Important Australian Art

Bonhams London
Sydney, Woollahra 36-40 Queen St. Woollahra Sydney NSW 2025 Tel: +61 (0) 2 8412 2222 Fax : +61 (0) 2 9475 4110 [email protected]

Date of the auction: 26.06.2019

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Guy Grey-Smith

Guy Grey-Smith (1916-1981) Untitled watercolour and gouache on paper 38.0 x 53.0cm (14 15/16 x 20 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 32

Estimate: A$2,000 - A$4,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Howard Taylor

Howard Taylor (1918-2001) Rain Storm across the Paddock, 1976 signed and dated lower right: 'H TAYLOR '76' oil on board 21.0 x 31.0cm (8 1/4 x 12 3/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection GFL Fine Art, Perth, 27 March 2001, lot 38 Private collection, Perth Private collection, Perth EXHIBITED

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A Gulmari shield, south western Queensland natural earth pigments, carved wood height: 41.0cm (16 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 34

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A Gulmari shield, south western Queensland natural earth pigments, carved wood height: 58.5cm (23 1/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Major Edward Castleman, United Kingdom Charterhouse Auctioneers, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 35

Estimate: A$8,000 - A$10,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A rare boomerang, Tully region, north eastern Queensland, c.1920 natural earth pigments, milky pinewood height: 53.0cm (20 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney RELATED WORK Maker Unknown, Throwing Stick, South Tully River, Cape York Region, Queensland in the

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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David Aspden

David Aspden (1935-2005) Pennant Hills, No. 2, 1975 titled and dated verso: '1975 PENNANT HILLS NO. 2' synthetic polymer paint on canvas 157.5 x 300.0cm (62 x 118 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney The IBM Collection, Australia, acquired from the above in 1983 (label attached

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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David Aspden

David Aspden (1935-2005) Don't Forget the Parsley, c.1983 monogrammed lower right signed and titled verso: 'ASPDEN / OIL / 'DONT FORGET / THE PARSLEY' oil on canvas 152.0 x 121.5cm (59 13/16 x 47 13/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney (inscribed verso) The IBM Collection

Lot #: 38

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Dick Nangabarra

Dick Nangabarra (born 1931-?) A painted sawfish bill, 1960s synthetic polymer paint on sawfish bill height: 112.0cm (44 1/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Bartalumba Bay, Groote Eylandt Private collection, Sydney

Lot #: 40

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Dick Nangabarra

Dick Nangabarra (born 1931-?) A pair of painted shells, 1960s synthetic polymer paint on baler shell and a spiral shell 34.0cm (13 3/8in).; 34.5cm (13 9/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Bartalumba Bay, Groote Eylandt Private collection, Sydney

Lot #: 41

Estimate: A$2,500 - A$3,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty (born 1973) Rita, c.2013 initialled lower right: 'bq' ink on heavy coloured paper 44.0 x 71.0cm (17 5/16 x 27 15/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, New South Wales, a gift from the artist

Lot #: 42

Estimate: A$5,500 - A$7,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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eX de Medici

eX de Medici (born 1959) Unnatural History (Detonating at Bikini Attol), 2002 signed, titled and dated verso: 'Ex de Medici / Ruth Ellis Group / Unnatural History (detonating @Bikini attol) / Sept 02' ink and wash on paper 92.0 x 113.0cm (36 1/4 x 44 1/2in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Barry Stern Gallery

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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John Olsen

John Olsen (born 1928) City of Desire II, c.1984 signed lower centre and right: 'John Olsen' charcoal on paper 27.0 x 35.0cm (10 5/8 x 13 3/4in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney

Lot #: 44

Estimate: A$2,500 - A$3,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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John Olsen

John Olsen (born 1928) Lucios, 2003 signed, dated and titled below image: '9/60 Lucios John Olsen 03' etching and aquatint edition: 9/60 43.0 x 59.0cm (16 15/16 x 23 1/4in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney LITERATURE Ken McGregor, John Olsen: Teeming With Life, His Complete Graphics

Lot #: 45

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Rick Amor

Rick Amor (born 1948) Study for Low Tide, 2007 signed and dated lower right: 'RICK AMOR '07' oil on panel 15.0 x 23.0cm (5 7/8 x 9 1/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney Private collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Rick Amor: Paintings 2008, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, 16 August

Lot #: 46

Estimate: A$2,500 - A$3,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Various Artists

Various Artists On this Island, Meeting and Parting a suite of 11 prints housed in a clamshell folio edition of 24 including prints by Lucy Culliton, Julie Harris, Judith Van Heeran, David Keeling, Steve Lopes, Euan Macleod, Idris Murphy, Jan Senbergs, Peter Simpson, Ann Thomson and Shonah Trescott

Lot #: 47

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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William Robinson

William Robinson (born 1936) Birkdale Farmyard 1, 1985 signed lower right: 'William Robinson' inscribed verso: 'Farm Construction' oil on canvas 122.0 x 182.5cm (48 1/16 x 71 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney The IBM Collection, Australia (label attached verso) EXHIBITED William

Lot #: 48

Estimate: A$180,000 - A$250,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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John Olsen

John Olsen (born 1928) Frogs, 1993 signed and dated lower left: 'John Olsen / 93' watercolour and pastel on paper 100.0 x 94.0cm (39 3/8 x 37in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Sherman Galleries, Sydney The IBM Collection, Australia EXHIBITED John Olsen, Recent Works, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney, 28

Lot #: 49

Estimate: A$35,000 - A$55,000

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Colin Lanceley

Colin Lanceley (1938-2015) Variation on a Nocturnal Landscape, 1986 signed and dated lower right: 'Lanceley 86' titled lower centre: 'Variation on a Nocturnal Landscape' pastel, pencil and collage on paper 106.0 x 175.0cm (41 3/4 x 68 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 50

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Liz Cuming

Liz Cuming (born 1956) Reflecting Cloud III, 1989 signed lower right: 'LIZ CUMING' signed, dated and titled verso: 'LIZ CUMING 1989 "REFLECTED CLOUD STUDY"' oil on canvas 121.5 x 167.5cm (47 13/16 x 65 15/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE The IBM Collection, Australia

Lot #: 51

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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William Robinson

William Robinson (born 1936) My Garden, 1976 signed and dated lower left: 'William Robinson 76' titled, inscribed and dated verso: '"My GARDEN" By Wm ROBINSON - 1976 / MRS ROBINSON WITH FAMILY DOG IN THEIR GARDEN' pastel on paper 75.0 x 54.0cm (29 1/2 x 21 1/4in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Deutscher ~

Lot #: 52

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A spearthrower and three clubs, New South Wales carved and engraved hardwood heights: 88.0cm (34 5/8in)., 73.5cm (28 15/16in)., 71.0cm (27 15/16in)., 70.0cm (27 9/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Keys Fine Art Auctioneers, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A club, Queensland wood, hob-nails height: 73.0cm (28 3/4in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 54

Estimate: A$2,500 - A$3,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A pair of spearthrowers, eastern Kimberley region, Western Australia and eastern Cape York, Queensland spinifex resin, bush string, hardwood heights: 87.0cm and 81.0cm (34 1/4 and 31 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown a fighting boomerang, Lake Eyre region, South Australia inscribed twice verso: 'H3' carved and engraved wood height: 91.0cm (35 13/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Dr Gerald Holt Collection Lord McAlpine Collection Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 56

Estimate: A$1,200 - A$1,800

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A fine and early throwing club, New South Wales carved hardwood height: 54.5cm (21 7/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales

Lot #: 57

Estimate: A$1,200 - A$1,800

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A club, south eastern Australia carved and engraved hardwood height: 68.5cm (26 15/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, United Kingdom Private collection, New South Wales RELATED WORK A club, south eastern Australia, early nineteenth century from the Christensen Collection

Lot #: 58

Estimate: A$1,200 - A$1,800

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Maker Unknown

Maker Unknown A club, Darling River region, south eastern Australia carved and engraved hardwood height: 69.0cm (27 3/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Phillips Auctioneers, London, 4 December 2000, lot 175 Private collection, Melbourne Private collection, New South Wales RELATED WORK A Darling River

Lot #: 59

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Max Dupain

Max Dupain (1911-1992) Impassioned Clay, 1936 signed and dated lower left: 'Max Dupain '36' titled on label verso: 'Impassioned Clay' silver gelatin photograph, printed later 46.0 x 32.5cm (18 1/8 x 12 13/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Private collection, Sydney Deutscher and Hackett, Sydney, 2 May

Lot #: 60

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Dame Eileen Mayo

Dame Eileen Mayo (British, 1906-1994) Water Carrier, 1937 titled, numbered and signed in image upper right: 'Water Carrier 14 / Eileen Mayo' linocut, printed in blue, green and orange, edition of 30 30.5 x 22.5cm (12 x 8 7/8in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Abbott and Holder, London Private collection

Lot #: 61

Estimate: A$2,500 - A$3,500

Date: 26 Jun 2019

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Frank Hinder

Frank Hinder (1906-1992) Fisherman, Lake Conjola, 1938 signed, dated and titled lower right: 'FC HINDER 38 / Fisherman Lake Conjola 38' pencil on paper 52.0 x 72.5cm (20 1/2 x 28 9/16in). Fußnoten PROVENANCE Bloomfield Galleries, Sydney Private collection, Queensland RELATED WORKS Lake Fisherman

Lot #: 62

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

Date: 26 Jun 2019