Good art doesn’t have to be expensive – Dave’s Faves from the Davidson Auction

There are some great examples coming up at Davidson Auctions this Saturday in Annandale.

Robert Davidson has 213 lots in this mixed sale of Australian and international works on 8 September starting at 12 noon.

David has picked some lovely works for his Dave’s Faves. Have a look at the online catalogue and let us know if there are any paintings that you would like advice on. You can also give David a ring on 02 9977 7764, or email us.

Viewing is today Thursday from noon to 6 pm, tomorrow Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and on Saturday from 9 am at 43-45 Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney.

And Dave’s Faves are:

Wilson McNamara
Lot 36, Geoff Wilson, est. $900-1,200 Lot 129, Frank McNamara, est. $400-700

Lot 5 – Hugh Sawrey, Picnic Race Meeting, Kynuna, Queensland, est. $3,000-5,000.
G’day Mates
Lot 20 – John Olsen, Landscape 2003, est. $12,000-16,000. An oil for the price of a watercolour
Lot 24 – Sam Fullbrook, Koala, est. $3,000-5,000. Save me please!
Lot 32 – Paul Jones, White Camellia, est. $700-1,100. Understated and underrated
Lot 34 – Ric Elliot, Drover’s Billy 1976, est. $500-700. ‘Ocker’
Lot 36 – Geoff Wilson, Sheds, Piccadilly Valley 1983, est. $ 900-1,200.
A man and his shed – inseparable
Lot 40 – Dora Toovey, The Rocks Area – Sydney, City, From Bridge Stairs, 1966,
est. $200-400. Building boom
Lot 42 – Cressida Campbell, Shops at Bondi Junction 1984, est. $1,000-2,000.
A printer of brilliance
Lot 46 – Frank Hinder, Swimming Pool, 1953, est. $600-1,000. Awesome drawing
Lot 73 – Godfrey Miller, Female Nude, 1974, est. $300-500. A few lines to perfection
Lot 76 – Julian Meagher, Back Piece II, 2009, and Carp with Bubbles, 2010, est. $150-250.
A great technician, these estimates are extremely low compared to current gallery prices
Lot 129 – Frank McNamara, Newcastle Harbour, March 1948, est. $400-700. Industrial Newcastle by an underrated artist
Lot 144 – Barbara Weir, Grass Seed, est. $300-500. How much?
Lot 148 – Jimmy Pike, Untitled Screenprint, 34/60, est. $300-500. JOYFUL
Lot 179 – William Hammer, Still Life with Vegetables, 1849, est. $800-1,200. Eat your greens
Lot 190 – Craig Waddell, Baked, 2004, est. $400-600. Way less than his commercial gallery price

We hope you enjoy this selection from Davidson Auctions, and there will be bargains to be had. If you are interested, let us know.

Hammer Waddell
Lot 179, William Hammer, $800-1,200 Lot 190, Craig Waddell, est. $400-600

Written by

David Hulme

David Hulme is an approved valuer for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program and a member of the Art Consulting Association of Australia. David Hulme is also managing director at Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants, which is a highly respected art consultancy in Australia and has been in operation for over ten years. David also regularly comments on the Australian and international art market on national radio and in numerous local and national newspapers.

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