The second of the big spring auctions at Deutscher + Hackett ranges from super-contemporary sculptures by Alex Seton and Sam Jinks to rare colonial works such as equine artist Frederick Woodhouse senior, and everything in between in 117 lots. There is also a small but sophisticated selection of international works on paper by Lucian Freud, Sean Scully, Frank Auerbach and Henry Moore at budget-friendly prices.
Deutscher and Hackett open their Sydney preview on Thursday, 8 September at 55 Oxford Street (corner Pelican Street), Surry Hills, until Monday, 12 September.
The auction is held in Sydney on Tuesday, 13 September, 7 pm, at the National Art School in the Cell Block Theatre.
As always, contact us for independent and unbiased advice on any of the lots on offer before you commit – phone us on 02 9977 7764 or email [email protected].
To see all lots in the Deutscher + Hackett sale, simply visit the D+H website.
And as always, here are “Dave’s Faves” for you:
Lot 2 – Alex Seton, Soloist, 2012, est. $80,000-100,000. Bronzed Onesie
Lot 3 – Sam Jinks, Untitled, 2012-14, est. $30,000-40,000. Baby Love
Lot 9 – John Brack, Sketch for Backs and Fronts, 1969, est. $40,000-60,000. Dance with the Stars
Lot 16 – Fred Williams, Acacia Saplings, c1974, est. $280,000-340,000. No Blood on the Wattle here
Lot 19 – Jeffrey Smart, Second Study for Morning, Yarragon Siding, 1983, est. $90,000-120,000. Beat the Drum
Lot 21 – William Robinson, Morning Tallanbanna, est. $180,000-240,000. Lord of the Landscape
Lot 29 – Michael Zavros, Winning is easy, 2009, est. $10,000-15,000. And the Winner is … Michael Zavros
Lot 39 – Sali Herman, The White House, Paddington, 1964, est. $14,000-18,000. Trump is not welcome here, either
Lot 43 – John Peter Russell, Monastery at Portofino, 1920, est. $6,000-8,000. Bellissima
Lot 46 – William Strutt, Spring Cleaning, 1892, est. $65,000-85,000. The paintings conservator from hell
Lot 51 – Donald Friend, Temple Carvings, Bali, c1984, est. $10,000-15,000. Bali Beautiful
Lot 60 – John Perceval, Della Francesca Angel, 1948-68, est. $15,000-20,000. An Angel at my Table
Lot 62 – Bill Henson, Untitled 41, 1998/1999/2000, est. $14,000-18,000. There’s always a light at the end of the tunnel
Lot 72 – James Alfred Turner, Broken Bridge, 1892, est. $6,000-8,000. A Bridge too far?
Lot 74 – Albert Henry Fullwood, The Port of Flushing, 1913, est. $4,000-6,000. Underrated Fullwood at Flushing
Lot 80 – Nicholas Harding, Beach Life (Lilo Girl and Snorkeller), 2004, est. $8,000-12,000. I’m in Love with Lilo Girl
Lot 107 – James Cant, Street Scene, London, 1955, est. $5,000-7,000. Yes he can!