50 - Important Australian Works of Art from the Estate of the late James O. Fairfax AC

Important Australian Works of Art from the Estate of the late James O. Fairfax AC
Sydney
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30 August 2017
2

GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH

SOFA IN THE CORNER, 1962

oil on composition board

61.0 x 55.0 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
3

GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH

STILL LIFE IN THE WINDOW, 1959

oil on composition board

61.5 x 47.5 cm

Estimate: 
$70,000 – 90,000
4

RUSSELL DRYSDALE

THE BAR – ALBURY, c.1942 – 43

pen and ink and watercolour on paper

29.5 x 39.5 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
5

IAN FAIRWEATHER

TEMPLE, WEST LAKE, HANGCHOW, 1936

oil and pencil on cardboard

51.5 x 58.5 cm

Estimate: 
$250,000 – 350,000
6

IAN FAIRWEATHER

CHRISTMAS, 1961

synthetic polymer paint and gouache on composition board

95.5 x 70.0 cm

Estimate: 
$200,000 – 250,000
7

JOHN OLSEN

THE BICYCLE BOYS REJOICE, 1955

oil on canvas

60.0 x 75.5 cm

Estimate: 
$70,000 – 90,000
8

RALPH BALSON

CONSTRUCTIVE PAINTING, 1953

oil on composition board

84.0 x 109.0 cm

Estimate: 
$120,000 – 160,000
9

TONY TUCKSON

RED COLLAGE, c.1960

oil, collage and synthetic polymer paint on composition board

122.0 x 91.5 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
10

EUGENE VON GUÉRARD

MR JOHN KING’S STATION, 1861

oil on canvas

40.0 x 84.0 cm

Estimate: 
$800,000 – 1,200,000
11

TOM ROBERTS

LADY WITH A PARASOL, c.1889

oil on canvas

42.5 x 27.0 cm

Estimate: 
$300,000 – 500,000
12

TOM ROBERTS

PORTRAIT IN THE GARDEN, 1896

oil on wood panel

60.5 x 29.0 cm

Estimate: 
$120,000 – 160,000
13

CHARLES CONDER

RAINY DAY, 1888

oil on cedar cigar box lid

12.0 x 19.0 cm

Estimate: 
$200,000 – 300,000
14

WALTER WITHERS

YARRA RIVER COTTAGE, c.1898

oil on canvas

22.5 x 31.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
15

ARTHUR STREETON

MINARETS, CAIRO, 1897

oil on board

102.0 x 33.5 cm

Estimate: 
$300,000 – 500,000
16

FREDERICK McCUBBIN

LITTLE DOCK, MELBOURNE, c.1914

oil on wood panel

24.5 x 35.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
17

RUPERT BUNNY

AT THE PUMP, c.1908

oil on canvas

60.0 x 73.0 cm

Estimate: 
$180,000 – 240,000
18

SIDNEY NOLAN

GLENROWAN, 1955

Ripolin on composition board

60.5 x 75.5 cm

Estimate: 
$600,000 – 800,000
19

SIDNEY NOLAN

GIRAFFE, 1963

oil on composition board

151.0 x 121.0 cm

Estimate: 
$60,000 – 80,000
20

JEFFREY SMART

MISS AMHURST’S FIRST VISIT TO ROME, 1968 – 69

oil on canvas

50.0 x 99.0 cm

Estimate: 
$300,000 – 400,000
21

JUSTIN O'BRIEN

STILL LIFE WITH ANGEL FRESCO, 1972

oil on composition board

73.5 x 54.5 cm

Estimate: 
$100,000 – 150,000
22

JUSTIN O'BRIEN

SKYROS EVENING I, 1968

oil on canvas on composition board

53.0 x 60.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 50,000
23

JUSTIN O'BRIEN

STILL LIFE ON A WINDOW LEDGE, 1993

oil on paper on board

48.0 x 33.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 50,000
24

FRED WILLIAMS

LANDSCAPE (THE CHARCOAL BURNER), 1959

oil on composition board

61.0 x 71.0 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
25

FRED WILLIAMS

LANDSCAPE, 1970

gouache on paper

19.5 x 73.5 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
26

JOHN BRACK

NUDE WITH PURPLE RUG, 1985

watercolour, pastel and crayon on paper

75.0 x 80.5 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
27

LLOYD REES

FARM HOUSES AT PENNANT HILLS, 1932

pencil on paper

15.0 x 22.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
28

LLOYD REES

PANORAMIC VIEW FROM MT. CAMBEWARRA, NEAR WOLLONGONG, 1964 – 65

watercolour and pencil on paper

35.0 x 50.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
29

LAWRENCE DAWS

SUMMER, 1993

oil on canvas on board

172.0 x 180.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
30

WILLIAM ROBINSON

MORNING SPRINGBROOK AND WEST, 1995

oil on canvas

137.0 x 183.0 cm

Estimate: 
$160,000 – 220,000
31

KEN WHISSON

SIX HOUSES AND ONE SHED, 2002 – 04

oil on linen

70.0 x 80.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
32

ROY DE MAISTRE

LANDSCAPE, SUTTON FOREST, 1927

oil on plywood

33.0 x 43.5 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
33

ROLAND WAKELIN

EDWARD STREET, NORTH SYDNEY, 1927

oil on plywood

54.5 x 41.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
35

MARGARET PRESTON

MOSMAN BRIDGE, c.1927

hand-coloured woodcut

25.0 x 18.5 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 25,000
36

MARGARET PRESTON

WHEEL FLOWER, c.1929

hand-coloured woodcut

44.0 x 44.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
37

DORRIT BLACK

DUTCH HOUSES, c.1929

colour linocut

27.0 x 20.5 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 25,000
38

THEA PROCTOR

THE TAME BIRD, 1916

lithograph

30.0 x 28.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000
WEAVER HAWKINS, THROWN, 1960
39

WEAVER HAWKINS

THROWN, 1960

oil on composition board

59.0 x 77.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
40

TONY TUCKSON

ARTISTS’ BALL, NO. 1, c.1949

oil on canvas

71.0 x 91.0 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
41

JOHN PASSMORE

THE ARGUMENT, c.1953

oil on composition board

29.0 x 36.5 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
42

JOHN PERCEVAL

CELLO PLAYER, c.1958 – 59

glazed earthenware

40.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
43

DONALD FRIEND

FLIGHT TO EGYPT I, 1964

copper and wood

59.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
COLIN LANCELEY, ATLAS, 1965
44

COLIN LANCELEY

ATLAS, 1965

oil on carved wood and metal

241.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
45

INGE KING

DERVISH (MAQUETTE II), 1991

polychrome steel

70.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
46

MARGEL HINDER

MODEL FOR CANBERRA REVOLVE, 1961

steel wire

35.0 x 39.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
47

ROBERT KLIPPEL

NO. 211, 1967

unique bronze cast

41.0 cm height (including base)

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 18,000
48

ROY DE MAISTRE

STUDY OF A NUDE

pen, ink and wash on paper

31.0 x 40.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 4,000
49

WILLIAM DOBELL

COCKNEY FAMILY, c.1937

pencil on paper

34.0 x 24.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
50

WILLIAM DOBELL

STUDY FOR BATHERS, 1935

pencil on paper

29.5 x 24.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
51

ERIC WILSON

HOSPITAL THEME, INTERIOR, c.1942

pencil and coloured pencil on paper

23.5 x 19.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
52

JOHN PERCEVAL

MARKET GARDEN WITH PLOUGH, 1946

pencil on paper

24.5 x 29.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 5,000
53

WALTER ISAAC JENNER

COASTAL SCENE WITH CLIFFS, ROWBOATS AND ARCHED ROCK, 1894

oil on board

23.5 x 40.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
54

MORTIMER MENPES

ONE OF OUR NEW ALLIES, JAPAN, c.1901 – 02

oil, gouache and pencil on board

41.0 x 32.5 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000