SWEEP, 2002

Modern + Contemporary Art
13 June 2018


born 1963
SWEEP, 2002

oil and beeswax on linen

214.0 x 273.0 cm (overall)

right panel: signed with initial and artist’s stamp
dated and inscribed with title lower right:
W JANUARY / 2002 / “sweep”
each panel signed, dated and inscribed with title verso:
Philip Wolfhagen / “sweep” 2002 / …

$40,000 – 60,000 (2)
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 54 - 13 June 2018, Melbourne

Sherman Galleries, Sydney
Gene and Brian Sherman collection, Sydney


PHILIP WOLFHAGEN: high ground, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, 7 – 29 June 2002, cat. 2 (illus. cover of exhibition catalogue)

Catalogue text

Philip Wolfhagen lives and works in Longford, Tasmania

2017 Transformations: the art of Philip Wolfhagen, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston
2017 Strange Trees, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
2016 Panorama, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
2015 When the Ocean Turns to Dust, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
2014 The Skullbone Experiment: A Paradigm of Art and Nature, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston; COFA Galleries, Sydney
2014 Sublime Point: Landscape in Painting, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, New South Wales
2013 Australia, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2013 Illumination; the art of Philip Wolfhagen, Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW; Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart; Drill Hall Gallery ANU, Canberra; Cairns Regional Gallery, Queensland; Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW; Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria
2007 Vapour Trails, The Australian Embassy in Washington DC, USA
2003 Archipelago, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston
1997 Australian Perspecta: Between Art and Nature, Temple of Earth Memories, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Illumination: The art of Philip Wolfhagen, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, 2013
Timms, P., Philip Wolfhagen, Craftsman House, Melbourne, 2005

Artbank, Sydney
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
Castlemaine Art Gallery, Victoria
Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania
Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria
Museum of Applied Art & Sciences, Sydney
National Museum, Warsaw, Poland
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania
TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart

Bett Gallery, Hobart
Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
Karen Woodbury Fine Art, Melbourne