72 - Important Australian + International Fine Art

Important Australian + International Fine Art
Melbourne
-
1 December 2022
Property of various vendors Lots 1 - 8
1

JEFFREY SMART

SECOND STUDY FOR MADRAS AIRPORT, 1979

oil on canvas on board

29.0 x 39.0 cm

Estimate: 
$70,000 – $90,000
2

ARTHUR BOYD

ROCKY HILLSIDE, SHOALHAVEN, c.1980

oil on composition board

91.0 x 61.0 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – $120,000
3

CHARLES BLACKMAN

ASCENDING CHILDREN, 1960

oil on composition board

122.0 x 91.0 cm

Estimate: 
$200,000 – $300,000
4

BRETT WHITELEY

GIRAFFE NO. 1, 1964 – 65

bronze on marble plinth mounted on carved wood and brass base

189.0 x 45.0 x 31.5 cm (overall, including base)

Estimate: 
$200,000 – $300,000
5

HOWARD ARKLEY

HIGH FENCED, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

203.0 x 153.0 cm

Estimate: 
$500,000 – $700,000
6

ROSALIE GASCOIGNE

BEATEN TRACK, 1992

sawn wood soft drink crates on plywood

122.0 x 110.0 cm

Estimate: 
$400,000 – $600,000
7

BRETT WHITELEY

DAISIES, 1975 – 76

oil on canvas

65.0 x 53.0 cm

Estimate: 
$180,000 – $240,000
8

BRETT WHITELEY

GARDEN, 1975

brush and sepia ink on paper

84.5 x 75.0 cm

Estimate: 
$60,000 – $80,000
10

LIN ONUS

BUTTERFLIES, 1993

gouache on illustration board

49.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$35,000 – $45,000
11

LIN ONUS

BULLA GUKUP (TWO FROGS)

gouache on illustration board

49.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
12

LIN ONUS

GOONYA GA GIRRARNG (FISH AND LEAVES), 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 91.5 cm

Estimate: 
$180,000 – $250,000
13

LIN ONUS

BIRRAKALA (BUTTERFLIES) AT NIGHT, 1993

gouache on illustration board

49.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$35,000 – $45,000
14

LIN ONUS

NGAKAYDJIL (LIZARDS), c.1993

gouache on illustration board

49.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$35,000 – $45,000
15

LIN ONUS

WARRINYA (FLYING FOXES), 1993

gouache on illustration board

49.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
16

LIN ONUS

SPEARGRASS, 1993

gouache on illustration board

49.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
Important Australian Art from the Collection of Reg Grundy AC OBE and Joy Chambers-Grundy Lots 17 – 19
17

MARGARET PRESTON

MOLONG SHOW (also known as THE FAIRGROUND), 1946

mixed media on canvas

42.5 x 54.5 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – $100,000
18

IAN FAIRWEATHER

NIGHT LIFE, 1962

synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard on composition board

66.0 x 92.0 cm

Estimate: 
$200,000 – $300,000
19

DANILA VASSILIEFF

THE WEDDING, 1954

oil on canvas

91.5 x 61.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
Property of various vendors Lots 20 – 47
20

TOM ROBERTS

PORTRAIT OF EILEEN (VERSO: COASTAL LANDSCAPE), c.1892

oil on wood panel (double–sided)

19.5 x 25.5 cm

Estimate: 
$120,000 – $160,000
21

WALTER WITHERS

ELTHAM, c.1898

oil on wood panel

22.0 x 20.5 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
22

FLORENCE FULLER

PORTRAIT OF A CHILD, c.1889

oil on canvas

61.0 x 50.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
23

ISO RAE

UNE TRICOTEUSE (A KNITTER), c.1909

oil on canvas

59.0 x 43.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
24

JOHN PETER RUSSELL

A BLOSSOM TREE, BELLE-ÎLE, 1887

oil on canvas

61.5 x 46.5 cm

Estimate: 
$150,000 – $200,000
25

RUPERT BUNNY

JOUEURS DE CROQUET (LUXEMBOURG), c.1909

oil on canvas

81.5 x 54.0 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – $70,000
26

ELIOTH GRUNER

THE BUSTLE OF LIFE (also known as MARTIN PLACE, SYDNEY), 1914

oil on wood panel

13.5 x 23.0 cm

Estimate: 
$45,000 – $65,000
27

ELIOTH GRUNER

ST. TROPEZ, 1924

oil on board

35.0 x 44.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – $30,000
28

WILLIAM DOBELL

APPLES ON A CLOTH, 1932

oil on canvas on composition board 

29.0 x 36.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
29

CLARICE BECKETT

BEAUMARIS SUNSET, c.1928 – 32

oil on pulpboard

29.5 x 41.5 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
30

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

COMPOSITION, 1937

watercolour and pencil on paper on card

48.0 x 68.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
31

IAN FAIRWEATHER

PEKING WALLS, 1945 – 46

gouache and pencil on paper 

41.5 x 46.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$70,000 – $90,000
32

LLOYD REES

COUNTRY ROAD, MOUNT RANKIN, NEAR BATHURST, 1948

oil on canvas on board

29.0 x 37.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
33

LLOYD REES

HILLS OF BATHURST, c.1944

oil on canvas

46.0 x 76.5 cm

Estimate: 
$60,000 – $80,000
34

ARTHUR BOYD

CHRIST WALKING ON THE WATER, c.1947 – 48

oil on composition board

67.0 x 85.5 cm

Estimate: 
$60,000 – $80,000
35

MARGARET OLLEY

UNTITLED (STILL LIFE WITH DAISIES AND GRAPES), 1979

oil on composition board

53.5 x 83.5 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
36

MARGARET PRESTON

BOTTLE BRUSH (2), 1946

colour monotype  

35.0 x 37.5 cm (image)

Estimate: 
$12,000 – $18,000
37

MARGARET PRESTON

KANGAROO PAW ETC,, c.1930s

hand coloured woodcut print

36.0 x 36.5 cm (image) 45.0 x 41.5 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$20,000 – $30,000
38

NORA HEYSEN

SELF PORTRAIT, 1971

oil on canvas

87.0 x 67.0 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – $25,000
39

MARGARET OLLEY

ORANGES (STILL LIFE), 1963

oil on canvas

60.0 x 76.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
40

RAY CROOKE

SUNDAY, THURSDAY ISLAND, 1960

oil and tempera on composition board

76.0 x 121.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
41

JON MOLVIG

SLEEPING LUBRA, 1958

oil on composition board

76.5 x 102.5 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – $40,000
42

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

SAND HILL BOUNDARY, c.1950s

watercolour on paper on card

32.0 x 52.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
43

ALEXANDER ARCHIPENKO

THE PEARL

graphite, ink, coloured pencil and gouache on card

41.5 x 54.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – $20,000
44

ANDY WARHOL

COW, 1976

colour screenprint on wallpaper

115.5 x 76.5 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 – $18,000
45

BANKSY

GANGSTA RAT, 2004

colour screenprint

49.0 x 53.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
46

DEL KATHRYN BARTON

I GIVE MYSELF TO YOU….. CONSTANT WONDER, 2017

oil on canvas

86.0 x 64.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
47

BRONWYN OLIVER

SASH, 1994

copper

28.0 x 193.0 x 11.5 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – $70,000
Contemporary Art from The Laverty Collection Lots 48 – 58
48

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

UNTITLED (ALALGURA/EMU COUNTRY), 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 120.5 cm

Estimate: 
$150,000 – $200,000
49

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

MENDOOWOORRJI – MEDICINE POCKET, 2005

ochres and pigments with synthetic binder on linen 

150.0 x 180.0 cm

Estimate: 
$140,000 – $160,000
50

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

DIBIRDIBI COUNTRY, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen

198.0 x 102.5 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – $25,000
51

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

DIBIRDIBI COUNTRY, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen

198.0 x 102.5 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – $25,000
52

KEN WHISSON

UNTITLED (CARLTON CAFÉ KITCHEN), 1969

oil on composition board

86.5 x 61.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – $30,000
53

RICHARD LARTER

L.C.H (LA COMÉDIE HUMAINE) NO. 3, 1963

synthetic polymer paint on composition board  

91.5 x 122.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – $12,000
54

DICK WATKINS

EPISTROPHY, 1973

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 162.5 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 – $18,000
55

AIDA TOMESCU

HEARTLAND I, 2015

oil on canvas

101.5 x 76.5 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 – $18,000
56

PETER BOOTH

PAINTING, 1984

oil on linen

61.5 x 96.5 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – $24,000
57

LOUISE WEAVER

WHEN I DANCE WITH YOU I GET IDEAS, 2002

hand crocheted cotton synthetic fibre, cotton and silk embroidery thread, paillettes, glass beads, aluminium settings and jet  

50.0 x 70.0 x 25.0 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – $15,000
58

GWYN HANSSEN PIGOTT

SILENT STILL LIFE, 1994/2012

woodfired porcelain 
seven pieces (three bottles, two beakers and two bowls)
rearranged by the artist, 2012 

32.0 x 68.0 x 16.0 cm (overall)

Estimate: 
$12,000 – $18,000
Property of various vendors Lots 59 – 79
59

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

CAMEL GAP, 2004

ochres and pigments with synthetic binder on composition board

80.5 x 100.5 cm

Estimate: 
$45,000 – $65,000
60

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, c.1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

172.5 x 188.0 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – $70,000
61

ROGER KEMP

UNTITLED, c.1981

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

208.0 x 250.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – $60,000
62

KEN WHISSON

CITYSCAPE/DEEP DREAM, 1994

oil on canvas

110.0 x 120.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
63

ROSALIE GASCOIGNE

COW ANTICS, 1976

printed cardboard (cut–out and reassembled Norco butter logos) on weathered wood panel

35.0 x 50.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – $30,000
64

JOHN COBURN

ANNITOWA LANDSCAPE, 1999

oil on canvas

100.0 x 130.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
65

CONSTANCE STOKES

WOMAN IN A GARDEN, c.1981

oil on composition board

53.5 x 45.0 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – $15,000
66

DONALD FRIEND

THE JETTY

gouache, watercolour, ink and gold leaf on paper on board

47.5 x 61.5 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – $24,000
67

JOHN BRACK

STUDY FOR NUDE WITH NIGHTGOWN, 1957

conte on paper 

48.5 x 33.0 cm (sight)

Estimate: 
$20,000 – $30,000
68

ROBERT DICKERSON

REDFERN BOY, c.1958

oil on composition board

91.5 x 60.5 cm (sight)

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
69

JOHN BRACK

UNTITLED SKETCH (NURSERY), 1962

watercolour and ink on paper

47.0 x 17.5 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – $12,000
70

JOY HESTER

WOMAN AND ROSE, 1957

charcoal on paper on cardboard 

62.0 x 48.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
71

FRED WILLIAMS

OLINDA HILL FROM FOSTER’S GARDEN, SUMMER, 1961

watercolour on paper

39.5 x 57.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$10,000 – $15,000
72

FRED WILLIAMS

MITTAGONG, 1957

gouache on paper

27.5 x 38.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
73

BRETT WHITELEY

THE CAT, 1980

offset lithograph

81.5 x 83.5 cm (image)
116.0 x 91.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
74

CRESSIDA CAMPBELL

BONDI, 1984

woodblock print on paper 

34.0 x 89.0 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – $24,000
75

JOHN RICHARDSON GLOVER

SKETCHBOOK OF VIEWS IN ITALY, c.1849

bound sketchbook with 39 sketches
pencil, pen, ink and wash on paper

12.0 x 19.0 cm (sheet, each) 13.5 x 19.5 cm (book)

Estimate: 
$8,000 – $12,000
76

HANS HEYSEN

ROMANCE, 1921

watercolour on paper on card

46.0 x 57.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$25,000 – $35,000
77

HANS HEYSEN

THE SHADOWED HILL, 1936

watercolour on paper

32.0 x 39.5 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – $18,000
78

SYDNEY LONG

PINK FLAMINGOS

watercolour on paper

39.5 x 66.0 cm (sight)

Estimate: 
$15,000 – $20,000
79

MAX MELDRUM

REFLECTIONS - RHODODENDRONS, 1934

oil on board

38.5 x 46.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – $6,000
81

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

NATIONALISME, INTERNMENT CAMP STUDIES, HUYTON, ENGLAND (VERSO: FIGURE STUDIES), 1940

ink and pen on paper

20.5 x 25.5 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$1,000 – $2,000
82

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

FIGURES OUTSIDE HUT 18, HAY, 1940

ink on paper

14.0 x 17.5 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$1,500 – $2,000
83

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

TWO WORKS
Estimate: 
$1,000 – $2,000 (2)
84

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

TWO WORKS
Estimate: 
$1,000 – $2,000 (2)
85

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

STUDY FOR INTERNMENT CAMP, TATURA (VERSO: PREPARATORY SKETCH FOR THE WOODCUT ‘INTERNMENT CAMP, TATURA’, 1941

watercolour and pencil on paper

19.0 x 23.5 cm (irreg., sheet)

Estimate: 
$4,000 – $6,000
86

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

TWO WORKS
Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000 (2)
87

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

THREE WORKS
Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000 (3)
88

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

DESOLATION, INTERNMENT CAMP, ORANGE, NSW, 1941

woodcut on paper

22.0 x 13.5 cm (image) 26.0 x 21.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
89

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

DESOLATION, INTERNMENT CAMP, ORANGE, NSW, 1941

coloured woodcut on paper

22.0 x 13.0 cm (image) 26.0 x 20.5 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
90

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

(TWO WORLDS) (VERSO: STUDY OF A COUPLE), 1943

ink and gouache on paper

20.5 x 15.5 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
91

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

GEELONG GRAMMAR SCHOOL CHAPEL, FROM THE REAR, 1943

woodcut on paper

15.5 x 20.5 cm (image) 21.0 x 33.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
92

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

CUTHBERTSON HOUSE, GEELONG GRAMMAR SCHOOL, c.1943

woodcut on paper

15.5 x 20.5 cm (image) 21.0 x 33.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
93

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

THE CLOISTERS, GEELONG GRAMMAR SCHOOL, 1943

woodcut on paper

15.5 x 21.0 cm (image) 21.0 x 33.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
94

LUDWIG HIRSCHFELD-MACK

CORIO, ROAD TO THE YOU YANGS, c.1943

woodcut on paper

14.0 x 20.5 cm (image) 21.0 x 33.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$2,000 – $3,000
96

FREDERICK WOODHOUSE JNR

MENTOR, WINNER OF 1888 MELBOURNE CUP, WITH TRAINER WALTER S. HICKENBOTHAM AND JOCKEY MICK O’BRIEN, AT FLEMINGTON, 1889

oil on canvas

71.0 x 94.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – $30,000
97

FREDERICK WOODHOUSE SNR

AFTER THE HUNT, 1882

oil on academy board   

47.0 x 61.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – $12,000
98

FREDERICK WOODHOUSE SNR

CHAMPION RACEHORSE LE VAR, WITH OWNER ALFRED ECCLES, 1897

oil on canvas

56.0 x 76.5 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 – $18,000