrawun Arts cat. PB CB-8-2003-2

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 50,000
Sold for $42,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 111
$53,680
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
111

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1920 – 2008)
ROCKHOLES AND COUNTRY NEAR THE OLGAS, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 270.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrungu cat. 10-07393

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $53,680 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 112
$26,840
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
112

SYDNEY LONG

(1871 – 1955)
BATHURST PLAIN, 1902

oil on panel

13.5 x 33.0 cm

signed lower right: SID LONG

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $26,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 113
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
113

CLARA SOUTHERN

(1860 – 1940)
EVENING, WARRANDYTE

oil on canvas on board

45.5 x 74.0 cm

signed indistinctly lower right: C Southern

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Lot 114
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
114

ELIOTH GRUNER

(1882 – 1939)
STORM CLOUDS, 1931

oil on board

20.0 x 25.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: GRUNER / 1931
inscribed verso: Storm Clouds
accompanied by a letter from the artist to the original owner

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 115
$3,660
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
115

VIDA LAHEY

(1882 – 1968)
"MORNING" AT SEVEN, c.1907

oil on canvas

41.0 x 25.5 cm

signed lower right: F.V. Lahey
inscribed verso: “Morning” at seven / This light is dew pearled £3.30 F.V. Lahey / C/- Mrs Dunstone Manning Road / E. Malvern

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $3,660 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 116
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
116

MAX MELDRUM

(1875 – 1955)
LE PRES DE CHAMPAGNE, c.1910

oil on canvas

54.5 x 65.5 cm

signed lower left: M. Meldrum

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 117
$5,856
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
117

DORA MEESON

(1869 – 1955)
THE THAMES, POOL OF LONDON

oil on board

30.5 x 25.5 cm

signed lower left: Dora Meeson
inscribed verso: THE THAMES Pool of LONDON / BY / DORA MEESON / (MRS GEORGE COATES)

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $5,856 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 118
$54,900
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
118

GEORGE EDWARDS PEACOCK

(1806 – c.1890s)
VIEW OF SYDNEY FROM THE NORTH SHORE, 1848

oil on canvas

24.0 x 33.0 cm

signed with initials, inscribed and dated on old label on stretcher verso: Sydney from Northernmost Side of Port Jackson, GEP 1848

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $54,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 119
$10,370
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
119

HAUGHTON FORREST

(1826 – 1925)
HARBOUR SCENE WITH FISHING CRAFT WITH FISHING CRAFT

oil on board

31.0 x 47.0 cm

signed lower left: HForrest
inscribed verso: Fishing Craft / Waiting for Breeze

Estimate: 
$ 6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $10,370 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 120
$17,690
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
120

HANS HEYSEN

(1877 – 1968)
GOLDEN SUMMER, HAHNDORF, 1911

watercolour on paper

31.0 x 40.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: HANS HEYSEN. / 1911

Estimate: 
$ 15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $17,690 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 121
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
121

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
MODEL WEARING A BRACELET AND VEIL, c.1936

pencil on paper

74.0 x 53.0 cm

signed with initials lower right: NL

Private sale
Lot 122
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
122

IVOR HELE

(1912 – 1993)
THE NECKLACE, 1963

oil on composition board

91.5 x 76.0 cm

signed and dated upper left: Ivor Hele / 63

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Lot 123
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
123

HAROLD ABBOTT

(1906 – 1986)
SELF PORTRAIT, 1946

oil on canvas

76.0 x 61.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: ABBOTT ‘46
inscribed verso: “SELF PORTRAIT” / HAROLD ABBOTT / for ARCHIBALD COMPETITION

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Lot 124
$79,300
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
124

HERBERT BADHAM

(1899 – 1961)
SYDNEY HARBOUR FROM DARLING POINT, c.1944

oil on pulpboard

29.5 x 37.0 cm

signed and inscribed verso: H Badham / ... / “Sydney Harbour” / Price: 10 Guineas
bears inscription on Macquarie Galleries label verso: ... c1944 / oil on pulpboard ...

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $79,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 125
$4,880
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
125

KENNETH MACQUEEN

(1897 – 1960)
HILLSIDE

watercolour on paper

37.0 x 45.5 cm

signed lower right: Kenneth Macqueen

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 126
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
126

ADRIAN FEINT

(1894 – 1971)
CARNIVAL NIGHT (FIRST VERSION)

oil on canvas on board

24.5 x 19.5 cm

signed lower left: Adrian Feint
inscribed verso: "CARNIVAL NIGHT" / (FIRST VERSION) / ADRIAN FEINT

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Lot 127
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
127

THEA PROCTOR

(1879 – 1966)
THE ROSE, 1927

hand-coloured woodcut

22.5 x 21.0 cm

edition: No. 26 of unknown edition

signed with monogram in image upper right: TP
signed, inscribed and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 128
$13,420
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
128

JUSTIN O'BRIEN

(1917 – 1996)
MADONNA AND CHILD, c.1971

pen and ink and watercolour on paper

45.5 x 33.5 cm

signed upper right: O’Brien
inscribed verso: Madonna + Child / (18)

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 16,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 129
$18,300
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
129

ROBERT DICKERSON

(1924 – 2015)
THE GIRL IN WHITE

oil on canvas

60.0 x 45.0 cm

signed lower right: DICKERSON

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 130
$2,928
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
130

PRO HART

(1928 – 2006)
WILD ORCHIDS

oil on paper

31.0 x 14.0 cm

signed lower right: Pro Hart

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $2,928 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 131
$18,300
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
131

DAVID BOYD

(1924 – 2011)
DREAMER IN THE GLEN, 1970 (FROM DREAMS OF CHILDHOOD)

oil on linen

90.0 x 100.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: David Boyd 1970

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 132
$18,300
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
132

ROBERT DICKERSON

(1924 – 2015)
MORNING MACCHIATO

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 92.0 cm

signed lower right: DICKERSON

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 24,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 133
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
133

JOHN PERCEVAL

(1923 – 2000)
SUNFLOWERS II

oil on canvas

40.5 x 30.5 cm

signed lower left: Perceval, inscribed verso: Sunflowers / II / Perceval / ...

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 134
$17,080
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
134

CRISS CANNING

born 1947
NASTURTIUMS, IRIS AND BLUE VASE

oil on canvas

29.0 x 34.0 cm

signed lower right: Criss Canning

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $17,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 135
$15,860
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
135

CHARLES BLACKMAN

born 1928
BLACKMAN’S ALICE comprising: (i) Alice’s Adventure (ii) Always Tea Time (iii) The Chess Game (iv) Pink Alice (v) Alice Jug (vi) The White Rabbit

suite of six colour screenprints

105.5 x 75.0 cm (3); 75.0 x 105.5 cm (1); 76.0 x 56.0 cm (2)

edition: 27/75

each signed, inscribed and numbered below image
accompanied by the original portfolio with title page and frontispiece

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000 (6)
Sold for $15,860 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 136
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
136

CHARLES BLACKMAN

born 1928
BLACKMAN SCHOOLGIRLS comprising: (i) Fallen Schoolgirl, (ii) The Shadow, (iii) There was, (iv) Hiding Schoolgirl, (v) Schoolgirl Jumping

suite of five colour screenprints

75.0 x 105.5 cm each (sheet)

edition: 15/75

each signed, inscribed and numbered below image
accompanied by the original portfolio with title page and frontispiece

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000 (5)
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 137
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
137

BRETT WHITELEY

(1939 – 1992)
RECLINING NUDE, c.1964

charcoal on paper

22.5 x 28.5 cm

signed lower right: Whiteley

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 138
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
138

JEFFREY SMART

(1921 – 2013)
THE DOME, 1978 – 79

colour aquatint

43.5 x 43.0 cm

edition: 70/100

titled, numbered and signed below image

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 139
$6,100
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
139

JOHN COBURN

(1925 – 2006)
SOUVENIR, 1968

synthetic polymer paint on canvas on board

39.0 x 49.0 cm

signed lower right: Coburn
inscribed verso: COBURN 6/68 / "SOUVENIR"

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 140
$3,416
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
140

JOHN COBURN

(1925 – 2006)
STUDY FOR RED VIBRATION, 1967

gouache on paper

29.0 x 25.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Coburn '67
inscribed lower left: "Red Vibration."
inscribed verso: John Coburn / Study for "Red Vibration" 7/69

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $3,416 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 141
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
141

JOHN COBURN

(1925 – 2006)
THE SEASONS, 1988

nine colour screenprints with title page in presentation Solander box
48.0 x 72.0 cm (8); 55.0 x 48.0 cm (1)

edition: 6/99

each signed, dated, inscribed and numbered below image
(i) SUMMER, 1988
(ii) AUTUMN, 1988
(iii) WINTER, 1988
(iv) SPRING, 1988
(v) PARADISE GARDEN, 1988
(vi) TREE OF LIFE, 1988
(vii) DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION, 1988
(viii) RESURRECTION, 1988
(ix) HOZANNA, 1988

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 142
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
142

GODFREY MILLER

(1893 – 1964)
STILL LIFE, c. 1930-35

oil on canvas on board

19.0 x 21.5 cm

label attached verso signed by J. Henshaw, executor of the artist’s estate

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 143
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
143

GODFREY MILLER

(1893 – 1964)
NOCTURNE TREES, c.1950

oil and pencil on canvas on board

34.5 x 25.0 cm

bears initials of the executor of the artist’s estate lower right: JH

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 8,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 144
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
144

GODFREY MILLER

(1893 – 1964)
HARBOUR SKETCH

oil on canvas on board

15.0 x 20.5 cm

label attached verso signed by J. Henshaw, executor of the artist’s estate

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 145
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
145

JOHN PASSMORE

(1904 – 1984)
LANDSCAPE, c.1946

oil on canvas

51.0 x 35.5 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 146
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
146

JOHN PASSMORE

(1904 – 1984)
PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE JENKINS, c.1946

oil on canvas

49.5 x 34.5 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Lot 147
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
147

JOHN PASSMORE

(1904 – 1984)
STILL LIFE, c.1946

oil on canvas

31.0 x 35.5 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 148
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
148

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

(1912 – 1981)
DESERT NOMAD, 1961

ink and wash on paper

37.5 x 26.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed lower right: Desert Nomad. / Russell Drysdale. 61.
inscribed lower centre, and transcribed on label verso: Caption: The Desert Tribes men are pleasant earth people. (p. 5)

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 149
$4,270
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
149

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

(1912 – 1981)
WOMAN AT BAR

ink and wash on paper

27.5 x 27.5 cm

signed lower right: Russell Drysdale

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $4,270 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 150
$5,124
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
150

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

(1912 – 1981)
INTERIOR WITH FIGURE STUDY

ink and wash on paper

15.0 x 17.0 cm

signed lower right: Russell Drysdale

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Sold for $5,124 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 151
$13,420
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
151

SALI HERMAN

(1898 – 1993)
ELLEN ST, PORT PIRIE, 1965

oil on canvas

71.0 x 90.5 cm

signed lower right: S. Herman, 65

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 152
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
152

SALI HERMAN

(1898 – 1993)
MOORELANDS DAM, 1952

oil on canvas

56.0 x 91.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: S. Herman, 52

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 153
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
153

DORA MEESON

(1869 – 1955)
NUDE WITH BLUE DRAPE

pastel on paper

32.0 x 22.0 cm

signed lower right: Dora L Wilson

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 154
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
154

JANET CUMBRAE STEWART

(1883 – 1960)
THE CRIMSON SCARF

pastel on paper

36.0 x 28.0 cm

signed lower right: Janet Cumbrae Stewart

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 10,000
Lot 155
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
155

JUDY DREW

born 1951
THE RED GOWN, 2006

pastel on paper

65.5 x 42.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Judy Drew ‘06

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Lot 156
$464
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
156

JUDY DREW

born 1951
NUDE WITH RED WRAP

pastel on paper

23.0 x 19.0 cm

signed lower left: Judy Drew

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $464 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 157
$2,440
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
157

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
SEATED NUDE

pencil on paper

25.0 x 17.0 cm

signed with initials lower right: NL

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Sold for $2,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 158
$2,440
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
158

NORMAN LINDSAY

(1879 – 1969)
GLORIA, c.1945

pencil on paper

24.0 x 20.0 cm

signed with initials lower right: NL

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Sold for $2,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 159
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
159

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
MERNE NDORKWA (WILD PLUM), 1991

synthetic polymer paint on linen

211.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name and Delmore Gallery cat. 1Z06

Estimate: 
$45,000 – 65,000
Lot 160
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
160

TOMMY WATSON

born c.1935
UMUTJU, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

100.0 x 150.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and size

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 161
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
161

BUTCHER JOE NANGAN

(c.1910 – 1989)
A SUITE OF EIGHT DRAWINGS, 1981

pencil and watercolour on paper

(A) MAYATA –THE PELICAN,
22.5 x 22.5 cm
(B) MIRUTU MIRUTU – THE MESSENGER,
22.0 x 25.0 cm
(C) MYIMERE –THE SONG MAN,
22.5 x 26.0 cm
(D) TUURRU,
19.5 x 23.5 cm
(E) MUTJUNAN – MYTHICAL TRAVELLER,
21.0 x 26.0 cm
(F) TARRBAI AND THE GOANNA,
22.0 x 26.0 cm
(G) NGALYAK – THE SKINK,
22.0 x 26.5 cm
(H) PIRRA PIRRA – THE DOG MAN,
24.0 x 23.0 cm

Private sale
Lot 162
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
162

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 – 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

84.0 x 112.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, date and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK1220

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 15,000
Lot 163
$4,148
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
163

JAN BILLYCAN

born c.1930
KIRRIWRRI, 2007

raw pigment on linen

75.0 x 56.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, medium, size and cat. 22030

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $4,148 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 164
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
164

YIKARTU PETERSEN

born c.1940s
KUMPIYARRA (TWO ROCKHOLES), 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

76.5 x 58.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name, title, size, Martumili Artists cat. 07.785

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Lot 165
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
165

TIGER PALPATJA

(c.1920 – 2012)
WANAMPI STORY, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 197.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, title and cat. TJA–7–0715

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Lot 166
$4,880
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
166

ARTIST UNKNOWN (BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLANDS)

CORAL, c.1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

85.0 x 47.0 cm

inscribed verso: [illeg.] / PUKAMANI / CORAL / [illeg.]

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 167
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
167

PUTMAPUNGA

PUKUMANI CEREMONY, c.1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

96.0 x 47.0 cm

bears inscription on label verso: Pukamani ceremony, MELVILLE ISLAND. / This design shows water holes that the cult hero Purakapali used / H (sic) washed himself after performing the first ceremony for his / dead son. / This was long ago in the creation or Dreaming time / Painted by Putamapunga. Melville Is.

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Lot 168
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
168

KUTUWULUMI PURAWARRUMPATU (KITTY KANTILLA)

(c.1928 – 2003)
UNTITLED, 1997

natural earth pigments on paper

100.0 x 70.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 169
$3,660
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
169

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

DUGONG, 1956

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

26.0 x 42.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Sold for $3,660 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 170
$976
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
170

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

INSECT, c.1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

32.5 x 53.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 1,200
Sold for $976 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 171
$1,586
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
171

BARPUA

STINGRAY, c.1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

28.5 x 52.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist name, title, language group 'Gunwinggu' and cat.AC16

Estimate: 
$800 – 1,200
Sold for $1,586 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 172
$2,440
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
172

WALLY MANDARRK

(1915 – 1987)
STANDING MAN WITH SPEARS, c.1985

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

134.0 x 34.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and title

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $2,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 173
$3,172
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
173

CRUSOE KURDDAL

born 1961
MIMIH, 2003

natural earth pigments and PVA fixative on carved hardwood

239.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $3,172 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 174
$4,636
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
174

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWK YAWK, 2004

natural earth pigments and PVA fixative on carved kurrajong

170.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $4,636 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 175
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
175

PETER MARRALWANGA 
AND IVAN NAMIRRKI

(1916 – 1987), born 1961
KANGAROO HUNT, 1981

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

132.0 x 63.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist’s name and Manungrida Arts cat: M273/SRRR and code numbers MA/03/DHN/I and MUAII

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Lot 176
$5,124
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
176

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 – 2012)
GAN'YU (STARS), 2009

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

70.0 x 45.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 30692 and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK13402

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $5,124 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 177
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
177

WANYUBI MARIKA

born 1967
UNTITLED (LARRIKITJ), 2004

natural earth pigments on hollow log

196.0 cm (height)

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 178
$1,464
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
178

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 – 1981)
NGAPILILINGNU, 1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

58.0 x 16.5 cm

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $1,464 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 179
$976
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
179

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 – 1981)
GUWARK, THE NIGHT BIRD, 1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

54.5 x 17.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 1,200
Sold for $976 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 180
$1,464
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
180

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 – 1981)
MARRNGU, THE OPOSSUM, c.1964

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

48.0 x 24.5 cm

Estimate: 
$1,200 – 1,500
Sold for $1,464 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 181
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
181

MICK WILINGGARR MAGANI

(1920 – 1984)
CIRCUMCISION STORY, c.1970

natural earth pigments on composition board

54.5 x 44.0 cm

Private sale
Lot 182
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
182

MAWALAN MARIKA

(c.1908 – 1967)
DJAMBUWUL (THE THUNDER MAN), 1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus back

77.0 x 32.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, RCV / RE95

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Lot 183
$4,880
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
183

NAATA NUNGURRAYI

born c.1932
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

93.5 x 94.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0409023

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 184
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
184

YAKULTJI NAPANGARDI

born 1970 Pintupi, Western Desert region
YUNULA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso; artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. YN0711061

Private sale
Lot 185
$6,100
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
185

NINGURA NAPURRULA

born c.1938
WOMEN'S CEREMONIES AT NGAMINYA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0610031

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 186
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
186

NINGURA NAPURRULA

born c.1938
ROCK HOLE SITE OF NGAMINYA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0409001

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 187
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
187

RONNIE TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1943
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

94.0 x 48.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT0409065

Private sale
Lot 188
$1,464
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
188

RONNIE TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1943
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

107.0 x 28.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula artists cat RT0411070

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $1,464 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 189
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
189

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 – 2001)
STRAIGHTENING SPEARS, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT9912111

Private sale
Lot 190
$5,490
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
190

YALA YALA GIBBS TJUNGURRAYI

(c.1928 – 1998)
TINGARI MEN TRAVELLING AT WAPINTYA, 1986

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. YY860390

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $5,490 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 191
Private sale
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
191

JACKIE KURLTJUNYINTJA GILES TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1944 – 2010)
TINGARI, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 213.5 cm

inscribed verso: size and Kayili Artists cat. 07-084

Private sale
Lot 192
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
192

ARTIST UNKNOWN

A SHIELD AND CLUB, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 1930s

carved hardwood decorated with fauna designs

shield: 55.0 cm length; club: 56.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000 (2)
Lot 193
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
193

ARTIST UNKNOWN

A BOOMERANG CLUB, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

shaped and incised hardwood

98.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Lot 194
$2,440
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
194

ARTIST UNKOWN

AN EARLY SHIELD, early to mid 20th Century (NORTH WEST AUSTRALIA)

carved and incised hardwood

78.0 cm length

elongated ovoid form, the front decorated with bands of alternating diagonal designs, the reverse with engraved designs and deep cut lug handle, evidence of use

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $2,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 195
$3,904
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
195

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWK YAWK, 2004

natural earth pigments and PVA fixative on carved kurrajong

135.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Sold for $3,904 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 196
$3,904
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
196

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWK YAWK, 2000

natural earth pigments on carved kurrajong

152.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Sold for $3,904 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 197
$6,344
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
197

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
MARDAYAN, 2006

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

160.0 x 32.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,500 – 4,500
Sold for $6,344 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 198
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
198

TJUMPO TJAPANANGKA

(c.1930 – 2007)
COOLAMON, 2006

glass

57.0 x 21.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Lot 199
$5,490
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
199

PAULINE SUNFLY NANGALA

born 1957
WILKINKARRA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 75.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $5,490 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 200
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
200

BOXER MILNER TJAMPITJIN

(c.1934 – 2009)
PURKUTJI (STURT CREEK), 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 824/02

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Lot 201
$1,220
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
201

NGARNJAPAYI NANCY CHAPMAN

(1940s – 2012)
YARLA JUKURRPA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

121 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, size and Martumili cat. 07-518

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Sold for $1,220 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 202
-
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
202

RAY KEN

born c.1940
MY COUNTRY, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

101.5 x 101.5 cm

inscribed verso:artist's name and Tjala Arts cat.004-09 together with Alcaston Gallery cat.AK 15015 and Tjala Arts stamp

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Lot 203
$5,124
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
203

ANGELINA NGALE APWERL (PWERLE)

born c.1952
BUSH PLUM

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 08H33

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $5,124 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 204
$1,952
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
204

A GROUP OF FIVE TASMANIAN
SHELL NECKLACES

maireener and trochus shells

variable lengths, 90.0 cm longest

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000 (5)
Sold for $1,952 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 205
$1,952
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
205

A GROUP OF FIVE TASMANIAN
SHELL NECKLACES

maireener and trochus shells

variable lengths, 90.0 cm longest

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000 (5)
Sold for $1,952 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 206
$1,220
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
206

TARACARIJIMO FREDA WARLAPINNI

(1934 – 2003)
UNTITLED, 2003

natural earth pigments and synthetic binders on canvas

120.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. 1382-03

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 1,500
Sold for $1,220 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 207
$4,026
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
207

KUTUWULUMI PURAWARRUMPATU (KITTY KANTILLA)

(c.1928 – 2003)
UNTITLED, 2000

natural earth pigments on Arches paper

57.0 x 37.5 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $4,026 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney
Lot 208
$7,930
Important Fine Art + Aboriginal Art
Sydney
2 December 2015
208

PATRICK (PADDY) FREDDY PURUNTATAMERI

born 1925
TOKWAMPINI (THE BIRD), 2002

natural earth pigments and PVA fixative on carved ironwood

230.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Sold for $7,930 (inc. BP) in Auction 41 - 2 December 2015, Sydney