Auction season is upon us once again, and the upcoming round of fine art auctions from Australia’s leading exponents offers a particularly good field of art: starting with Sotheby’s and their 25 August auction, then Deutscher + Hackett on the 26 August, and Mossgreen Auctions on 30 August with the Peter Elliott collection, all held in Sydney.
We are very excited by the volume and quality of works on offer, so expect two more Dave’s Faves very soon.
As always, we are delighted to assist you with advice prior to any purchase and create due diligence reports, so we can bid with confidence for you on the night.
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To see all images online, visit Sotheby’s Australia’s website.
You can view all paintings and artworks personally in Melbourne from 13 – 16 August at 41 Exhibition Street, and in Sydney from 20 – 25 August at 30 and 34 Queen Street, Woollahra.
The auction will be held on 25 August 2015, 6.30 pm at the Intercontinental Hotel in Sydney.
And here are Dave’s Faves for the Sotheby’s auction:
Lot 3, Ethel Carrick Fox. A Market in Kairouan, c1911, est. $60,000-80,000. A Lesson in Marketing
Lot 12, Sydney Long, Kookaburra 1910, est. $4,000-6,000. Sid’s on Song
Lot 16, Justin O’Brien, The Pear Vendor (1980), est. $50,000-70,000. Compositional Magic
Lot 23, Sidney Nolan, Burke 1966, est. $10,000-15,000. Back a Burke
Lot 24, Fred Williams, (Upwey Hillside), 1964, est. $25,000-35,000. Bidding’s up at Upwey
Lot 25, Lloyd Rees, From the Terrace – Morning 1973, est. $6,000-8,000. Terrific Tuscan Terrace
Lot 34, Donald Friend, Shopping in the Pettah (1961), est. $8,000-12,000. Hanker for Sri Lanka
Lot 48, Sidney Nolan, The Emu Hunt 1949, est. $600,000-800,000. Hunt it, have it, hang it
Lot 49, William Robinson, Moonshine Landscape (1987), est. $200,000-300,000. Take me to the Moon
Lot 57, Jeffrey Smart, Morning Practice, Baia, 1969, est. $550,000-750,000. A Fine Balance
Lot 59, Bronwyn Oliver, Trickle (2004), est. $120,000-160,000. Trickle or Treat?
Lot 68, Brett Whiteley, Bondi, est. $40,000-60,000. Quintessential
Lot 76, Rick Amor, Backbeach Sorrento 2005-2006, est. $28,000-38,000. Amor gives you more
Lot 78, Sidney Nolan, Foliage 1953, est. $25,000-35,000. True Grit
Lot 84, Fred Williams, (Lysterfield, Ochre and Silver), 1968, est. $30,000-40,000. Dot Dash Dot Dash
Lot 99, Arthur Streeton, Unloading Bricks, Kew, 1905, est. $30,000-40,000. Painterly Passion