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BACKGROUND: These portraits of Maori chiefs and elders by New Zealand artist Charles F. Goldie are highly sought after. The highest price ever paid for a painting by Goldie was achieved in April 2016, when “A Noble Relic of a Noble Race” sold for NZ$ 1.4 million incl. buyer’s premium.
BACKGROUND: The set of the ten watercolours of Australian birds by H.H. Calvert was as fresh as the day they were created – a very rare find indeed. VALUATION & OUTCOME: We brokered the sale of these examples of H.H. Calvert’s watercolours of birds, and they achieved in total just
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“Dear Brigitte and David,
We were so pleased to see your findings regarding our two lovely watercolours. They’ve always been special to our family but to find they have a place in the history of Australian painting gives them an even greater lustre. Thank you so much for your efforts – your thoroughness and enthusiasm went far beyond our expectations when we initially decided to have the works professionally valued.”
Menzies’ Winter Auction in Sydney on 9 August incorporates some very interesting collections. Lots 1 – 20 and then again lots 81 – 114 are from the Sandra and Peter Geyer collection of contemporary art, and it is a cracking offering: sculpture, photography, works on paper, oils, Australian and international
In their half-yearly fine art auction, Bonhams present 162 lots, an unusually large offering including a number of Aboriginal artworks. Closer inspection of the catalogue reveals that the first 19 lots are from mixed vendors, and the remainder is made up from just two collections: the Bonita Croft and late