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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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

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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