Dave’s Faves for the Menzies Auction 24 Sept 2015

David’s picks from the upcoming Menzies auction on 24 September in Melbourne includes a wide variety, be it in media (from etchings to photography, watercolours and oils to ceramics), styles (from early colonial to impressionist, modernist and contemporary masters, including Aboriginal stars Albert Namatjira and Emily Kngwarreye) – and also estimates: from just $1,000 up to $380,000 … definitely looks like the 247 lot catalogue offers something for every taste and budget.

View the artworks in person here:

In Sydney from 9 – 13 September at 12 Todman Avenue, Kensington

In Melbourne from 17 – 23 September at Stonington Mansion, 336 Glenferrie Road, Malvern

and online at Menzies’ website.

As usual, we are available for advice and brainstorming before buying, including due diligence reports and in-depth analysis and research. Contact us on [email protected] or 02 9977 7764 for more information how we can assist you.

We will be attending the Menzies auction on Thursday, 24 September in Melbourne, so we can also bid on the night for you.

And here are Dave’s Faves for your perusal:

Lot 1 Albert Tucker

Lot 1 Albert Tucker, Figures with Red Hair 1949, estimate $6,000-$9,000.
Surreal Deal

Lot 7 - Albert Namatjira, Central Australian Landscape, est. $20,000-$28,000.  Gum Tree Treat

Lot 7 – Albert Namatjira, Central Australian Landscape, est. $20,000-$28,000.
Gum Tree Treat

Lot 10 Rah Fizelle

Lot 10 – Rah Fizelle, Untitled, est. $18,000-$24,000.
Modernist Magic

Lot 27 Garry Shead

Lot 27 – Garry Shead, Sentinel 1993, est. $65,000-$85,000.
A magpie of the non-swooping variety

Lot 39 John Perceval

Lot 39 – John Perceval, The Moored Shark Boat 1959, est. $380,000-$450,000.
Best boat buy

Lot 49 Arthur Streeton

Lot 49 – Arthur Streeton, Amiens Cathedral, est. $65,000-$85,000.
Streeton paints heaven after hell

Lot 51 - John Olsen, Mallee Road to Nhill, 1981, est. $100,000-$140,000.  A Road to Somewhere

Lot 51 – John Olsen, Mallee Road to Nhill, 1981, est. $100,000-$140,000.
A Road to Somewhere

Lot 55 John Perceval

Lot 55 – John Perceval, Moses and the Insects 1969-70, est. $35,000-$45,000.
Perceval peaking

Lot 64 - Conrad Martens, St Thomas' Church, North Sydney, c1846, est. $16,000-$24,000.  Martens Place

Lot 64 – Conrad Martens, St Thomas’ Church, North Sydney, c1846, est. $16,000-$24,000.
Martens Place

Lot 74 Arthur Boyd

Lot 74 – Arthur Boyd, Riversdale Hill with Single Blackbird, est. $28,000-$34,000.
Landscape lovers only

lot 92 Margaret Clark

Lot 92 – Margaret Clark, The Fallen Star, est. $1,500-$2,500.
Do you believe in fairies?

Lot 94 - David Moore, Sisters of Charity, Washington D, USA 1956, est. $4,000-$6,000.  Mad Hatters Party

Lot 94 – David Moore, Sisters of Charity, Washington D, USA 1956, est. $4,000-$6,000.
Mad Hatters Party

Lot 104 - Emily Kngwarreye, Wildflower 1995, est. $14,000-$16,000.  Carry me away Kngwarreye

Lot 104 – Emily Kngwarreye, Wildflower 1995, est. $14,000-$16,000.
Carry me away Kngwarreye

Lot 168 - John Olsen, Untitled (Platter), 2003, est. $1,000-$2,000.  Splatter Platter

Lot 168 – John Olsen, Untitled (Platter), 2003, est. $1,000-$2,000.
Splatter Platter

Lot 244 Norman Lindsay

Lot 244 – Norman Lindsay, Lesbia 1921, est. $2,500-$3,500.
Definitely not a dead parrot

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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