Estate of the late Max Germaine

Art Brokerage

BACKGROUND

We were entrusted with brokering the sale of select works from the estate of Max Germaine, who is most notably known for his encyclopedia on artists and galleries in Australia.

Valuation & Outcome

Works by David Boyd, Adrian Feint and a juvenilia work by the young Grace Cossington-Smith found new homes appreciative of the superb provenance.

This expressive and somewhat surrealist works by Adrian Feint achieved a sale price of $20,000 incl. buyer’s premium, much to the delight of the owner.

Case studies

Case Study : Brokerage

George Keyt (Sri Lanka, 1901 – 1993)

BACKGROUND: We might call George Keyt the Picasso of Sri Lanka. His work is very highly sought by Sri Lankan art collectors both at home and within the ex-pat community. In Australia, Keyt’s work is very rare. VALUATION & OUTCOME: The South Australian-based owner had inherited not one, but two

Case Study : Brokerage

Rah Fizelle (1891- 1964)

BACKGROUND We acted for the family of the artist in the sale of this previously unknown portrait of an elegant self-assured woman.  VALUATION & OUTCOME The painting carried a pre-sale estimate of $45,000 to $ 65,000. However, this beautiful typical work of the modernist artist sold for more than double

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