In their summer auction in Sydney, Bonhams presents an eclectic mix of 88 lots, ranging from indigenous bark paintings to the Australian impressionists and to abstract paintings (Tony Tuckson, Elizabeth Cummings, Ildiko Kovacs), ending boldly with works by contemporary artists hardly tested in the auction room before (Heather B. Swann, Dave Teer, Sarit Cohen).
The viewing is in Sydney only, from 26 November to 1 December in the NCJWA Hall, 111 Queen Street, Woollahra.
The auction is held on Tuesday, 1 December, 6.30 pm, also in the NCJWA Hall in Woollahra.
If you are interested in any of the lots and would like advice before buying, let us know and we can assist you with due diligence and bidding on the night.
So here are Dave’s Faves from Bonhams for you:
Lot 1, Guy Grey-Smith, Karri Forest, 1956, est. $15,000-20,000. The Good of Guy Grey
Lot 2, Grace Cossington Smith, South Bayview Pier, 1943, est. $25,000-35,000. “Pittwater Boats”
Lot 15, Frederick McCubbin, The Old Cottage, South Yarra, est. $18,000-25,000. A wonderful impression
Lot 27, Hans Heysen, Cattle Grazing, Ambleside, 1920, est. $5,000-7,000. Champion of Charcoal
Lot 33, Roland Wakelin, Terraces, Harrington Street, The Rocks, 1963, est. $10,000-15,000. Rocks’ n Roland
Lot 35, Yvonne Audette, Bathers No. 1, 2001, est. $14,000-20,000. Fine body of work
Lot 51, Danila Vassilieff, Bird, ca. 1950, est. $6,000-7,000. Will it fly?
Lot 52, Elaine Haxton, Magnolias, est. $4,000-6,000. Steal magnolias
Lot 73, Ildiko Kovacs, Both Ways, 2015, est. $4,000-6,000. Could go your way!
Lot 75, Campbell Robertson Swann, Fold, 2012, est. $2,500-4,500. Cut out and keep
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