Important Australian Art

Bonhams London
Sydney, Woollahra

Date of the auction: 26.06.2019

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Cressida Campbell

Cressida Campbell (born 1960) Chrysanthemums, 1984 numbered, titled, signed, dated below image: '6/7 CHRYSANTHEMUMS Cressida Campbell '84' woodblock print, edition: 6/7 44.0 x 35.0cm (17 5/16 x 13 3/4in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Mori Gallery, Sydney The IBM Australia Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED

Lot #: 2

Estimate: A$5,000 - A$8,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Cressida Campbell

Cressida Campbell (born 1960) Native Pear, 1984 numbered, titled, signed and dated below image: '6/7 NATIVE PEAR Cressida Campbell '84' woodblock print, edition: 6/7 34.5 x 15.0cm (13 9/16 x 5 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Mori Gallery, Sydney The IBM Collection, Australia EXHIBITED Cressida Campbell

Lot #: 3

Estimate: A$4,000 - A$6,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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John Mawurndjul

John Mawurndjul (born circa 1952) Rainbow Serpent and Water Lilies, 1997 natural earth pigments on paper 100.0 x 50.0cm (39 3/8 x 19 11/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery, Alice Springs Private collection, Melbourne This work is accompanied by Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery

Lot #: 4

Estimate: A$7,000 - A$10,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A Bardi shield, Western Australia stamped verso: 'A A ATT' natural earth pigments, carved hardwood height: 72.0cm (28 3/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Bamfords Auctioneers, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 5

Estimate: A$1,800 - A$2,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A Wunda shield, Western Australia natural earth pigments, carved hardwood height: 65.0cm (25 9/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Tad Dale, Santa Fe, United States Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 6

Estimate: A$1,500 - A$1,800

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A pair of boomerangs, Yuendumu and a club, Western Desert, Northern Territory, 1920s-1930s natural earth pigments, carved hardwood lengths: 62.0cm (24 7/16in)., 64.0cm (25 3/16in)., 74.0cm (29 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney

Lot #: 7

Estimate: A$2,000 - A$3,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Paddy Bedford

Paddy Bedford (circa 1922-2007) Garnkoorlbany - Jack Flood, 2000 inscribed verso: 'PB / PB82000.90 / PADDY BEDFORD / /JIRRAWUN ABORIGINAL / ART CORPORATION / BOW RIVER STATION / EAST KIMBERLEY / AUSTRALIA (08)' natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen 122.0 x 135.0cm (48 1/16 x 53

Lot #: 8

Estimate: A$20,000 - A$25,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Susan Norrie

Susan Norrie Untitled (Study for Tapestry), 1986 oil on board 35.0 x 48.5cm (13 3/4 x 19 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 9

Estimate: A$2,000 - A$3,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Susan Norrie

Susan Norrie (born 1953) Untitled, 1987 woven wool and cotton tapestry, woven by Sue Batten (signed verso) 171.0 x 248.0cm (67 5/16 x 97 5/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne (label attached verso) Mori Gallery, Sydney The IBM Collection, Australia, commissioned from the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: A$8,000 - A$12,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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David Aspden

David Aspden (1935-2005) Pennant Hills, No. 1, 1975 titled and dated verso: '1975 PENNANT HILLS NO. 1' synthetic polymer paint on canvas 158.0 x 302.5cm (62 3/16 x 119 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney The IBM Collection, Australia, acquired from the above in 1983 EXHIBITED

Lot #: 11

Estimate: A$30,000 - A$38,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Margaret Olley

Margaret Olley (1923-2011) Model Resting, 1999 signed lower right: 'Olley' titled verso: 'MODEL RESTING' oil on board 46.0 x 61.0cm (18 1/8 x 24in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Philip Bacon Galleries, Sydney (in conjunction with Brian Moore Fine Art) Gallery 460, Gosford Private collection, Sydney EXHIBITED

Lot #: 12

Estimate: A$12,000 - A$18,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Roland Wakelin

Roland Wakelin (1887-1971) House on Berry's Bay, 1936 signed and dated lower left: 'R. Wakelin 1936' oil on canvas on board 49.5 x 75.0cm (19 1/2 x 29 1/2in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Mr John D. Moore, Sydney thence by descent Private collection, New South Wales EXHIBITED possibly, Roland Wakelin

Lot #: 13

Estimate: A$12,000 - A$16,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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John Richard Passmore

John Richard Passmore (1904-1984) Study for The Bathers, c.1951 oil on masonite 44.5 x 70.0cm (17 1/2 x 27 9/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Mr John D. Moore, Sydney thence by descent Private collection, New South Wales RELATED WORK The Bathers, 1951, oil on composition board, 91.0 x 183.0cm, private

Lot #: 14

Estimate: A$14,000 - A$18,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Justin O'Brien

Justin O'Brien (1917-1996) Brian and Molly Midlane, c.1945 oil on canvas 55.0 x 29.5cm (21 5/8 x 11 5/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE A gift to the vendor's parents by the artist c. 1948 when Justin O'Brien was living at Merioola and teaching at Cranbrook Lawson's, Sydney, 11 April 2000, lot 112 Eva

Lot #: 15

Estimate: A$12,000 - A$18,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd (1920-1999) Moses Striking the Rock, c.1951 ceramic painting, tile diptych 43.0 x 76.0cm (16 15/16 x 29 15/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection Deutscher ~ Menzies, Sydney, 4 March 2003, lot 92 Private collection, Sydney EXHIBITED possibly, Ceramic Paintings by Arthur Boyd

Lot #: 16

Estimate: A$20,000 - A$30,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Dale Frank

Dale Frank (born 1959) Psuedo Dilemma of the Super Dado - Nano Nano, 1993 synthetic polymer paint on canvas 183.0 x 183.0cm (72 1/16 x 72 1/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Melbourne The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 17

Estimate: A$6,000 - A$9,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Imants Tillers

Imants Tillers (born 1950) Atmospheric Resemblances, 1988 synthetic polymer paint and gouache on 48 canvasboards, each panel numbered sequentially with stencil verso: 16545 - 16592 76.5 x 142.5cm (30 1/8 x 56 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 18

Estimate: A$8,000 - A$12,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Robert Owen

Robert Owen (born 1937) Untitled VIII, Origami Series, 1992 titled, and signed verso: 'UNTITLED VIII / (ORIGAMI SERIES) / Robert Owen' synthetic polymer paint on canvas 122.0 x 122.0cm (48 1/16 x 48 1/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE City Gallery, Melbourne The IBM Collection, Australia EXHIBITED Robert

Lot #: 19

Estimate: A$6,000 - A$9,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Richard Larter

Richard Larter (1929-2014) Epicycloidal Sliding Shift, 1983 initialled and dated lower right: 'R.L. 8.1983.' synthetic polymer paint on canvas 179.0 x 128.5cm (70 1/2 x 50 9/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia (label attached verso) EXHIBITED Richard Larter, Stuart Gerstman

Lot #: 20

Estimate: A$5,000 - A$7,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Howard Arkley

Howard Arkley (1951-1999) Scalloped Bracket, 1998 signed, and dated verso: 'Howard Arkley. 98. S.B' titled, dated and signed on the side: 'SCALLOPED BRACKET / 1998 / Howard Arkley' synthetic polymer paint on canvas and wood 40.5 x 70.0 x 53.5cm (15 15/16 x 27 9/16 x 21 1/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE

Lot #: 21

Estimate: A$10,000 - A$15,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Aida Tomescu

Aida Tomescu (born 1955) Zbor I, 1991 initialled and dated lower right: 'ACT 91' mixed media on paper 120.5 x 79.5cm (47 7/16 x 31 5/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 22

Estimate: A$3,000 - A$5,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Aida Tomescu

Aida Tomescu (born 1955) Zbor V, c.1989 mixed media on paper 121.0 x 80.0cm (47 5/8 x 31 1/2in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 23

Estimate: A$3,000 - A$5,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Aida Tomescu

Aida Tomescu (born 1955) Zbor II, 1991 initialled and dated lower right: 'ACT 91' mixed media on paper 119.0 x 79.5cm (46 7/8 x 31 5/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 24

Estimate: A$3,000 - A$5,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Ian Fairweather

Ian Fairweather (1891-1974) Spring, 1964 titled on painted artist's label verso: 'Spring' synthetic polymer paint and gouache on cardboard on hardboard 96.0 x 67.0cm (37 13/16 x 26 3/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Sydney Private collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Easter Exhibition

Lot #: 25

Estimate: A$200,000 - A$280,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Nineteenth century photographs of Aboriginal people from the Tyrrell...

Nineteenth century photographs of Aboriginal people from the Tyrrell Collection, 1870s-c.1910 albumen prints and silver gelatin prints collection of approximately 100 prints various sizes Fußnoten PROVENANCE Tyrrell's Museum of Antiques, Books and Curios, Sydney Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 26

Estimate: A$25,000 - A$35,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Lorraine Connelly-Northey

Lorraine Connelly-Northey (circa 1962) Narrbong-galang burnt wood, wire mesh 88.0 x 73.0 x 36.0cm (34 5/8 x 28 3/4 x 14 3/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne Private collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED O'Possum Skin Cloaks and Narbongs, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 1

Lot #: 27

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$2,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A large coolamon (piti) and carrying ring, Victoria River Downs, Northern Territory, 1920s carved hardwood; sheep's wool length: 51.0cm (20 1/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney

Lot #: 28

Estimate: A$4,000 - A$6,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A basket (jawun), north eastern Queensland, c.1932 lawyer cane 41.0 x 40.0cm (16 1/8 x 15 3/4in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney In her essay, "Working the River: Baskets of the Rainforest", Julie Ewington describes in great detail the construction, material and uses of

Lot #: 29

Estimate: A$5,000 - A$7,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Ivan Namirrki

Ivan Namirrki (born 1961) Lorrkon, 2004 natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on hollow log height: 184.0cm (72 7/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Maningrida Arts and Culture, Northern Territory (cat. 2568-04) Private collection, Melbourne This work is accompanied by documentation from Maningrida

Lot #: 30

Estimate: A$3,000 - A$5,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Rosalie Gascoigne

Rosalie Gascoigne (1917-1999) Twig Tidy, c.1972-73 rusted metal and thistle stalks height: 64.0cm (25 3/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Macquarie Galleries, Canberra Mrs Jani Haenke, Mt Stromlo, Canberra thence by descent Private collection, New South Wales EXHIBITED Rosalie Gascoigne: Assemblages

Lot #: 31

Estimate: A$10,000 - A$15,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019