Dave’s Faves for the Deutscher + Hackett Auction 26 August 2015

Deutscher + Hackett present an impressive catalogue with 146 lots. It features several specials, among them the Gene and Brian Sherman 1st Capsule Collection (lots 25 – 39), a private collection of works by Albert Namatjira (lots 86 – 91) and works donated by renowned contemporary artists to benefit the National Art School in Sydney (lots 58 – 62).

In a change of venue to reflect this, the auction itself will be held in the Cell Block Theatre at the National Art School on Wednesday, 26 August 2015.

However, you can view all artworks prior to the auction in their usual settings:

in Melbourne from 13 – 16 August at 105 Commercial Road, South Yarra

in Sydney from 20 – 25 August at 55 Oxford Street, corner Pelican Street, Surry Hills.

You can also visit the Deutscher + Hackett website to peruse the online catalogue.

If you would like us to perform due diligence and assist you with pre-purchase advice, ring us on 02 9977 7764 or email [email protected], and we can also bid for you on the night.

And here are the 20 Dave’s Faves from the Deutscher + Hackett offering:

Lot 1 Philip Wolfhagen

Lot 1, Philip Wolfhagen, Beyond the Garden, 2008, est. $35,000-45,000. Big, Bold and Beautiful

Lot 6, Ben Quilty

Lot, Ben Quilty, One Hit Budgie, 2004, est. $12,000-16,000. Watch out for Budgie Smugglers

Lot 10, Fiona Hall

Lot 10, Fiona Hall, Material World, 2001, est. $80,000-120,000. Not for economic Girlymen

Lot 17, Euan MacLeod, Large Boatman, 2006, est. $15,000-25,000. Worth paying for this Ferryman

Lot 17, Euan MacLeod, Large Boatman, 2006, est. $15,000-25,000. Worth paying for this Ferryman

Lot 18, Philip Wolfhagen

Lot 18, Philip Wolfhagen, Study for Burning Heap, 2006, est. $6,500-8,500. Burn Baby Burn

Lot 25 John Olsen

Lot 25, John Olsen, Early Morning, Frog Movements, est. $40,000-60,000. Froglicious

Lot 42, Bronwyn Oliver

Lot 42, Bronwyn Oliver, Twist, 1991, est. $70,000-90,000. Twist and Shout

Lot 43, Rosalie Gascoigne

Lot 43, Rosalie Gascoigne, Pavement II, 1997, est. $55,000-75,000. Follow the Yellow Brick Pavement?

Lot 44, Jeffrey Smart

Lot 44, Jeffrey Smart, The Caravan Park, est. $650,000-850,000. There’s camp and there’s camping

Lot 65, John Brack

Lot 65, John Brack, Reclining Nude, 1981, est. $35,000-45,000. Lay on with Crayon

Lot 66 Constance Stokes

Lot 66, Constance Stokes, Marguerites and Cornflowers, 1930, est. $15,000-20,000. Misty Magic

Lot 72 Robert Dickerson

Lot 72, Robert Dickerson, The Sunbather, 1987, est. $20,000-30,000. Max Dupain … who’s he?

Lot 73 Albert Tucker

Lot 73, Albert Tucker, Woman, 1950, est. $45,000-55,000. Tucker’s Zenith

Lot 84, Peter Booth, Untitled, 2002, est. $15,000-20,000. Till Death do us draw

Lot 84, Peter Booth, Untitled, 2002, est. $15,000-20,000. Till Death do us draw

Lot 86, Albert Namatjira, Ghost Gum and Gorge, Central Australia, 1952, est. $30,000-40,000. Ghost Gum with the Mostest Plus Gorgeous Gorge

Lot 86, Albert Namatjira, Ghost Gum and Gorge, Central Australia, 1952, est. $30,000-40,000. Ghost Gum with the Mostest Plus Gorgeous Gorge

Lot 98 Clifford Last

Lot 98, Clifford Last, Metamporphosis II, 1987, est. $15,000-20,000. Take me to your Leader

Lot 129 Charles Blackman

Lot 129, Charles Blackman, Children, est. $10,000-15,000. Sublime

Lot 133, Robert Dickerson, Tete a Tete, est. $8,000-12,000. Life before Tinder

Lot 133, Robert Dickerson, Tete a Tete, est. $8,000-12,000. Life before Tinder

Lot 142 Adam Cullen

Lot 142, Adam Cullen, Giraffe, 2002, est. $4,000-6,000. Go on, stick your neck out!

Lot 143 Noel McKenna

Lot 143, Noel McKenna, Sooty Owl, 1997, est. $2,500-3,500. Would you like fries with that?

 

Deutscher + Hackett Fine Art Auction on Wednesday, 26 August 2015, Sydney
Starts: 08/26/2015 07:00 pm
Ends: 08/26/2015
Duration: 3 hours:
Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Forbes Street
Sydney
AU

 

 

 

 

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.

2 Comments

  1. Albert Zenere says:

    Please continue to keep me posted on auctions.
    Do you have a service that monitors auction results.

    Albert Zenere

  2. Albert Zenere says:

    Please continue to keep me posted

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