Women Artists

Leonard Joel
333 Malvern Road
South Yarra, 3141 Melbourne, Victoria
Australia
[email protected] · +61 (0)3 9826 4333 · +61 (0)3 9826 4544

Date of the auction: 19.10.2021

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♡ A.M.E. BALE (1875-1955) Autumnal Still Life oil on canvas in original John Thallon frame signed lower right: A.M.E. BALE 55 x 45cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Victoria Thence by descent Estimate $2,000-3,000 Condition: Work is in very good condition, given its age. A small repair is present

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JO SWEATMAN (1872-1956) Landscape oil on canvas signed lower left: Jo Sweatman 59.5 x 39.5cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $3,000-4,000 Condition: Work is in good condition with no major faults to report. Overall frame measuring 71 x 51cm The opinions expressed in the

Lot #: 2

Estimate: A$3,000 - A$4,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ CATHLEEN ELIZABETH EDKINS (1922-2008) Draught Horses 1980 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right: C. E. Edkins 1980 75.5 x 101cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Melbourne OTHER NOTES: Beginning her studies underneath Harold Septimus Power, Cathleen Edkins is often described as one of

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JESSIE TRAILL (1881-1967) Study of Gum oil on board signed lower right: J. Traill signed, titled and inscribed verso: For Gum Tree Exhibition/Study of gum/J.C.A.TRAILL/HARKAWAY 42.5 x 27cm OTHER NOTES: Jessie was a member of the Australian Forest League, an early environmental group. The group had

Lot #: 4

Estimate: A$6,000 - A$8,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JESSIE TRAILL (1881-1967) Gums at Sunset oil on canvas titled, signed and inscribed verso: Gums at Sunset/J.C.A.Traill/Harkaway/in Gum Tree Ex V.A.S 39.5 x 60cm OTHER NOTES: Jessie was a member of the Australian Forest League, an early environmental group. The group had a journal called The Gum

Lot #: 5

Estimate: A$7,000 - A$9,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ NORA GURDON (1881-1974) Landscape oil on canvas board signed lower right: NGurdon 24 x 36.5cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $1,000-1,500 Condition: Work is in very good condition, no apparent faults to report. Well framed with overall size 39 x 51cm. The opinions expressed in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ A.M.E. BALE (1875-1955) Bedroom Interior oil on board 45.5 x 29.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of the Artist Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 18 November 1997, Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $1,500-2,000 Condition: This artwork is stable but shows evidence of previous restoration. Overall framed size

Lot #: 7

Estimate: A$1,500 - A$2,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ ELMA ROACH (1897-1942) Zinneas oil on canvas signed lower left: E. Roach 45 x 37cm PROVENANCE: The Holst Collection, Melbourne E. J. Ainger, Melbourne, 28 February 2010, Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $2,000-3,000 Condition: Upon close inspection there is splitting/cracking in the paint

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ § SYBIL CRAIG (1901-1989) Still Life 1924 oil on canvasboard signed and dated lower left: S. M. CRAIG 24 72 x 66cm PROVENANCE: Lawsons, Sydney, 20 December 2018, Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $1,500-2,000 Condition: Very good condition overall. Some light wear to the upper right corner

Lot #: 9

Estimate: A$1,500 - A$2,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ CLARICE BECKETT (1887-1935) Winter Sunset oil on board 30 x 25cm PROVENANCE: Acquired directly from Rosalind Hollinrake (Humphries), at a private exhibition in October 1978 by invitation (copy of invitation available) The Collection of Jean Furner Thence by descent Private collection, New South

Lot #: 10

Estimate: A$30,000 - A$40,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JESSIE TRAILL (1881-1967) Flood Lit II (third state) 1938 etching signed, titled, dated and inscribed in pencil below image: Flood lit II (third state) JCA Traill 1938 13.5 x 20cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, South Australia EXHIBITIONS: Jessie Traill, Important Women Artists Gallery

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JESSIE TRAILL (1881-1967) Blackout 1940 etching, ed. 8/25 titled and editioned in pencil lower left: Blackout 8/25 15 x 20cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, South Australia EXHIBITIONS: Jessie Traill, Important Women Artists Gallery, Melbourne, 11 June - 31 July 1977 (another example) Stars in the

Lot #: 12

Estimate: A$1,400 - A$1,800

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ EVELINE SYME (1888-1961) The Castle Chapel, Amboise c.1920s woodcut, ed. 21/50 signed, titled and editioned in pencil below image: The Castle Chapel, Amboise. 21/50 E.W.Syme. 10 x 14cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, South Australia EXHIBITIONS: Water Colours and Woodcuts by E.W. Syme, Athenaeum

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ DORRIT BLACK (1891-1951) The Castle, Taormina c.1928-29 colour linocut on cream wove paper, printed from five blocks in yellow ochre, blue, green, red brown, ed. 5/50 initialled lower right in pencil upon image editioned and inscribed with title beneath image: Sicily, The Castle, Taormina 5/50 20

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ LILL TSCHUDI (Swiss, 1911-2004) Schiffe 1951 colour linocut, ed. 9/50 signed in pencil lower left upon image: Lill Tschudi editioned in pencil right hand side upon image 26.5 x 28.5cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Sydney OTHER NOTES: The interwar years saw the establishment of many new ideas and

Lot #: 15

Estimate: A$14,000 - A$16,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ EVELINE SYME (1888-1961) The Elvet Bridge, Durham c.1936 wood-engraving, ed. 8/50 titled, editioned, and signed in pencil below image 15 x 10cm PROVENANCE: Important Women Artists, Jim Alexander Gallery, Melbourne c.1977 Private collection, Melbourne Thence by descent EXHIBITIONS: Linocuts and

Lot #: 16

Estimate: A$1,500 - A$2,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ § NANCY BORLASE (1914-2006) Full Moon and Birds c.1998 oil on canvas in artist's made frame initialled lower right: NB inscribed verso: NANCY BORLASE/ 6/21 MOSMAN ST MOSMAN/ 2088 NSW. FULL MOON and BIRDS/ 1998-2000 76 x 91cm PROVENANCE: Lawsons, Sydney, 26 June 2014, Private collection, Melbourne

Lot #: 17

Estimate: A$900 - A$1,200

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ NAN HORTON (1916-1971) Girl Drinking Tea 1940 watercolour on paper signed lower right: Nan. 37 x 25cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Victoria Thence by descent EXHIBITIONS: Becoming Modern, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 18 May 2019 - 9 August 2019 OTHER NOTES: This work was exhibited as part

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ CONSTANCE STOKES (1906-1991) Portrait of the Artist's Daughter 1961 oil on board signed upper left: Constance Stokes/ 61 59.5 x 47cm PROVENANCE: Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne 4 June 2003, Private collection Sydney Estimate $9,000-12,000 Condition: Work is in good condition with no major faults to

Lot #: 20

Estimate: A$9,000 - A$12,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ MIRKA MORA (1928-2018) Listening to Wagner 1960 ink on paper signed and dated lower right: Mirka 60 titled lower centre: For Mimi en / écoutant WAGNER_ 27 x 34.5cm PROVENANCE: Gift from the artist 1960 Private collection, Melbourne Thence by descent Estimate $3,000-4,000 Condition: There is a

Lot #: 21

Estimate: A$3,000 - A$4,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JOY HESTER (1920-1960) Man with Beard 1955 ink on paper signed and dated lower left: Joy Hester/ 1955 75.5 x 50.5cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Melbourne Thence by descent OTHER NOTES: In 1955, Joy Hester was invited by Georges and Mirka Mora to show at Mirka Cafe, 183 Exhibition Street, the

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JULIA MAVROGORDATO (British, 1903-1992) Autumn c.1930 colour linocut, no. 3 signed, titled and numbered in pencil below image: autumn 3 Julia M. Mavrogordato 25 x 18.5cm PROVENANCE: Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney (label verso) Private collection, Sydney Estimate $900-1,200 Condition: In good

Lot #: 23

Estimate: A$900 - A$1,200

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ NORBERTINE VON BRESSLERN-ROTH (Austrian, 1891-1978) Leopard Hunt 1927 woodcut signed and titled in pencil below image: "LEOPARD HUNT" Bresslern-Roth 20 x 25cm PROVENANCE: Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney (label verso) Private collection, Sydney Estimate $1,000-1,500 Condition: In good condition, with

Lot #: 24

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ MABEL PYE (1894-1982) Untitled (Landscape) linocut initialled in plate lower left: MP 13 x 17cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, South Australia OTHER NOTES: Working in linocuts, Pye focused on landscapes and still lifes with bold colour and lines. Studying under Bernard Hall at the Melbourne

Lot #: 25

Estimate: A$300 - A$400

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ EVELINE SYME (1888-1961) The Ruins, Port Arthur woodcut ed. 16/50 signed, titled and editioned in pencil below image: The Ruins, Port Arthur 16/50. EW.Syme 9.3 x 6.4cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, South Australia EXHIBITIONS: Water Colours and Woodcuts by E.W. Syme, Athenaeum Gallery

Lot #: 26

Estimate: A$1,500 - A$2,000

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ EVELINE SYME (1888-1961) Sydney Tram Line 1936 linocut ed. 10/25 from 3 blocks, printed in 1) vermillion, 2) viridian; 3) burnt umber, impression on buff oriental laid tissue, originally mounted to brown paper backing titled, editioned and signed in pencil on reverse of impression below image 24.4

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ HELEN OGILVIE (1902-1993) Cockatoos c.1927 handcoloured linocut titled and signed in pencil below image: Cockatoos- HOgilvie- 6 x 6.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Ray Hughes Shapiro Auctioneers, Sydney, 15 May 2018, Private collection, Melbourne EXHIBITIONS: A Survey of Australian Relief Prints

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ AILEEN BROWN (born 1946) Jug of Poppies 1986 linocut, ed. 11/50 signed, titled, dated and editioned in pencil below image: 11/50 JUG OF POPPIES aileen Brown 86 42 x 32cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $400-500 Condition: In very good condition with no apparent faults to report

Lot #: 29

Estimate: A$400 - A$500

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ CRISS CANNING (born 1947) Welcome oil on canvas signed lower right: Criss Canning 76 x 91cm PROVENANCE: Melbourne Art Exchange, Melbourne 1984 Private collection, Melbourne Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 5 June 2018, Private collection, Melbourne EXHIBITIONS: Criss Canning, Melbourne Art Exchange

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 19 Oct 2021

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♡ JANET CUMBRAE-STEWART (1883-1960) By the Harbour pastel on paper signed lower right: Cumbrae Stewart 37 x 45cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Melbourne Estimate $800-1,200 Condition: Work is in very good condition with no apparent issues to report. Framed 64 x 69cm. The opinions expressed in the

Lot #: 31

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 19 Oct 2021