Dave’s Faves from the Menzies Fine Art Auction on 23 June

Menzies’ next auction of important Australian and International Fine Art offers many treats on 23 June in Sydney. It is worth at least a peruse online at the Menzies website.


Just before the long weekend, David wanted to share his favourite 20 works with you from a total of 140 lots on offer with expectations of an 11 million dollar sale.

And of course he welcomes your comments and enquiries on these or any of the other paintings in the Menzies catalogue.

Lot 2 Grace Cossington Smith – Grace is the word
Lot 4 Clement Meadmore – Giacometti anyone?
Lot 6 Brett Whiteley – at his phallic best
Lot 8 Dorrit Black – Brilliant printmaker
Lot 10 Margaret Preston – Another brilliant printmaker
Lot 11 Guy Boyd – Underrated sculptor portrays a legend
Lot 15 Euan McLeod – Prices yet to fly
Lot 26 Clement Meadmore – Sublime Beauty
Lot 36 Arthur Boyd – Master craftsman
Lot 37 Ian Fairweather – Abstract & rare
Lot 43 Fred Williams – Lose yourself in this one
Lot 46 Brett Whiteley – Lipsmacking landscape
Lot 64 Tom Roberts – Finesse
Lot 71 Stephen Bush – you have to love it (image above)
Lot 78 Ben Quilty – Skullduggery
Lot 86 Shaun Gladwell – Image is Everything
Lot 91 Norman Lindsay – Nude in pensive mood
Lot 96 Roland Wakelin – Bananas $ 16 a kilo
Lot 103 Richard Dunlop – Psychedelic haze
Lot 105 Pro Hart – Eat your heart out, Tom Roberts

Written by

David Hulme

David Hulme is an approved valuer for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program and a member of the Art Consulting Association of Australia. David Hulme is also managing director at Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants, which is a highly respected art consultancy in Australia and has been in operation for over ten years. David also regularly comments on the Australian and international art market on national radio and in numerous local and national newspapers.

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