Dave’s Faves for Menzies Art Auction 10 Dec. 2015

The last big auction for 2015 is on the horizon: Menzies offer 164 lots in their fine art auction on 10 December in Sydney.

The viewing in Sydney is on from 4 to 9 December at 12 Todman Avenue, Kensington. We’ll be attending the auction and would be delighted to help you secure an artwork with care, astute analysis and due diligence.

Contact us on 02 9977 7764 or [email protected] for more information.

With artworks priced from $1,500, you might even find an art bargain for Christmas.

David hasn’t restricted himself, and picked his favourites as he does.  To see all information on all works on offer, visit the Menzies website.

So here are the last Dave’s Faves for 2015:

John Brack head of woman

Lot 1, John Brack, Head of a Woman, 1954, estimate $8,000-12,000. Brack before Botox

John Coburn lot 5

Lot 5, John Coburn, The Lovers, 1959, est. $18,000-24,000. Love “The Lovers”

Lot 9, Tim Maguire, Untitled 20110111, est. $14,000-18,000. Never tire of Maguire

Lot 9, Tim Maguire, Untitled 20110111, est. $14,000-18,000. Never tire of Maguire

Michael Johnson lot 12

Lot 12, Michael Johnson, Cadmiums 2009, est. $16,000-20,000. Cadmium Red – Enough Said

Adam Cullen lot 15

Lot 15, Adam Cullen, The Good Girl 2007, est. $12,000-16,000. The Devil made me do it

Brett Whiteley lot 28

Lot 28, Brett Whiteley, Wind from the East, est. $55,000-75,000. Whiteley Wash

Lot 40, Fred Williams, Bush Road with Cootamundras, 1977, est. $370,000-420,000. The Landscape King

Lot 40, Fred Williams, Bush Road with Cootamundras, 1977, est. $370,000-420,000. The Landscape King

Lot 48, Garry Shead, Queen of Spades, 1995, est. $50,000-60,000. Play your cards right

Lot 48, Garry Shead, Queen of Spades, 1995, est. $50,000-60,000. Play your cards right

Ian Fairweather lot 55

Lot 55, Ian Fairweather, Figures – Study c1965, est. $40,000-60,000. Mellow Yellow

Lot 67, Sydney Long, Untitled (Landscape), 1944, est. $6,000-8,000. Live Long and Prosper

Lot 67, Sydney Long, Untitled (Landscape), 1944, est. $6,000-8,000. Live Long and Prosper

Sally Gabori lot 95

Lot 95, Sally Gabori, Dibirdibi Country 2013, est. $3,000-5,000. Tell me a story

Celia Perceval lot 102

Lot 102, Celia Perceval, Eagles over the hills above the coast with blackboys, est. $3,000-5,000. Dynasty = Quality

Robert Dickerson lot 146

Lot 146, Robert Dickerson, Moment’s Thought, 2001, est. $7,000-10,000. Worth thinking about

Lot 148, Guy Boyd, Ballet Dancer Bending, est. $3,000-5,000. Bend for Boyd

Lot 148, Guy Boyd, Ballet Dancer Bending, est. $3,000-5,000. Bend for Boyd

Max Dupain lot 153

Lot 153, Max Dupain, Meat Queue 1946, est. $2,000-4,000. Thank God for Aldi

Max Dupain lot 156

Lot 156, Max Dupain, Landscape nude, est. $3,000-5,000. 2 for 1 deal

Written by

Brigitte Banziger

Hi, my name is Brigitte Banziger and I am an art consultant and manager at Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants, Australia's art valuation and art advice experts. We specialise in art valuations for insurance purposes, for family division, deceased estates, superannuation funds and market values, and advise clients regarding purchase and sales of art (art brokerage). Our services are sought by private clients, companies, public galleries and councils alike. Our aim is to provide professional service with friendly, approachable manner.

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