Auction Results

Prices include buyer's premium.

Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November
Sale
52
Auction total
$6,424,032
85% sold by volume
106% sold by value


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Lot 1
$183,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
1

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
BANKSIA ON A WINDOW LEDGE, 1934

oil on canvas

52.0 x 43.0 cm

signed and dated lower left: M Preston / 34

Estimate: 
$150,000 – 200,000
Sold for $183,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 2
$183,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
2

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
KANGAROOS FEEDING, 1945

oil on canvas

40.5 x 40.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: M. PRESTON / 45

Estimate: 
$120,000 – 160,000
Sold for $183,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 3
$14,640
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
3

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
STILL LIFE – BASKET, 1925

hand-coloured woodcut

19.0 x 19.0 cm

edition of 50

signed with initials in image lower right: MP
signed, dated, numbered and inscribed with title below image: 5th proof Margaret Preston / 1925 / Still Life

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 4
$24,400
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
4

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
PANDANUS, ELSEY FALLS, 1946

colour monotype

30.5 x 34.0 cm

signed and inscribed with title below image: Pandanus, Elsy [sic] Falls. N.T. Monotype Margaret Preston

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $24,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 5
$34,160
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
5

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
HAPPY FAMILY, 1949

colour stencil on black card

27.5 x 30.5 cm

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

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $34,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 6
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
6

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
ABORIGINAL STILL LIFE, 1946

colour monotype

36.5 x 38.5 cm

signed and inscribed with title below image: Aboriginal Still Life. Monotype Margaret Preston

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Lot 7
$115,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
7

JOHN PERCEVAL

(1923 – 2000)
FABIAN IN THE GARDEN, 1954

oil on composition board

81.0 x 96.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: 1954 Perceval
inscribed with title verso: FABIAN in the GaRDEN / FOR. / MAX LAKE / Please Ring  BU4343

Estimate: 
$100,000 – 150,000
Sold for $115,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 8
$115,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
8

ROBERT KLIPPEL

(1920 – 2001)
No. 83, METAL CONSTRUCTION, 1958

welded steel

100.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $115,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 9
$48,800
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
9

KEN WHISSON

born 1927
PERUGIA, RAILWAY STATION, FOOTBALL TEAMS, RAG & BONE MAN, ETC., 1982

oil on canvas

80.0 x 119.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 10
$97,600
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
10

CRESSIDA CAMPBELL

born 1960
INTERIOR WITH ANEMONES AND LEMONS, 1992

unique colour woodblock print

89.0 x 52.0 cm

signed lower right: Cressida Campbell

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $97,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 11
$70,150
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
11

INGE KING

(1915 – 2016)
SHOUTING ANGELS, 1994

bronze

85.0 x 95.0 x 118.0 cm

signed and dated on base: Inge King 94

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $70,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 12
$23,180
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
12

MAX BECKMANN

(1884 – 1950, German)
HIER IST GEIST (HERE IS INTELLECT), 1921

drypoint on paper

33.5 x 25.5 cm

trial proof aside from the edition of 30

published by J. B. Neumann, Berlin
signed lower right: Beckmann

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $23,180 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 13
$756,400
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
13

JOHN PETER RUSSELL

(1858 – 1930)
FISHERMAN, BELLE-ÎLE (PÊCHEUR BELLE-ÎLE), 1905

oil on canvas

66.5 x 81.5 cm

signed, dated and inscribed with title along bottom edge: AU DOCTEUR – FOREST – DE – FAYE – SON – RECONNAISSANT – J.P. RUSSELL – BELLE – ISLE – 1905 –

Estimate: 
$600,000 – 800,000
Sold for $756,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 14
$29,280
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
14

BERTRAM MACKENNAL

(1863 – 1931)
SALOMÉ, c.1895

bronze

28.5 cm height

signed at base: B. MACKENNAL
inscribed at base: LONDON / SALOME
stamped inside base with E. Gruet Jeune Paris foundry mark

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $29,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 15
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
15

EMANUEL PHILLIPS FOX

(1865 – 1915)
APPLE TREES, c.1908

oil on canvas

51.0 x 64.0 cm

signed lower left: E Phillips Fox

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Lot 16
$109,800
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
16

ISO RAE

(1860 – 1940)
LES ACHETEUSES (THE BUYERS), c.1913

oil on canvas

80.0 x 99.5 cm

signed lower left: ISO RAE
bears inscription verso: 163

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $109,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 17
$158,600
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
17

ARTHUR STREETON

(1867 – 1943)
OBSERVATORY ROAD, KALORAMA PARK, LOOKING TOWARDS SILVAN, 1937

oil on canvas

62.5 x 75.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: ARTHUR STREETON . 1937.

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $158,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 18
$170,800
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
18

EUGENE VON GUÉRARD

(1811 – 1901)
ABORIGINAL FAMILY GROUP, 1856

pencil on cream wove paper

17.5 x 24.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Eugene de Guerard / 22 June 1856
bears inscription verso: This is for Margaret to put in her Album / The Artists name is affixed.

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 100,000
Sold for $170,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 19
$61,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
19

WILLIAM WESTALL

(1781 – 1850)
PORT JACKSON HARBOUR, NEW HOLLAND, c.1802

pencil on paper

16.0 x 22.5 cm

inscribed with title on backing sheet below image: Port Jackson Harbour, New Holland
inscribed with title verso: Port Jackson Harbour. New Holland. / HRW

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $61,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 20
$31,720
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
20

CONRAD WAGNER

(1818 – 1910)
MOUNTED POLICE WITH SETTLERS AND ABORIGINES, TOOLOOM, N.S.W., 1860

watercolour on paper

22.0 x 28.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed verso: From Glen / to dearest Gracey. / Sydney 6th may 1861 / Pensez à votre / très attaché / C. Wagner / Tooloom October 30th 1860.

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $31,720 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 21
$97,600
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
21

JOY HESTER

(1920 – 1960)
OLD WOMAN, 1955

brush and ink, and blue crayon on paper

74.0 x 54.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Joy Hester ‘55

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $97,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 22
$237,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
22

IAN FAIRWEATHER

(1891 – 1974)
LIT BATEAU (THE RAFT AT NIGHT), 1957

gouache on cardboard

73.0 x 92.5 cm

inscribed with title lower left: Lit Bateau
signed with artist’s monogram lower right: IF

Estimate: 
$200,000 – 250,000
Sold for $237,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 23
$73,200
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
23

ARTHUR BOYD

(1920 – 1999)
WIMMERA LANDSCAPE WITH HUNTER, c.1985

oil and tempera on composition board

90.0 x 120.0 cm

signed lower right: Arthur Boyd
bears inscription verso: 4

Estimate: 
$60,000 – 80,000
Sold for $73,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 24
$54,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
24

SIDNEY NOLAN

(1917 – 1992)
RIVERBEND, 1966

oil on canvas

152.5 x 122.0 cm

signed indistinctly lower right: Nolan 1966

Estimate: 
$70,000 – 90,000
Sold for $54,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 25
$610,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
25

JEFFREY SMART

(1921 – 2013)
SUNBATHERS AT CONSTRUCTION SITE, 2003

oil on canvas

68.0 x 100.0 cm

signed lower right: JEFFREY SMART

Estimate: 
$650,000 – 850,000
Sold for $610,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 26
$390,400
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
26

FRED WILLIAMS

(1927 – 1982)
BLUE KITE, KEW BILLABONG I (KEW BILLABONG, OLD KITE), 1976

oil on canvas

106.5 x 96.5 cm

bears inscription verso: FRED WILLIAMS / KEW BILLABONG, OLD KITE. 1976 / … / UNSIGNED (Lyn Williams)
authenticated by Lyn Williams

Estimate: 
$250,000 – 350,000
Sold for $390,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 27
$103,700
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
27

CHARLES BLACKMAN

born 1928
NUDE AND MIRROR, 1971

oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 168.0 cm

signed and dated upper right: CHARLES BLACKMAN 1971

Estimate: 
$55,000 – 75,000
Sold for $103,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 28
$61,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
28

JOHN COBURN

(1925 – 2006)
TABLELAND, 1960

oil on composition board

91.5 x 122.0 cm

signed lower right: Coburn.
signed, dated and inscribed with title verso: JOHN COBURN “TABLELAND” … / 11/688 OLD STH HD RD ROSE BAY 9/60

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $61,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 29
$48,800
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
29

ROBERT JUNIPER

(1929 – 2012)
HOMEWARD BOUND, 1988

oil and synthetic polymer paint on linen

181.5 x 243.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Juniper / 88
bears inscription verso: CAT NO. 1

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 30
$115,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
30

JEFFREY SMART

(1921 – 2013)
FIRST STUDY FOR ON THE WHARF, LIVORNO, 2001

oil on paper on canvas

37.5 x 55.5 cm

signed lower right: JEFFREY SMART

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $115,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 31
$610,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
31

ON KAWARA

(1932 – 2014, Japanese)
JAN. 18, 1998, 1998

(from TODAY SERIES)
Liquitex on canvas and handmade cardboard box with newspaper clipping from the New York Times

26.0 x 33.5 cm

signed verso: On Kawara
label attached to stretcher verso: “Sunday.” / JAN.18,1998. “TODAY” Series No.1, 1998. Painted by On / Kawara in New York City. Liquitex on canvas. 10” x13”.

Estimate: 
$250,000 – 350,000
Sold for $610,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 32
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
32

ON KAWARA

(1932 – 2014, Japanese)
TELEGRAM TO JULIAN GODDARD, 11 FEBRUARY 1997, 1997 (I AM STILL ALIVE, 1970 – 2000 SERIES)

Telstra Australia telegram

30.0 x 21.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 33
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
33

ON KAWARA

(1932 – 2014, Japanese)
TELEGRAM TO JULIAN GODDARD, 18 MARCH 1997, 1997 (I AM STILL ALIVE, 1970 – 2000 SERIES)

Telstra Australia telegram

30.0 x 21.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 34
$79,300
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
34

LARRY BELL

born 1939, American
CUBE #4, 2005

amber glass coated with Inconel on a plexiglass base

51.0 x 51.0 x 51.0 cm
117.5 x 51.0 x 51.0 cm (including base)

Estimate: 
$65,000 – 85,000
Sold for $79,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 35
$100,040
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
35

CLEMENT MEADMORE

(1929 – 2005)
HOB NOB, 1992

bronze

43.0 x 101.0 x 53.0 cm

edition: 5/6

signed, dated and numbered at base: Meadmore 1992 5/6
dated, numbered and inscribed with title on base: ‘Hob Nob’ / 1992 5/6 / ART

Estimate: 
$65,000 – 85,000
Sold for $100,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 36
$54,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
36

HOWARD ARKLEY

(1951 – 1999)
50s, 1979

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

203.5 x 78.5 cm

signed, dated and inscribed with title verso: Name: Howard ARKLEY / Title 50’s / size 800 mm x 2080 mm / H Arkley 79 / Date 1979 / No. 4

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $54,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 37
$79,300
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
37

RICK AMOR

born 1948
WORLD OF IRON, 2004

oil on canvas

146.0 x 128.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: RICK AMOR ‘04
dated and inscribed with title verso: World of Iron OCT 04 / NOV / …
bears inscription on stretcher bar verso: RA/146 / RICK 4

Estimate: 
$65,000 – 85,000
Sold for $79,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 38
$14,640
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
38

NOEL McKENNA

born 1956
48 TALLIES (BIRTHDAY STILL LIFE), 2004

synthetic polymer paint on board in artist’s hand-made frame

30.0 x 89.0 cm

signed and dated upper left: NMcKENNA04

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 39
$29,280
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
39

DAVID LARWILL

(1956 – 2011)
GENTLE INVENTION, 1994

oil on canvas

122.5 x 183.0 cm

signed with initials and dated lower left: D.L. / ‘94
signed, dated and inscribed with title verso: “gentle invention” / 6 - 4 - 94 / David Larwill

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $29,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 40
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
40

DEL KATHRYN BARTON

born 1972
PUNK, SPUNK AND GREEN RAIN FOR THE HEART, 2004

watercolour, gouache, ink on paper with satin and cotton border

237.0 x 117.0 cm

signed and dated upper left: 2004 del kathryn barton
inscribed with title upper right: -punk, spunk and green rain for the heart-

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Lot 41
$48,800
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
41

DEL KATHRYN BARTON

born 1972
UNDER HERE I AM ALREADY, 2006

watercolour, gouache, ink, metallic and synthetic polymer paint on paper with satin and cotton border

245.0 x 116.0 cm (irregular)

signed, dated and inscribed with title lower centre: under here I am already / del kathryn barton 2006

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 42
$26,840
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
42

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
MILMILNGKAN, 2008

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

178.0 x 82.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $26,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 43
$34,160
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
43

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

(c.1924 – 2015)
DIBIRDIBI COUNTRY, 2012

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.0 x 197.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 7669-L-SG-0412

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $34,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 44
$183,000
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
44

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
DESERT STORM, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 304.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, date, Commissioned by Delmore Gallery, and Delmore Gallery cat. 92L113

Estimate: 
$150,000 – 200,000
Sold for $183,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 45
$54,900
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
45

LONG JACK PHILLIPUS TJAKAMARRA

c.1932
MALA (SPINIFEX WALLABY), 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

60.5 x 51.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Stuart Art Centre cat. 18030

Estimate: 
$45,000 – 65,000
Sold for $54,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 46
$151,280
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
46

RONNIE TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1943
WILKINKARRA (LAKE MACKAY), 1993

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 153.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT930734

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $151,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 47
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
47

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
ANOORALYA III, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

213.0 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, title and Delmore Gallery cat. 95F014

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Lot 48
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
48

PRINCE OF WALES (MIDPUL)

(c.1935 – 2002)
BODY MARKS, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

137.0 x 80.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Karen Brown Gallery cat. KB0892

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Lot 49
$11,590
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
49

ELIZABETH NYUMI NUNGURRAYI

born 1947
PARWALLA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti artists cat. 127/05

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 50
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
50

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
THOOWOONGGOONARRIN, 2000

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

signed with initials verso: PB
bears inscription verso: Jirrawun Arts cat. PB 8 2000.91

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Lot 51
$42,700
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
51

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
THE BEND OF THE TODD, HEAVITREE GAP, 1958

watercolour on paper

39.0 x 56.5 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA
bears inscription verso: “The Bend of the Todd” / Heavatree [sic] Gap / Central Aust. 1958

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $42,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 52
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
52

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 – 2002)
STORMS AT SEA – SUNRISE IN SALT WATER COUNTRY,1997

synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck

194.0 x 210.0 cm

signed lower centre: GiNGER RiLEY
bears inscription verso: date, Alcaston Gallery cat. AK3680, cat. AK3 and cat. 9

Estimate: 
$60,000 – 80,000
Lot 53
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
53

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
TRANSITION, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Delmore Gallery 0Q90

Estimate: 
$60,000 – 80,000
Lot 54
$18,300
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
54

JOHN OLSEN

born 1928
DEEP AND DISSOLVING VERTICALS OF LIGHT FERRY THE FALL OF MOONSHINE DOWN - SALUTE TO SLESSOR'S FIVE BELLS, 1973

watercolour, gouache and ink on paper

54.0 x 68.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed with title lower right: -Deep & Dissolving Verticals / of light Ferry the fall of / moonshine down / salute to Slessor’s 5 Bells / 73 / John / Olsen

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 55
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
55

JOHN OLSEN

born 1928
ABSTRACT, 1960

gouache, ink and pastel on paper

55.0 x 76.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: John Olsen / 60 –

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 56
$37,820
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
56

BRETT WHITELEY

(1939 – 1992)
PLATYPUS, TARONGA ZOO, 1978

charcoal on paper

75.5 x 52.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed lower right: 2/nov/78 / brett Whiteley / Taronga Zoo
artist's stamp lower right

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $37,820 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 57
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
57

EDWIN TANNER

(1920 – 1980)
ECLIPSE, 1973

oil on canvas

122.5 x 137.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: EDWIN TANNER.1973
signed and inscribed verso: CROCK No. 133. TANNER ECLIPSE

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 24,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 58
$15,860
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
58

HOWARD TAYLOR

(1918 – 2001)
UNTITLED (KARRI FOREST), 1963

oil on composition board

51.5 x 70.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: H TAYLOR 63

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 25,000
Sold for $15,860 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 59
$10,980
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
59

JEFFREY SMART

(1921 – 2013)
ZINNIAS, 1940

oil on canvas on board

45.5 x 37.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: JEFF SMART 40
inscribed on frame verso: Smart / Smart / won!

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 60
$43,920
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
60

MARGARET OLLEY

(1923 – 2011)
MORNING INTERIOR, 2000

oil on composition board

51.0 x 41.0 cm

signed lower right: OLLEY
bears inscription verso: 28

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 25,000
Sold for $43,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 61
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
61

BESSIE DAVIDSON

(1879 – 1965)
KITZBUHEL, AUSTRIA

oil on canvas

85.0 x 66.0 cm

bears inscription on frame verso: BESSIE DAVIDSON Munich

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Lot 62
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
62

HILDA RIX NICHOLAS

(1884 – 1961)
COOCHIN COOCHIN, NEAR BOONAH, QUEENSLAND, c.1926

oil on canvas on board

33.0 x 41.0 cm

signed lower left: H Rix Nicholas
bears inscription verso: The Homestead – Coochin

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 63
$24,400
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
63

ELIOTH GRUNER

(1882 – 1939)
SUMMER LANDSCAPE, 1916

oil on canvas on board

23.0 x 31.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: E. Gruner / 1916

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $24,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 64
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
64

EMANUEL PHILLIPS FOX

(1865 – 1915)
POPLARS

oil on wood panel

26.0 x 35.0 cm

signed lower left: E. Phillips Fox
bears inscription on label verso: PS142

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 65
$35,380
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
65

MARGARET PRESTON

(1875 – 1963)
MOSMAN BRIDGE, c.1925 – 26

hand-coloured woodcut

25.0 x 18.5 cm

signed with initials in image lower right: MP
signed below image: Margaret Preston

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $35,380 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 66
$10,370
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
66

LLOYD REES

(1895 – 1988)
WESTERN END OF GOAT ISLAND, SYDNEY HARBOUR, c.1932

pencil on paper

12.5 x 20.0 cm

signed lower left: L REES

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $10,370 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 67
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
67

ARTHUR BOYD

(1920 – 1999)
DROMANA, c.1938 – 40

oil on canvas on board

29.0 x 39.0 cm

signed lower left: Arthur M Boyd
bears inscription verso: Arthur Boyd / Dromana / approx 1940

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 24,000
Lot 68
$26,840
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
68

A RAINFOREST SHIELD

NORTH EAST QUEENSLAND, late 19th – early 20th century

pigments and ochres on carved figwood

87.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 30,000
Sold for $26,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 69
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
69

A GULMARI SHIELD

SOUTH WEST QUEENSLAND, early 20th century

carved and shaped hardwood with geometric designs infilled with natural earth pigments, the reverse with a deep cut lug handle

67.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Lot 70
$7,320
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
70

A WUNDA SHIELD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1890s

natural earth pigments on incised and carved hardwood

70.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$4,500 – 5,500
Sold for $7,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 71
$4,636
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
71

A NARROW SHIELD

SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA, late 19th century

natural earth pigments on carved and incised hardwood

82.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $4,636 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 72
$7,930
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
72

YVONNE KOOLMATRIE

born 1944
EEL TRAP

woven sedge river rushes

109.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $7,930 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 73
$28,060
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
73

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
SUMMER ABUNDANCE, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on linen

149.5 x 91.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, Commissioned by Delmore Gallery, and Delmore Gallery cat. 93L057

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 25,000
Sold for $28,060 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 74
$34,160
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
74

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
THOOWOONGGOONARRIN, 2000

ochres and pigments with synthetic binder on Belgian linen

135.0 x 122.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Jirrawun Arts cat. PB 3 2000.63

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $34,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 75
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
75

QUEENIE McKENZIE NAKARRA

(c.1925 – 1998)
BALANKERR, LAJIBANY AND MANYJOORROO COUNTRY, 1998

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

61.5 x 91.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size, Waringarri Arts cat. AP0420 and S664, and Cooee Gallery cat. 629

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 76
$5,490
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
76

KITTY KANTILLA

(c.1928 – 2003)
JILAMARA, 2001

natural earth pigments on paper

57.0 x 77.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Jilamara Arts cat.133-01

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $5,490 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 77
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
77

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 – 2011)
LUPULNGA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0403062

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 78
$13,420
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
78

INYUWA NAMPITJINPA

(c.1922 – 1999)
WATER SITE AT PUNKILPIRRI, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. IN981219

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 79
$12,200
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
79

MARINGKA BAKER

born c.1952
WATI WANAMPO KUTJARA, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen

126.5 x 123.0 cm

signed verso: MARingKA BAKer
bears inscription verso: artist's name, title, date and Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPMB09028

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 80
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
80

SIDNEY NOLAN

(1917 – 1992)
KELLY ON HORSE, 1950

ink and collage on paper

24.5 x 29.5 cm

signed with initial lower left: N.
bears inscription verso: 6581

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 81
$18,300
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
81

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

(1912 – 1981)
SHED HAND, c.1967

pen and ink on paper

25.5 x 20.0 cm

signed lower right: Russell Drysdale
bears inscription verso: Shed Hand / 55 / Shed hand

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 82
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
82

ALBERT TUCKER

(1914 – 1999)
PARROTS THROUGH THE TREES, 1964

oil on composition board

61.0 x 81.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: Tucker 64

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 83
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
83

HERBERT BADHAM

(1899 – 1961)
MOORINGS AT PITTWATER, 1949

oil on canvas on board

30.5 x 38.0 cm

signed and dated lower left: HBadham ‘49
signed verso: Badham

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 84
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
84

HERBERT BADHAM

(1899 – 1961)
AVALON BEACH, c.1949

oil on canvas on board

30.5 x 38.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 85
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
85

ROLAND WAKELIN

(1887 – 1971)
JUDY AND DIANA, 1938

oil on cardboard

32.5 x 45.0 cm

bears inscription verso: No 10 / 1938

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 8,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 86
$7,320
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
86

ROLAND WAKELIN

(1887 – 1971)
JUDY, THE ARTIST’S DAUGHTER, SLICING BEANS, 1938

oil on canvas

76.5 x 51.0 cm

signed and dated lower left: R. Wakelin 1938

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $7,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 87
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
87

ROLAND WAKELIN

(1887 – 1971)
GOLDERS GREEN – BRENT RIVER, LONDON, 1924

oil on card

14.0 x 18.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 88
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
88

ROLAND WAKELIN

(1887 – 1971)
BROCKWELL PARK, TULSE HILL WITH FIGURE AND PATH, LONDON, 1924

oil on card on composition board

13.5 x 17.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: WAKELIN 1924

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Lot 89
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
89

ROLAND WAKELIN

(1887 – 1971)
BROCKWELL PARK, TULSE HILL WITH CLOCK TOWER, LONDON, 1924

oil on wood panel

13.5 x 17.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: WAKELIN 1924

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Lot 90
$3,660
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
90

ROLAND WAKELIN

(1887 – 1971)
MOUNT STREET, NORTH SYDNEY, 1952

gouache on paper

20.0 x 17.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: R Wakelin ‘52

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Sold for $3,660 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 91
$1,830
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
91

ERIC THAKE

(1904 – 1982)
MIDDAY SPINE – BASH, NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA, 1945

pencil and ink on paper

28.0 x 30.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Eric Thake 1945
signed, dated and inscribed with title verso: MIDDAY SPINE-BASH / BASIL RUMBLE / COL. FITZGERALD / BILL STEPHENSON + / BUNNY LINWOOD’S TENT / TAF. RAAF / NOEMFOOR ISLAND / 6. 2 . 1945 / ERIC THAKE

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Sold for $1,830 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 92
$24,400
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
92

ERIC THAKE

(1904 – 1982)
TRUCK, NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA, 1945

watercolour on paper

32.0 x 46.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed with title lower left: Eric Thake 1945 / NOEMFOOR IS.

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $24,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 93
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
93

MARC CHAGALL

(1887 – 1985, Russian, French)
COUPLE AU PANIER DE FRUITS, 1967

colour lithograph on Arches paper

66.5 x 53.0 cm (sheet)
45.0 x 40.5 cm (image)

Hors Commerce aside from the edition of 50

signed lower right: Marc Chagall
inscribed lower left: H. C.

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 94
$6,100
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
94

MARC CHAGALL

(1887 – 1985, Russian, French)
LA BRANCHE VERTE, 1984

colour lithograph on Arches paper

83.5 x 60.0 cm (sheet)
61.0 x 48.0 cm (image)

AP aside from the edition of 50

signed lower right: Marc Chagall
inscribed lower left: Epreuve d’Artiste

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 95
$31,720
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
95

CLEMENT MEADMORE

(1929 – 2005)
STORMY WEATHER, 1997

bronze

18.0 x 30.0 x 20.0 cm

edition: 8/8

signed, dated and numbered at base: Meadmore 1997 8/8
dated, numbered and inscribed with title on base: ‘Stormy Weather’ / 1997 / 8/8 / ART

Estimate: 
$22,000 – 28,000
Sold for $31,720 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 96
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
96

DOROTHY BRAUND

(1926 – 2013)
ON THE SAND, 1998

oil on board

61.0 x 91.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: BRAUND 98
inscribed with title verso: ON THE SAND 19

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 97
$3,050
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
97

HELEN OGILVIE

(1902 – 1993)
OLD HAY SHED, 1976

tempera on board

20.0 x 28.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: H. OGILVIE, 76

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $3,050 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 98
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
98

FRANK HINDER

(1906 – 1992)
MARGEL HINDER AND GERALD LEWERS, 1947

watercolour on paper

27.0 x 34.0 cm

dated and inscribed lower right: HINDER & LEWERS – 47
bears inscription verso: Margel Hinder & Gerald Lewers 1947

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 8,000
Lot 99
$5,856
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
99

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

(1912 – 1981)
STILL LIFE WITH JUG, 1938

watercolour and pen and ink on paper

19.5 x 27.5 cm

signed and dated upper centre: Russell Drysdale ‘38

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $5,856 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 100
$4,758
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
100

ROBERT JUNIPER

(1929 – 2012)
FLOWERS, 1963 – 91

oil and gold leaf on wood panel

50.5 x 37.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: R. Juniper 1963/91
bears inscription verso: 10 / Flowers / 30 / Juniper / Skinner / Galleries / Perth

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,758 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 101
$4,270
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
101

CLIFTON PUGH

(1924 – 1990)
GOANNA UP A TREE, 1961

oil on board

36.0 x 49.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Clifton / ‘61
bears inscription verso: ‘LIZARD UP / A TREE’

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Sold for $4,270 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 102
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
102

CLIFTON PUGH

(1924 – 1990)
TREES IN LANDSCAPE, 1961

oil on board

68.0 x 90.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Clifton / ‘61
bears inscription verso: TREES IN LANDSCAPE 1961 / CLIFTON PUGH / PROV: SIR A. BURNEY / LONDON

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 103
$4,880
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
103

LAWRENCE DAWS

born 1927
KANGAROO, 1961

oil on composition board

120.0 x 150.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: DAWS ‘61

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 9,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 104
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
104

LAWRENCE DAWS

born 1927
OMEN BIRD, c.1970

oil on composition board

117.0 x 152.0 cm

signed lower right: DAWS
bears inscription on label verso: “Omes [sic] Bird” / c.1970 / …

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Lot 105
$6,100
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
105

GEORGE BALDESSIN

(1939 – 1978)
PERSONAGE AND EMBLEMS, 1972

colour etching and aquatint on two sheets of paper

101.0 x 101.0 cm

edition of 10

signed, dated, numbered and inscribed with title below image

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 106
$8,540
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
106

RICK AMOR

born 1948
CITY STREET CORNER, 1993

watercolour on paper

28.0 x 37.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Rick Amor 27/12/93

Estimate: 
$4,500 – 6,500
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 107
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
107

GARRY SHEAD

born 1942
DANCERS

oil on composition board

27.0 x 23.5 cm

signed lower right: Garry Shead

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 108
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
108

ETHEL SPOWERS

(1890 – 1947)
THE ENCHANTED BIRDS, 1927

watercolour and pencil on paper

23.0 x 31.0 cm

signed and dated lower left: E.L. Spowers 1927

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 109
$10,370
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
109

ROBERT DICKERSON

(1924 – 2015)
BALLERINA

charcoal on paper on composition board

75.5 x 55.0 cm

signed lower right: DICKERSON

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $10,370 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 110
$14,640
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
110

GUY BOYD

(1923 – 1988)
MOTHER AND CHILD

bronze

158.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 111
$2,684
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
111

EMMA MINNIE BOYD

(1858 – 1936)
BUSH LANDSCAPE, 1915

watercolour on paper

27.0 x 20.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: E.M. Boyd / 1915

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 1,500
Sold for $2,684 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 112
$2,684
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
112

ELLIS ROWAN

(1848 – 1922)
WARATAHS, c.1900

watercolour on paper

34.0 x 24.5 cm

signed lower left: Ellis Rowan

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Sold for $2,684 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 113
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
113

JANET CUMBRAE STEWART

(1883 – 1960)
THE BLUE VASE, 1919

pastel on paper

49.5 x 39.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Cumbrae Stewart / 19/

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 114
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
114

BERNARD HALL

(1859 – 1935)
MODEL WITH GLOBE

oil on canvas

69.0 x 51.0 cm

signed indistinctly upper left

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Lot 115
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
115

JOHN COTTON

(1801 – 1849, British)
THE GOULBURN RANGES, DOOGALLOOK, c.1844 – 1849

pen and ink on paper

25.5 x 37.5 cm

inscribed with title lower centre: The Goulburn Ranges, Doogallook

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Lot 116
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
116

SAMUEL LOCK

(1822 – 1881)
CORROBBAREE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

watercolour on paper

23.0 x 32.0 cm

signed and inscribed with title verso: Corrobbaree S. Australia S R Lock

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 8,000
Lot 117
$12,200
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
117

THOMAS BALCOMBE

(1810 – 1861)
THE RIVER GLENELG, 1836 – 1861

watercolour on paper

17.0 x 30.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: T. Balcombe / 1861

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 118
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
118

JAMES ALFRED TURNER

(c.1850 – 1908)
ON THE BEACH, COWES, PHILLIP ISLAND, 1890

oil on canvas

35.5 x 71.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: J.A. Turner 1890

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
Lot 119
$5,124
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
119

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL

SETTLERS’ HUTS, c.1860

watercolour and pencil on paper

17.5 x 25.5 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $5,124 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 120
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
120

WILLIAM TIBBITS

(1837 – 1906)
ROYAL HOTEL, FERNTREE GULLY, VICTORIA

watercolour and pen and ink on paper

26.5 x 40.5 cm

signed lower right: W. Tibbits
inscribed lower centre: DRAWN BY W. TIBBITS. 40 Albert St WINDSOR.
inscribed below image: TERMS FROM £2.20 PER WEEK./ ROYAL HOTEL./ FERN TREE GULLY – VICTORIA / R.E. HINTON. Proprietor

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 10,000
Lot 121
$2,074
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
121

HANS HEYSEN

(1877 – 1968)
DRAUGHT HORSES (POLLY AND JACK)

pencil on paper

18.0 x 27.0 cm

signed lower right: HANS HEYSEN

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 1,500
Sold for $2,074 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 122
$1,586
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
122

HANS HEYSEN

(1877 – 1968)
EDGE OF THE CLEARING, 1950

charcoal, pencil and chalk on paper

25.0 x 38.5 cm

signed and dated lower left: HANS HEYSEN, 50

Estimate: 
$800 – 1,200
Sold for $1,586 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 123
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
123

HAROLD SEPTIMUS POWER

(1878 – 1951)
THREE DRAUGHT HORSES ON A FOREST TRACK

watercolour on paper

43.0 x 51.5 cm

signed lower left: HS. Power
bears inscription verso: 3 Draught Horses / Forest Track

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 124
$2,928
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
124

HAROLD SEPTIMUS POWER

(1878 – 1951)
HORSES DRINKING AT WATER TROUGH

watercolour on paper

21.0 x 36.0 cm

signed lower right: H.S. POWER

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Sold for $2,928 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 125
$3,660
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
125

J.H. SCHELTEMA

(1861 – 1941)
CATTLE WITH CALVES

oil on canvas

41.0 x 61.0 cm

signed lower left: J.H. Scheltema

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $3,660 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 126
$17,080
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
126

LONG JACK PHILLIPUS TJAKAMARRA

born c.1932
UNTITLED, 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

64.5 x 11.5 cm

signed indistinctly verso: Jack [as stated in Sotheby’s, Sydney, 9 November 1998 catalogue entry]
bears inscription verso: Stuart Art Centre cat. 18151 [as stated in Sotheby’s, Sydney, 9 November 1998 catalogue entry]

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $17,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 127
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
127

DINI CAMPBELL TJAMPITJINPA

(c.1942 – 2000)
KUNIYA KUTJARRA (TWO PYTHONS), 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 122.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. DC980859

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 128
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
128

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 – 2011)
UNTITLED, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 106.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0711216

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 129
$6,710
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
129

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 – 2011)
KAAKARATINTJA, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.5 x 45.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN9611132

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 130
$11,590
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
130

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 – 2002)
NGAK NGAK, GARIMALA AND THE FOUR ARCHES, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on plywood

46.0 x 59.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK286

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 131
$9,150
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
131

NYAPANYAPA YUNUPINGU

born c.1945
TREES WHITE, 2011

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

96.0 x 82.0 cm

bears inscription on label verso: artist's name, title and Buku Larrngay cat. 4078V

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 132
$5,490
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
132

NYAPANYAPA YUNUPINGU

born c.1945
CAMPING IN THE ORCHARD, 2009

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

62.5 x 155.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, Buku Larrngay cat. 3513Y and cat. 0209YIR

Estimate: 
$ 5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $5,490 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 133
$2,440
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
133

NYAPANYAPA YUNUPINGU

born c.1945
FALLEN LEAVES II, 2009

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

40.5 x 88.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Buku Larrngay cat. 0709Y/R

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
Sold for $2,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 134
$4,880
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
134

ARTIST UNKNOWN (BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLANDS)

UNTITLED, c.1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

63.5 x 38.5 cm

bears inscription verso: BATHURST ISLAND / Collected 1960’s / ARTIST.- UNKNOWN

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 135
$3,416
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
135

KITTY KANTILLA

(c.1928 – 2003)
UNTITLED, 1999

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on Arches paper

57.0 x 75.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. KK 99LP346 99

Estimate: 
$3,500 – 4,500
Sold for $3,416 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 136
$4,270
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
136

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(1920 – 2013)
UNTITLED, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen

100.0 x 50.5 cm

bears inscription verso: Artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 391/10

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,270 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 137
$3,904
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
137

KATHLEEN PADDOON NAPANANGKA

born c.1938
NAKARRA NAKARRA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 80.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 1317/05

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $3,904 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 138
$7,564
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
138

TIGER PALPATJA

(1920 – 2014)
PILTATI TJUKURPA, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 124.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, date, community, and Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPTP10316

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $7,564 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 139
$9,760
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
139

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
UNTITLED, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on paper

75.0 x 49.5 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 140
$1,830
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
140

A PARRYING SHIELD

CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, c.1960

carved and incised hardwood

86.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,800 – 2,500
Sold for $1,830 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 141
-
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
141

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PINTUPI)

UNTITLED, 1970s

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

38.0 x 35.5 cm (irregular)

bears inscription verso: owned by / Bev Brown / 1983

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
Lot 142
$19,520
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
142

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

YIPWON SPIRIT FIGURE, YIMAM PEOPLE, KOREWORI RIVER REGION, EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, c.1930

321.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$14,000 – 18,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 143
$13,420
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
143

A CANOE PROW FIGUREHEAD

NGUZUNGUZU, SOLOMON ISLANDS

natural pigments, clay and trade paint on carved wood with shell inlay

20.0 x 17.0 cm

in form of a zoomorphic head with an elongated snout and the eyes inset with nacre, crowned by hat-like headgear, the hands resting underneath the chin
bears inscription on base: Nangatana, Nggela Is, ASIP 7/35

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 144
$2,440
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
144

SWORDFISH BOWL

VANUATU

carved hardwood

87.0 x 24.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $2,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 145
$2,196
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
145
GROUP OF NINE SPATULAS

carved and incised hardwood, some with traces of white pigment

varying sizes up to 29.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000 (9)
Sold for $2,196 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 146
$2,196
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
146

ARMBAND

LOWER SEPIK RIVER PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, early 20th century

carved and incised turtle shell

13.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$800 – 1,200
Sold for $2,196 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 147
$1,098
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
147

BETAL NUT MORTAR

HUON GULF, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

carved hardwood

19.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Sold for $1,098 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne
Lot 148
$2,318
Important Fine Art + Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
148

HEADREST (KALI)

FIJI, 19th century

hardwood

 11.5 x 35.0 cm 

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,500
Sold for $2,318 (inc. BP) in Auction 52 - 29 November 2017, Melbourne