Dave’s Faves for the Deutscher and Hackett Auction – May 23

In their autumn fine art auction, Deutscher + Hackett present  a beautifully curated 91 lots. Included are four works in oil and watercolour by John Olsen, one of our masters of the Australian landscape who sadly passed away just a week ago at the age of 95. 

Other masters of the Australian landscapes on offer are by Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, William Robinson and Arthur Boyd.

Meanwhile in the contemporary realm, Ben Quilty beckons, as does Banksy with his iconic “Girl with Balloon”, the screen print with up up and away estimates of $450,000-$650,000.

Connoisseurs of the Bauhaus should take a very close look at lots 81 to 89: nine prints formerly in the collection of Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack, with rarities in the Australian auction room by Paul Klee, Oskar Schlemmer and Lyonel Feininger. 

Did you know that Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack was the only Bauhaus student to end up in Australia? Read more in this blog from 2014. 

The Deutscher + Hackett preview is held in Sydney from 18 to 23 April at 36 Gosbell Street, Paddington.

You can view the artworks in Melbourne from 27 April to 2 May at 105 Commercial Road, South Yarra.

The auction will be held on Wednesday, 3 May, 7 pm, at 105 Commercial Road, South Yarra. 

You can see all artworks online at the Deutscher + Hackett website.

We would be delighted to assist you with pre-sale due diligence and experienced bidding on the night. You can find out more about our art brokerage services here, and about our  art valuation services here

Dave’s Faves for Deutscher + Hackett auction are: